Dementia Education Program Newsletter

Claire Webster

Claire Webster
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Claire Webster works in collaboration with the Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill University, where she is the Founder and Ambassador of the McGill Dementia Education Program and McGill Cares, a webcast series designed to support family care partners.

She is a Certified Dementia Care Consultant, Certified Professional Con­sultant on Aging, and conference speaker and educator in the field of caring for an individual with dementia. She is Founder and President of Caregiver Crosswalk Inc., a consulting firm that provides education and support services to help individuals navi­gate the journey of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia-related illnesses. 

As a former care partner to her late mother who had Alzheimer’s disease, Claire has lived experience on the impact this illness has on a person living with dementia and the ripple effect on family members.

Claire is one of the McGill senior co-editors of Alzheimer’s Disease International’s World Alzheimer Reports for both 2021, Journey through the diagnosis of dementia and 2022, Post-diagnostic management and support: a prescription of care. She is also a member of the Government of Canada’s Ministerial Advisory Board on Dementia.

Read Claire Webster's blog, A Caregiver's Crusade.

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