Early Onset Dementia Alberta Foundation

2019 Conference Agenda

 

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Workshop Descriptions

 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time Event
7:00 pm Reception
Connections Café, DoubleTree by Hilton
16615 109th Avenue North West, Edmonton, Alberta
*There will entertainment by Allan T. Bain and light refreshments, not to mention a wonderful opportunity to network!

 

Friday, October 4, 2019

Time Event Speaker Room
7:00 am Registration
8:00 am EODAF Opening Ceremonies Dinner Theater
9:00 am EODAF Humanity Award Presented by Renate Sainsbury Dinner Theater
9:15 am Message – Board of Directors Bernie Travis Dinner Theater
9:30 am Message – Children of EODAF Brande Terashita Dinner Theater
9:45 am "Power It Up" Coffee Break
10:00 am “Feelings Matter Most” - Nurturing and Sustaining emotional resilience in dementia care Peter Bewert Dinner Theater
11:00 am Family Caregiving Journey in Long-term care Dr. Jasneet Parmar Dinner Theater
Noon “Power It Up!” Luncheon Break
1:00 pm U of L Chair of the Dept of Neuroscience Dr. Robert Sutherland Dinner Theater
Workshops
Dysfunction and Dementia - Personal reflections on dementia’s disruptive Peter Bewert Room A
University of Alberta - Dental Hygiene Program Nadia Kobagi Room B
Listening to Dementia Concerns from Members of EODAF Focus Group Bernie Travis Room C
Sharing Stories of the Journey of Dementia Validates the Butterfly Approach Renate Sainsbury
Dorthe Flauer
Room D
3Scape Systems Presentation by Image Works Doug Cole Room E
2:00 pm Design Matters: Responsive Physical Environments for People with Dementia in Long-Term Care Settings Dr. Habib Chaudhury Dinner Theater
Workshops
Nutrition & Feeding in Late Stage Disease Dr. Bill Gibson Room A
Building The Village Langley Adrienne Alford–Burt Room B
Celebration of Life Bonnie Hoffman Room C
Everyday Objects: They become therapy tools by using them in new ways Lara Pinchbeck
Dr. Megan Strickfaden
Room D
3:00 pm "Power It Up" Coffee Break
3:15 pm Todays Challenges in Continuing Care Panel Interviewer Dr. Bill Gibson Peter Bewert
Dr. Jasneet Parmar
Dr. Habib Chaudhury
Dr. Robert Sutherland
Dinner Theater

 

Friday, October 4, 2019 (Optional - Paid Evening Event)

Time Event Keynote Speaker Room
7:00 pm Power It Up!” Dinner & Networking – Fri Night Dr. Robert Sutherland Dinner Theater
Reception at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Entertainment by Hardly a Band

 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time Event Speaker Room
7:00 am Registration
8:00 am Why I do What I Do Roger Marple Dinner Theater
8:15 am Communication & Behaviour Teepa Snow Dinner Theater
9:45 am "Power It Up" Coffee Break
10:00 am Building The Village Langley Adrienne Alford–Burt Dinner Theater
Workshops
Caregiving Coping Teepa Snow Room A
Finding 'Social' Solutions to Social Isolation - Lessons from P·E·G·A·S·I·S Tim Henderson Room B
The Dementia Movement Room C
Living a Beautiful Life with Dementia Bernie Travis Room D
11:00 am Managing Bladder & Bowel Incontinence In Dementia Dr. Bill Gibson Dinner Theater
Workshops
Be in Control Part 1 – Financial Essentials Michelle Coleman
Tracy Spilde
Room B
Funeral Planning and Burial Options Bonnie Hoffman Room C
Dementia and Medicinal Cannabis - What You Need to Know Melissa Scheuerman Room D
Dementia in My Neighbourhood With Panel Interviewer Lee Cardwell Roger Marple
Joe Dolan
Dave McCoppen
Room E
Noon “Power It Up!” Luncheon Break
1:00 pm Beyond Dementia Care - Transforming the Future of all Care Services Peter Bewert Dinner Theater
Workshops
Caregiving Workshop Teepa Snow Room A
Emotional Intelligence Leona deVinne Room B
Care Partner Navigation Panel Interviewer Betty Chaisson Jody McCoppen
Maureen Barnes
Room C
Children of EODAF Talk Brande Terashita Room D
3Scape Systems Presentation by Image Works Doug Cole Room E
2:00 pm Role of Homecare to Support Family Carers Dr. Jasneet Parmar Dinner Theater
Workshops
The Dementia Culture Change In Care Movement Catarina Versaevel
Peter Bewert
Room A
Mindful Hearts-Winnifred Stewart Jennalee Ritter Room B
Culture Summary Elder Elsie Paul Room C
Be in Control Part 2 – Legal Essentials Michelle Coleman
Tracy Spilde
Room D
3Scape Systems Presentation by Image Works Doug Cole Room E
2:45 pm "Power It Up" Coffee Break
3:15 pm Keys to Modify Support to Provide the Best Care Teepa Snow Dinner Theater