Free Webinar: Dementia and simple tech tweaks that can help

AbilityNet, in partnership with BT Group logo

Older woman and younger woman smiling at a table with a tablet being operated by the older ladyJoin a FREE webinar on Wednesday 10 July 2024 between 1pm - 2pm BST to learn how technology can provide a helping hand to people with dementia or cognitive disabilities.

Research shows there are more than 944,000 people in the UK living with dementia*. With people living longer, the number of people with dementia is increasing - now 1 in 11 people over the age of 65 have dementia in the UK. 

In this free webinar, expert speakers from AbilityNet will be joined by guest speakers who specialise in dementia, to offer their advice for navigating the digital world with Alzheimer's disease, dementia or cognitive issues, and tech adjustments that can make a big difference.
 

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Who will benefit from this webinar?

The session will benefit:

  • People with dementia
  • Carers of people with dementia
  • Health professionals working with people with dementia
  • People interested in dementia
  • Web and Accessibility professionals interested in design and digital considerations for people with dementia

If you work for an organisation that helps older people or people with dementia or those with cognitive disabilities, this webinar will share useful resources and advice to help your clients - so sign up and bring a group along!
 

Register for the webinar


Everyone who registers will receive the recording, slides and transcript after the event, so do sign up even if you can't attend on the broadcast date.

This session is part of AbilityNet's work with telecommunications company BT Group to help older and digitally excluded people to build online skills and confidence.

Q&A

This webinar will be 60 minutes and include an opportunity to pose questions to the panel. Any unanswered questions will be answered on this page after the webinar broadcast. Find out more about our webinars in our FAQs information.

Do you know an elderly person or a group of older people who want to know more about using digital devices?
We are offering a set of tailored Digital Skills sessions to people aged 65+ in London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester and Glasgow. Group and individual sessions available.

Useful links

*NHS website accessed January 2024

Date of webinar: 
10 Jul 2024 - 13:00