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Saturday, December 11, 2021

Take Charge of Your Health: Dementia 360

Registration Coming Soon

Join iCON for the 2021 virtual Chinese Health Forum: “Take Charge of Your Health: Dementia 360”. This FREE online, interactive forum will take place on Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12, 2021.

 

Delivered in Cantonese, Mandarin and English, this forum is designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with knowledge and resources to manage dementia. Through a series of presentations and discussions, health experts from the community will educate and engage with the audience on health topics including:

  • Recognizing Dementia – early detection and when to seek help
  • Living with Dementia – nutrition and mental health, home safety
  • Where and how to find help in the community – navigation of health services, treatments and medications
  • Long Term Care – advanced care planning

Click here for Program-at-a Glance

 

Expert Speakers and Sessions (please click talk title for more details):

Do I have dementia?

Dr. Charmaine Ma, Family Physician

 

Assessments and treatments for dementia

Dr. Roger Wong, Geriatrician

 

Communication strategies for caregivers

Winnie Lau, Registered Psychiatric Nurse

 

Knowledge on commonly used medications for dementia patients

Kent Ling, Pharmacist

 

Getting homes ready for virtual care
Dr. Kendall Ho, Emergency Physician, Lead of UBC Digital Emergency Medicine Unit

 

How to stay mentally healthy when living with and providing care to patients with dementia?

Dr. Tigerson Young, Registered Psychologist

 

Fall prevention and home safety

Wendy Lam, Occupational Therapist

 

Can diet prevent dementia?

Jo Jo Wang, Registered Dietitian

 

Community resources – Who can help?

Miranda Wong, Registered Psychiatric Nurse

 

 

Date

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Date

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Time

2:00 - 4:00 PM PT

Format

Virtual (Zoom link will be provided after registration)

Admission

Free to attend

Language

Cantonese, with simultaneous translations to Mandarin and English

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