This “general interest” webinar is a positive introduction to brain change. Using examples of art, music and poetry, we will uncover some of the creative potential that comes along with a dementia diagnosis.
Catherine Livingstone is the Founder of The Opal Season Company, a dementia care consultancy that helps families design positive engagement opportunities for people living with dementia. She is a Certified Dementia Care Provider, with experience working as a Recreation Coordinator in Long Term Care. As well, she is certified with the Positive Approach to Care methodology pioneered by dementia expert Teepa Snow out of the US, and volunteers with the Alzheimer Society. Catherine has been honored to work with families, community organizations, faith groups and researchers across Canada, as well as in the US, the UK and New Zealand to discover what it means to be dementia-inclusive.
This webinar is a collaboration between Yarmouth Municipality Senior Safety, Yarmouth Recreation, and The Opal Season Company.