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“Caregivers are Heroes”: Talking National Dementia Strategy

With the release of Canada’s $50 Million National Dementia Strategy, Dr. Andrew Frank of the Bruyère Memory Program spoke with Rob Snow on 580 CFRA. Dr. Frank said he was pleased that the [...]


A Memorial Event To Remember

Joanna Ostrow MacDonald left a remarkable legacy. She wrote a best-selling novel, In the Highlands since Time Immemorial. She knew Ken Kesey at school, and went to some of his  “electric Kool-Aid [...]


A fortuitous email

This Sunday, Amédée Levesque would have been celebrating Father’s Day. Sadly though, he passed away in 2014, after four years of living with dementia. His family holds Amédée in their hearts, and [...]


Jim, Mary Lynne, Tara, Diana, and Laura Holton: a family affair

Growing up, I loved visiting the Holtons. Tara was one of my best friends, and she had two great sisters, Diana and Laura. But another huge draw was her parents Jim and Mary Lynne, who fed me. [...]


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

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