March 27, 2020


Tuesday March 31, 2020


2:00 - 3:00 EST 


Dr. Richard Swartz, MD PhD Neurologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, an associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, a clinician-scientist in the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program of the Sunnybrook Research Institute and an adjunct scientist at the ICES.

Cardiologist (TBD)

Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley, PhD Clinical Psychologist with the Nova Scotia Health Authority specializing in behaviour change, chronic disease, obesity, acceptance and commitment therapy.


Jennifer Michaud and Patrice Lindsay

Heart & Stroke staff members and people with lived experience 

Intended Audience 

This webinar is intended for people with lived experience with heart conditions, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment, including family and caregivers. Heart & Stroke staff, members of the public, health professionals and system leaders may also find this webinar informative and helpful. All are welcome to join.


This webinar is scheduled in English and will also be offered in French (date TBD). If you are interested in announcements regarding our French language webinars, please join the mailing list at the bottom of this webpage.


This is an open invitation and may be forwarded to interested parties. 

About this presentation 

Information on COVID-19 is emerging at a very rapid pace and it is generating many questions and concerns for people with heart conditions, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment. People with these conditions may be more vulnerable at this time both physically and in coping with social distancing and isolation. This webinar will offer timely practical guidance on evidence-based recommendations regarding COVID-19 and self-isolation.   

Learning Objectives 

  1. To discuss the implications of COVID-19 for individuals with lived experience with heart disease, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment, including caregivers and family members 
  2. To discuss mental health issues and identify key coping strategies for people with lived experience and caregivers at this time 
  3. To acquire practical self-management skills to practice during self-isolation. 

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