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Volunteer Week Spotlight: Jesika Walker, The Nice Girl

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05/04/2019
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Jesika is a facilitator with the Let's Get Moving program that is held at the Churchill Seniors' Recreation Centre. She is very well-liked by all the participants, and by one woman in particular.

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Linda Tannis, 44 Years of Volunteer Work

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05/04/2019
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Linda is more than a volunteer, she’s family! She has been an invaluable asset to The Dementia Society during the past 19 years, and she shows no sign of slowing down now. She is also celebrating 25 years as a volunteer for The Good Companions - that's a staggering 44 years combined of volunteer service […]

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Debbie Carpenter, All-Around Asset

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05/04/2019
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Debbie does so many things around the offices of The Dementia Society that we find her indispensable. she is a cheerful, dedicated and wonderful addition to our team!

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Marc Terreau, CMM, CD

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05/04/2019
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Marc, a highly decorated former military officer, is the chair of The Dementia Society's audit committee. He has held that volunteer position for the past 28 years.

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Lorenzo De Franco - Educator, Mediator, and Advocate

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05/04/2019
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Lorenzo is a co-facilitator in a Dementia Society support group, an educator with the Speakers Bureau, and a passionate advocate for people with dementia everywhere.

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Moe Archambault, Architect of Infectious Fun

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05/04/2019
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Moe has a dynamic energy that permeates a room. When she takes out the shakers, the drums, or the paddles, it has an infectious effect on the rest of the group. They cast aside their inhibitions and join in enthusiastically, singing and shaking their noisemakers while following Moe’s lead. One of the originators of The […]

Caregiver spotlight: Selene Commerford, the best asset a support group ever had

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02/04/2019
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Selene Commerford visits her husband and her mom in the same long-term care facility, where they live one floor apart. Both have dementia.

Elizabeth and Tony Graham: Together They Had it All

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29/03/2019
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The inscription on Tony Graham's mausoleum is about his life with wife Elizabeth. It reads "we didn't have it all together, but together we had it all." And the Grahams did have it all - until Tony was diagnosed with dementia.

Elizabeth Graham: Time Well Spent

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29/03/2019
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Well-known Ottawa businessman Tony Graham died in 2017 with dementia. His widow Elizabeth carries on the family businesses, and maintains the philanthropy for which the Grahams have always been known.

A story of bad timing

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19/03/2019
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Tyler Morton was growing into his identity just as his grandfather was losing his.
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