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MCI@work Public seminar 2022

Presentation date:  April 26, 2022

Presentation Time: 9:00 AM – 12 AM EST

Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment@work in progress (MCI@work) is an international project examining the situation of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or dementia who are still working. In this public lecture the international team of Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Lawyers, Political Scientists and Engineers will present the different strands of the project and our findings.

Join us for the presentation of the unique MCI@work research project of multiple disciplines and its present status. This seminar is for everyone interested in the topic of people with dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment in the workplace, in particular anyone interested in multidisciplinary approaches, including qualitative research, the role of technology, legislation and citizenship. Researchers as well as clinical practitioners are warmly invited.

“Dementia in the workplace: Person-centred approaches to employment support and decision-making”

Presentation date:  May 5, 2022

Presentation Time: 4:00PM EST

Register Here: shorturl.at/iA045

If you are interested in research related to workers who are identified as having mild cognitive impairment or early onset dementia, you are encouraged to attend! This workshop will feature a talk by Dr. Louise Ritchie, followed by a short Q&A facilitated by members of a Canadian-Australian working group exploring a joint research agenda. This workshop is sponsored by the Gerontological Society of America, Aging Workforce Interest Group.  

At this workshop, we will discuss the current research on dementia in the workplace in order to explore the supports required to facilitate continued employment and decision-making around employment post diagnosis. Using practical examples, we will highlight the potential factors which could promote a positive employment experience for those living with dementia. 

About our speaker: Dr. Louise Ritchie, Reader  

Louise is an experienced researcher, with an academic background is in psychology. She is currently leading research grants funded by Alzheimer’s Society, Life Changes Trust and Abbeyfield Research Foundation. Her most impactful research projects relate to dementia and employment; understanding the experiences of and developing interventions to support those who are diagnosed with dementia whilst in employment. Louise is an Executive Committee member of the Scottish Dementia Research Consortium.  


Dementia in the Workplace: Person-Centered Approaches to Employment Support and Decision-Making

Presentation Date: January 31, 2022

Presentation Time: 3:00 PM EST

Canadian Gerontological Association CONFERENCE, Toronto, on

Presentation Date: October 22, 2021

Presentation Time: 3:30 PM EST

Gerontological Society of America CONFERENCE, Phoenix, az

Presentation Date: November 13, 2021  

Presentation Time:  1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Session (10:30am EST time)