Public Lectures

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We are often invited to partner with trusted community-based organizations to offer public lectures, both in person and online. Don't hesitate to reach out to us by sending an email to dementia [at] if you would like to explore this option. You can watch recordings of past public lecture below.

Navigating the Challenges of Anger While Caring for a Loved One with Dementia 

On April 26, 2022, Mrs. Claire Webster presented as part of the Brainy Boomer Lecture Series offered by the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA).

A conversation about neurocognitive disorders: education, support and research / Une conversation sur les troubles neurocognitifs éducation, soutien et recherche

On June 2, 2021, Dr. Serge Gauthier and Claire Webster presented at a special public lecture hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Montreal.  This lecture was offered simultaneous in both French and English.

Navigating the Journey of Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

On May 26, 2021, Mrs. Claire Webster presented at a special public lecture hosted by The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre.

Comprendre les signes et les symptômes de la démence et soutenir vos proches

On May 3, 2021, Dr. José Morais, Dr. Serge Gauthier and Claire Webster presented a special public lecture, in French, hosted by the Cummings Centre.

Understanding and Navigating the Journey of Dementia

On April 21, 2021, the University Women's Club of Montreal hosted a special public lecture with Dr. Serge Gauthier and Mrs. Claire Webster.

Navigating the Journey of Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

On January 27, 2021, Claire Webster presented the challenges of dementia and shared her story with The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County.

Understanding and Navigating the Challenges of Dementia during COVID-19

On November 23, 2020, Claire Webster interviewed Dr. Serge Gauthier and Dr. José Morais during this virtual public lecture hosted by the Cummings Centre. They shared advice on how to care for a loved one living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic and discussed how to safely access resources.

Caring for the Elderly during COVID-19

On April 21, 2020, Dr. Serge Gauthier, Dr. José Morais, and Mrs. Claire Webster took part in a McGill Checks In live webcast, hosted by the McGill Alumni office. 

Watch as three of McGill’s leading experts in the fields of aging, geriatric medicine and caregiving answer your most pressing questions about the challenges of caring for elderly family members during the current pandemic. Learn about the importance of practising self-care and recognizing the symptoms of caregiver burnout.

Understanding and Preparing for the Reality of Dementia

On May 15, 2019, the Dementia Education Program collaborated with the City of Westmount to offer a public lecture and educate the citizens on the reality of caring for someone with dementia.

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