Creating Dementia-Friendly Communities Forum St. Paul's Bloor Street
Join local businesses and
organizations, persons living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia,
families, and friends, at this fifth annual day of action and collaboration to
learn, build connections, and discuss how we can make Toronto more
COST: This event is FREE, registration is required.
Date and Time: Monday, October 23rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Find out about more about our
presenters, such as Senator Art Eggleton, and sessions for the day in the
10:00 - 10:30 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:30 - 10:40 am - Welcome and Introductions
10:40 - 10:55 am - Energizer
10:55 - 11:25 am - What is Dementia-Friendly Community?
11:25 - 11:40 am - Break
11:40 - 12:05 pm - National Study on the Issue of Dementia in our Society. Presenter: Senator Art Eggleton, Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, will share key recommendations from the Senate Committee's report - Dementia in Canada: A National Strategy for Dementia-Friendly communities.
12:05 - 12:35 pm - What can we learn from a business who became dementia-friendly and the people who helped make that happen? Presenter: Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
12:35 - 1:10 pm - Lunch
1:10 - 1:25 pm - Energizer
1:25 - 2:45 pm - Discussion Tables - Connecting local businesses and organizations with persons living with MCI or dementia, families, and friends to collaborate on how Toronto will become dementia-friendly
2:40 - 3:00 pm - Closing Remarks and Evaluations
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address: St. Paul's Bloor Street 227 Bloor St. East Toronto, ON M4W 1C8