Upcoming Research Seminar


Seminar #8

Promoting Wellbeing of People Living with Dementia with Exercise

Event Details

October 25, 2022
12:00 to 12:50 p.m. EDT
Event recording will be available

Zoom Video Conferencing or in-person at Labatt Health Sciences Building, Room 232

Research Seminar via Zoom

Speaker: Laura Middleton, PhD


Laura Middleton is the Associate Chair of Applied Research, Partnerships and Outreach in the Department of Kinesology at the University of Waterloo. She is also a Research Scientist at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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Presentation Abstract

Since there is no ‘cure’ for dementia, alternate therapeutic strategies to promote health, function, and wellbeing of people living with dementia are important priorities. Exercise is one of the most promising strategies. This talk will focus on strategies to support exercise among people living with dementia, including expanding exercise programs and co-designing wellness programs targeted to people living with dementia.


Zoom Option

You are invited to a Zoom meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

In-Person Option

Note: As per Western's COVID-19 vaccination policy visitors to campus must complete an Attestation and confirm that either (i) they are Vaccinated and have received one booster; or (ii) they have an active medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated and/or from receiving a booster.

Masks are recommended but not manditory while participating in the seminar in-person.

Zoom Webinar Tips

Please allow yourself sufficient time before the webinar begins to set up the Zoom app on your desktop computer or mobile device. You will be able to join the webinar 30 minutes before the start time. For first time Zoom users, please download the Zoom desktop or mobile app in advance to avoid disappointment if the download takes a long time. (This has to do with your device and internet speed)

Note: You will NOT be able to participate in this webinar on the Zoom web app. The desktop or mobile app must be used to participate.

Used Zoom from your computer before? The webinar link (found in the confirmation email you received upon registration) should open automatically.

*Make sure you have the most up to date version of Zoom prior to joining!

Using a mobile device? Download the free Zoom app from the app store.

Don’t have Zoom on your computer? The application should automatically pop up for download when you click the link and you can follow the prompts. If not, see “manually join the webinar” instructions below.

Manually Join the Webinar

These are the steps you’ll need to take if the link does not open the webinar or you need to download the application to your computer.

  1. Download the Zoom application from the Zoom Download Center. The first option, Zoom Client for Meetings, is the application needed for webinars
  2. Click Download Zoom Client for Meetings, click save file in the grey box
  3. Open\Run the download called ZoomInstaller.exe (Windows) or zoomusinstaller.pkg (Mac)
  4. Click ‘Join a Meeting’
  5. Enter the 9-digit webinar ID listed above into the ‘Meeting ID/Personal Link Name’ field
  6. Click ‘Join’
  7. Enter your name and email address if requested.
  8. Click ‘Join Webinar’
  9. This should take you into the webinar if the webinar is in session.

Step by step visual instructions to run and install Zoom Client for Meetings via Alumni Western

SFIC Certified? Take Note!

Live, online attendance at these lectures counts as a partial (i.e., one third) of a Continuing Education Credit (CEC) for SFIC recertification. To submit this event as a partial CEC please upload a copy of the initial Zoom confirmation of registration email to one of the CEC requirements on your progress report. Your attendance in the webinar will be confirmed by the CCAA in the Zoom attendance data. Remember, one CEC is granted for 3 hours of live or online learning. Therefore, this webinar must be combined with another 2 hours of learning to complete one CEC requirement for SFIC renewal. Learn more about uploading requirements to complete SFIC renewal on the FAQ page.

Learn about recent developments around CCAA courses and COVID-19 on the Update for Course Participants page.