20 min

Get Real! Dementia, Gender, Age Dementia Dialogue

    • Mental Health

 In this second episode on Human Rights and Dementia, we talk with  Christine Telker  a dementia activist  from British Columbia and a member of Dementia Alliance International, a worldwide network of people with dementia. Jane Barratt leads the International Federation on Ageing and is working to advance a Convention on the Rights of Older Persons. Dr. Deb O’Connor teaches at UBC and helps us understand how human rights can be applied even when dementia has progressed.  All three have some suggestions about what we can do to promote human rights and dementia. As well, mention is made of our Town Hall to be held June 29. More info can be found at dementiadialogue.ca.

 In this second episode on Human Rights and Dementia, we talk with  Christine Telker  a dementia activist  from British Columbia and a member of Dementia Alliance International, a worldwide network of people with dementia. Jane Barratt leads the International Federation on Ageing and is working to advance a Convention on the Rights of Older Persons. Dr. Deb O’Connor teaches at UBC and helps us understand how human rights can be applied even when dementia has progressed.  All three have some suggestions about what we can do to promote human rights and dementia. As well, mention is made of our Town Hall to be held June 29. More info can be found at dementiadialogue.ca.

20 min