Dementia Education Program Newsletter


McGill Cares: Talking to children about dementia and death

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 12:00to12:30
Andrea Warnick in front of a dark grey background, wearing a black sweater and smiling.

Join us on March 6th at noon for the next McGill Cares webcast to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster explores topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.  

Talking to children about dementia and death 

Andrea Warnick, RN, MA, is a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Nurse who supports individuals, families and communities who are grieving illness or death in their lives. She co-owns AWC Grief Support, a group practice of over 30 therapists who provide grief therapy across Ontario and grief consultation and education across Canada.  Ms. Warnick developed the five-day Children's grief and bereavement certificate program at SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute. She also hosts Kids Grief Q&A, a free monthly webinar offered by Canadian Virtual Hospice, where she responds to questions from families and professionals from across the country about supporting grieving children and youth.  

Ms. Warnick will answer questions about how to speak to children about grave illnesses and how to recognize and address grieving in children. 

This English webcast is free and open to the public.

McGill Cares is supported by the Amelia Saputo Community Outreach for Dementia Care. 

To view the webcast in English, click here at 12 pm EST on March 6, 2024, when the link will become public and available. 

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