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Caregiving for Dementia Events


For the Dementia Caregiving Challenge, we are hosting 4-hour events in three locations: Washington, DC; New York, NY; and Los Angeles, CA. 


WHO SHOULD JOIN?

This is a “once-in-a-lifetime” chance to participate in a small group workshop to learn the IDEO design process from IDEO designers. The workshop will follow a caregiver-centered design approach. We are inviting health care professionals, designers, funders, innovators and caregivers to come together. At the day-long event, participants will be divided into interdisciplinary teams and each group will include a caregiver who watches over a loved one with dementia. 

"IDEO was an extraordinary experience. I met tons of new contacts, including entrepreneurs, physicians, investors. I was really impressed by this culture of support, creativity and change..." 

— Past Participant 


What do we do at the events?

Using a problem statement based on the needs of the caregivers, the teams will work through the design-thinking process to develop potential solutions. 

The goal of the workshop is to engage stakeholders in a design setting to solve a caregiver-centered problem as a unified team, and to share their design and experience. It is meant to inspire collaboration and ignite creativity among a diversity of thinkers. We hope you'll join us.


HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?

If you are a health care professional, designer, funder, innovator, caregiver or work in the space and are interested in joining us at one of our events in NYC, DC or LA, please reach out to dementia@ideo.com.