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Weekly Round-Up

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03/08/2020
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Your Guide to Meaningful Activities - Aug 2-8, 2020 Education Thursday, August 13 @ 5 p.m. - Fireside Chat: Connecting Older Adults through Technology - Learn about digital literacy skills, technology, and support provided by Connected Canadians. For more information and to register click here. NEW - Tuesday, August 18th @ 1 pm Supporting Dementia -  this two-part learning series […]

Dementia Doesn’t Take a Break, But You Still Can

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30/07/2020
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As a person living with dementia or a caregiver, you know first-hand that dementia never takes a break. And the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly no exception. The Dementia Society is your community of support.  Our programs and services are now available on-line. We offer virtual and by-phone dementia care coaching, peer support groups, 1:1 visits, […]

Weekly Round-up

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27/07/2020
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Your Guide to Meaningful activities - July 26 - August 1 Education NEW - Thursday, August 13 @ 5 p.m. - Fireside Chat: Connecting Older Adults through Technology - Learn about digital literacy skills, technology, and support provided by Connected Canadians. For more information and to register click here. NEW - Webinar On-Demand - Dementia Basics Part 4 - Understanding the Behavioural and […]

Your Weekly Round-Up

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21/07/2020
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Your Guide to Meaningful Activities July 19 - 25 Education NEW - Thursday, July 23 @ 12 p.m. - The Effectiveness of Music for Individuals Living with Dementia-How and Why. Music is scientifically recognized as an effective and meaningful intervention for individuals living with dementia: it can stimulate memories, reduce anxiety, and provide an opportunity for a […]

Weekly Round-Up

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13/07/2020
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Your guide to meaningful activities - July 12 - 18 Education NEW - Monday, July 13 @ 5pm - Dementia Basics Part 6 -  The Caregiving Challenge. For more information and to register click here. NEW - Thursday, July 16 @ 12pm - Pet Therapy and Dementia -JoinDementia Care Coach Emily Jerome as she discusses research surrounding Pet Therapy, and […]

Weekly Round-Up

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06/07/2020
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Your Guide to Meaningful Activities - July 5 - 11 Education NEW - Monday, July 6 @ 5pm - Dementia Basics Part 5 -  Management of the Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia. For more information and to register click here. NEW - Webinar On-Demand - Dementia Basics Part 1 - The Aging Brain - featuring Frank Knoefel BSc, MD, CCFP (COE), FCFP, […]

Fairfield Sing-Along

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02/07/2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of everyday habits for Canadians. But this ‘new normal’ has had an even larger impact on how hospitals provide care to some of our most vulnerable patients. As COVID-19 locked-down Ottawa, Queensway Carleton Hospital took an innovative step in providing alternative care for some patients by renting out […]

Weekly Round-up

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29/06/2020
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Your guide to meaningful activities - June 28-July 4 Education NEW - Today, June 29 @ 5pm - Dementia Basics Part 3 - The Science of Dementia - Research and Services in the Region. With guest speaker, Neil Thomas, MD, FCFPC, MSc, Neurologist Bruyère Memory Program, Bruyère Continuing Care Affiliate, Investigator Bruyère Research Institute For more information and to […]

Living Room Live Concert Series

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26/06/2020
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Listen to the ‘Special Blends’ Radio Program with Chris White on CKCU-FM 93.1 as he interviews Robyn Meyers, Carefor, as well as the Dementia Society's own Dean Henderson, as they talk about how the pandemic has changed how we support and care for our clients. As well, they also speak to the very exciting joint […]
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