Community Stories

Real impact. Real people. Read stories of people living with dementia and their caregivers, volunteers, and donors in your local community.

Community Groups
Individuals Living with Dementia
Nadia’s mother, Mina Bonello loved to stay active. “She could do everything… a typical Italian mum, always helping, always cooking, cleaning and taking care of[...]
Community Stories
Every hour, nine seniors are diagnosed with dementia in Canada. “It seems like everyone who I talk to has family or friends suffering for several years[...]
Individuals Living with Dementia
Jen* always calls her dad a master cyclist. “He is 71 and loves his bike rides.” But little did she know how one morning ride[...]
Individuals Living with Dementia
Gail’s early stages of dementia became apparent when Irene, her daughter, noticed she paid her Ottawa Hydro bill several times in one month. Irene and[...]
Caregivers of Individuals Living with Dementia
Volunteer Stories
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[...]