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Caring Conversations: Hygiene and Dementia

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 10:00to11:00

Caring Conversations is an online forum for care partners of people living with dementia to learn from experts, share concerns and ask questions.

Join a conversation with social worker Lucy Barylak and professional coach and educator Joanne Besner about topics that are important to care partners. After a short educational presentation by the hosts, there will be an opportunity to share your own concerns and ask questions.

Lucy is a McGill-educated social worker and Joanne is a former healthcare program manager.  Both have many years of experience working with care partners.

The Caring Conversations webinar platform will permit people to participate online and by telephone. When you register, you will be provided with a link to join online, and a phone number if you prefer to call in. You will need to register online to receive the link and call-in number.

The next episode of Caring Conversations is:

  • September 26, 2023 at 10 a.m.
    Topic: Hygiene and Dementia
    Lucy and Joanne will discuss what caregivers of people living with dementia can do when the person they support refuses personal daily care. 

Click here to register for the session on September 26 at 10 a.m. EDT 

For more information, please visit our website or send an email to: dementia [at]

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