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Newsletter September 2023



FLIPPING STIGMA ON ITS EAR:

Taking Action Against Stigma and Discrimination

Associated with Dementia


The Flipping Stigma team would like to extend a warm welcome into the fall season! We have a few exciting updates to share from the past few weeks.


We would like to start by acknowledging World Alzheimer's Day (Thursday, September 21st). In the spirit of contributing to a more united, educated global community around dementia-related stigma, we encourage readers to share the Toolkit and/or the Action Group Guide with someone they know.




 


UPDATES ON THE ACTION GROUP GUIDE

is live!

The Action Group launched their most recent endeavor to the public on Thursday, September 14th! You can watch the live launch of the website as well as a conversation between members of the Flipping Stigma team here.




The Guide serves as both a memento of the Action Group’s shared time and work for the Flipping Stigma project and as a helpful resource for anyone who is interested in being part of a research team that includes people with lived experience of dementia.


Visit the online guide here.


If you'd like to get a copy of the physical guide, please send an email with your NAME and your POSTAL address to flipping.stigma@ubc.ca





 


NEWS AND EVENTS



Jim and Alison recently spoke to UBC Media relations about the Action Group Guide.


Find their interview transcript here.







 

The Flipping Dementia Stigma: An Action Group's Guide was on TV!

Watch Alison and Jim in this CTV interview here.


 


Listen to Alison and Jim talking about the Flipping Dementia Stigma Guide and the Toolkit in this interview by Michelle Elliot, CBC.







 

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC RESOURCES FEATURING LESTER



Action Group member Lester and his wife Cindy are featured in several new Alzheimer Society of BC videos.


Find the links below!


Dementia support (Cantonese)

Minds in Motion (English) – longer version

Minds in Motion (English) – short version









 


4-PART WEBINAR SERIES WITH THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC

The Flipping Stigma Team has partnered with the Alzheimer Society of BC to share information about the Toolkit in a 4-part webinar series!


Find more information about the webinars here. This page will be updated as more details are finalized about future webinars.


The first webinar was on June 7th. Watch the recording of the webinar here.


The second webinar was on September 20th. A recording of this webinar will be available shortly – keep an eye on the Flipping Stigma page on the ASBC website.





The next webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, November 22nd from 2:00pm - 3:00pm PT.


Stay tuned to register!





 


FLIPPING STIGMA STORE


We will be launching the Flipping Stigma store in the coming months – All store sales will go to funding research for people living with dementia.


Keep an eye out for the big announcement!




 

Learn more about the toolkit



Download a printable version of this Newsletter below.


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