Description: In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to live with a cognitive impairment and sensory change. You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication. Dementia Live is an inside-out catalyst to change for those who live, work and visit in your community. Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia. Through the hands-on learning experience participants gain greater awareness and understanding of the constant struggles affecting persons with dementia as they go about their daily lives.
This session is for professionals working in the aging care systems, or family members or community- based groups and Alzheimer’s Support Groups.