RECORDING - On Aging: Canadian Conversations - On Dementia-Friendly Communities with Heather Cowie
Heather Cowie is the Manager, Community Engagement at the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and the National Project Manager for Dementia-Friendly Canada. The Dementia-Friendly Canada project is a partnership between Alzheimer Societies across the country intended to grow dementia-friendly communities by creating a truly nation-wide impact.
Heather has her Master of Arts degree in Gerontology from Simon Fraser University, where she specialized in aging and the built environment. She previously worked as the Strategic Lead and Provincial Coordinator for the Dementia-Friendly Communities initiative at the Alzheimer Society of B.C. for almost seven years, and is excited to be bringing attention to dementia-friendly communities across the country and helping people understand the actions they can take to build them.
On Aging: Canadian Conversations - On Dementia-Friendly Communities with Heather Cowie
Healthy Aging CORE Canada and HelpAge Canada
May 02, 2023
- Mental Health and Wellness
- General Health and Wellness
- Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
- Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
- Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
- Best Practices
- Evidence-based & emerging practices
- Recorded webinar