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TDRA Webinars: Advances in Dementia Research 
Rehabilitation for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
Thursday, July 18, 2024, 12-1 PM EDT
Presented by Dr. Arlene Astell this webinar will explain the role of movement, balance, fall prevention, communication and other cognitive and physical rehabilitation techniques for people living with dementia and mild cognitive impairment.
Dr. Astell will introduce two current studies for which she is principal investigator:
1) Understanding Task Sequencing in People with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia to Inform the Use of Mixed Reality (Task Sequencing and Dementia Study)
2) Feasibility-Testing of a Youth Therapeutic Exercise Video Game System with Older Adults with Dementia (Bootle Blast and Dementia Study)

For more information on the studies, click links to access the studies: 
Email for more information: Brittany.prokop@camh.ca

About the presenter:
Arlene Astell PhD, BSc (Hons)
Dr. Arlene Astell is Director of the Dementia Aging Technology Engagement (DATE) lab at KITE, University Health Network, Toronto, Associate Professor in Department of Occupational Sciences & Occupational Therapy and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and Full Professor of Psychology at Northumbria University, UK. Dr. Astell has more than 20 years of experience developing and evaluating interventions to support people to age as well as possible, including those living with dementia.
This webinar is presented in partnership with the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance


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