By Alexandra Peach "For a diagnosis, see a neurologist, for the other 99% of your well-being, see the Dementia Society." Bill Hayden, person living with dementia Five years ago, as a multi-tasking senior executive at a life science informatics company, Bill started the bumpy journey of a dementia diagnosis. With symptoms of memory loss, a […]
The Dementia Society loves seeing you at our free events! After successfully moving many programs online at the beginning of the pandemic, we are now reopening some in-person activities and programs in compliance with Ontario’s public health measures. To help you safely enjoy all in-person events and meetings organized by The Dementia Society, we have updated our Covid Safety Policy. These guidelines are […]
The Champlain Dementia Network is pleased to announce the official launch of our 2019 public awareness and social media campaign designed to build resilience and wellness in caregivers. Life as a caregiver for a person with dementia can get overwhelming especially without adequate support. The right support at the right time builds up caregiver reserves […]
We regret to tell you that the Caregiver Support Group at The Royal Canadian Legion (Bells Corners) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. is cancelled for today due to weather. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 613-523-4004 if you have any questions or concerns.
Ask me to talk about myself in twenty words or less and I would likely say I am proud to be a nurse, I have a great family and I love to run and read. Ask someone else and they might describe me as a fanatical runner and what they would mean is I don’t […]
We are currently recruiting volunteer leadership positions to support our 2019 Walk for Dementia, taking place on Saturday, May 11 at Tunney’s Pasture. 2019 Walk for Dementia Volunteer Coordinator Family Zone Coordinator Participant Recruitment And Support Coordinator Site Set Up And Tear Down Coordinators Route Marshall Coordinator Marketing And Communications Support If you enjoy being […]
The Dementia Society is once again taking part in GivingTuesday, a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, charities, businesses and communities across Canada and in countries around the world. Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season. The impact of GivingTuesday […]
We regret to tell you that Let’s Get Moving class at Heron is cancelled for Tuesday October 9th. We anticipate adding a class at a later date. Our apologies for the inconvenience. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 613-523-4004 if you have any questions or concerns.
Friday September 21st 2018 marks the 7th World Alzheimer’s Day. The Dementia Society of Ottawa & Renfrew County is delighted to take part in this international campaign aimed at raising awareness and to challenge the common stigma that surrounds Alzheimer-related dementia, including Younger Onset Dementia. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs memory and other […]