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Take-a-Break Program

30/07/2020
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The (Virtual and Remote) Take-a-Break program provides access to meaningful activities and social interactions and provides an opportunity for caregivers to take a welcome and regular break from the demands of dementia care—a critical part of living well with dementia. In this program, persons living with dementia are matched with volunteers for customized virtual visits. Tailored to […]

Welcome to Your Weekly Round Up

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07/04/2020
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your guide to meaningful activities Education Mindfulness for Caregivers - April 8, 2020, 12:00 pm  Tara Cohen is a social worker (MSW, RSW) and mindfulness instructor and is deeply committed to supporting individuals in achieving their optimal quality of life, throughout their life journey. Register Here  Dementia Basics - April 9, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm    […]

Walk for Dementia - Postponed

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24/03/2020
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Please be advised that the Walk for Dementia has been postponed and will not be taking place on  Saturday, May 9th as planned Due to the continuing spread of COVID-19 and with the health and safety of our staff, clients and volunteers top of mind, The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County has made […]

What Science Tells Us About Preventing Dementia

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12/12/2019
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By Anne Tergesen, November 17, 2019 published in the Wall Street Journal There are no instant, miracle cures. But recent studies suggest we have more control over our cognitive health than we might think. It just takes some effort. Read more of this article by Anne Tergesen at the Wall Street Journal here: What Science […]

Share in the Warmth

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05/12/2019
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“We have dementia. That’s what they said. We didn’t really know what any of this meant, and that’s where the Dementia Society came in. Everyone in our situation needs to be told – ‘go to this place and talk to these people and they will help you.’” This is Kevin and Karen’s story, but it […]
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