Walk For Dementia 2019 Photo Gallery: Volume 2

These photos taken by our amazing volunteer Judith Madill. Thank you Judith!


A wonderful Mother’s Day surprise

A while ago, we brought you the story of Selene Commerford. Caregiver to her husband and her mom, who live one floor apart in a long-term care facility in the East end of Ottawa. Radio host [...]


Walk for Dementia 2019 Photo Gallery


Young Onset Dementia: A talk in Ottawa

Andrew Frank M.D. B.Sc.H. F.R.C.P.(C)Cognitive NeurologistMedical Director Bruyère Memory ProgramÉlisabeth Bruyère Hospital In case you weren’t able to make it to Dr. Frank’s talk [...]


Spotlight: Venezuela. Dementia Society volunteer German Chique-Alfonzo watches the events in his homeland

German is cautiously optimistic. There will be more bloodshed, but death in Venezuela is nothing new to German. He has seen enough for a lifetime.


Ashley HomeStore: Here To Help

Corporations are people too, they’re just people who care only about corporations.


Holiday tips for caregivers

Easter weekend is here, and we wanted to share a few tips for caregivers to people with dementia that could help in the holiday season: Keep it simple – too many people, too much noise, and too [...]


Volunteer Week Spotlight: Baker Tilly, the Accounting Team that Walks The Walk

Rosa Maria Iuliano had her hands full. She was at the Walk For Dementia with her baby daughter Ida, volunteering at the registration table with her accounting firm Baker Tilly Ottawa LLP. And she [...]


Volunteer Week Spotlight: Jesika Walker, The Nice Girl

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

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 [...]

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