Event Date: Oct 27, 2020
At the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Describe dementia-related driving risks.
- Identify approaches to assessing fitness to drive in persons with dementia.
- Implement strategies for facilitating the process of driving cessation.
I.Gary Naglie, MD, FRCPC, FGSA, Associate Scientist
Dr. Gary Naglie is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation at the University of Toronto, and he holds the George, Margaret and Gary Hunt Family Chair in Geriatric Medicine. He is Vice President of Medical Services and Chief of Staff, and Chief of the Department of Medicine at Baycrest Health Sciences. He is a scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute of the University Health Network. His current major research focus is on driving issues in older adults, especially those with cognitive impairment. Gary is a Co-Lead, with Dr. Mark Rapoport, of the Driving and Dementia Research Team of the Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging.
Mark Rapoport, MD, FRCPC, Associate scientist
Dr. Mark Rapoport is a Professor in the geriatric psychiatry division of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, past-president of the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP, 2012-2016), and acting head of Geriatric Psychiatry for Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He founded two widely-recognized annual national review courses in geriatric psychiatry, and his main area of research focuses on motor vehicle collisions associated with neurological and psychiatric illness in older adults.