McGill Cares: Driving and Dementia

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:00to12:30
Photo of Isabelle Gélinas

Join us on February 22 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. 

Driving and Dementia 

Isabelle Gélinas, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University.  She is also a researcher at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation in Montreal and a member of the Candrive Research Team, interested in driving in the elderly. She developed the Disability Assessment for Dementia (DAD), a measure of functional abilities in activities of daily living, which is used clinically and in clinical trials internationally. She is also interested in issues related to different forms of transportation mobility, including driving, to enable community participation for adults with disability and older adults. Prof. Gélinas developed a web-based graduate certificate program on driving rehabilitation. 

Prof. Gélinas will speak about driving and dementia and will identify when it is time to stop. 

This Webcast will be available in English and French. 

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 February 22, 2023, when the link will become public and available. 

To view the webcast in French, click here at 12 pm EST on February 22, 2023, when the link will become public and available.

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