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Thank you!

Thank you for your volunteer application. 

The Dementia Society values its volunteers who help make it possible for our programs and services to reach so many people living with dementia in our community.

As a volunteer applicant, your application will be reviewed with our current volunteer requirements in mind. We are unfortunately not able to contact each applicant but if screened through, our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch in about 5 business days to discuss potential next steps.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Dementia Society!

Current & Upcoming Programs

Activities, Support & Services

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This program provides an opportunity for people living with dementia and their friends and family to experience a live, virtual musical performance.

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Experience the joy and the power of music. Joyful Sound Ottawa is an intergenerational community choir for people with memory loss, their caregivers, and friends. Participants will form a choir and sing along with their peers resulting in a performance at the end of the series.

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Instructor, Liz Spence will guide participants through an art class where participants will use water colours and crayons to paint. Reference images will also be provided to help participants to enjoy an easy and colourful art class.

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Arts and Minds series is an opportunity for people living with dementia and their partner to explore and experience art. This program allows participants to share their insights, enjoy and discuss artworks in the National Art Gallery.

Activities, Support & Services

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Living Room Live Concert Series is a monthly program hosted in partnership with Carefor that features local musicians performing a 45 minute virtual concert.

Activities, Support & Services

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Experience the joy and the power of music. Joyful Sound Ottawa is an intergenerational community choir for people with memory loss, their caregivers, and friends. Participants will form a choir and sing along with their peers resulting in a performance at the end of the series.
Support Group
Our caregiver peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.

Activities, Support & Services

Support Group

Activities, Support & Services

Support Group
Our peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.
Support Group
Our caregiver peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.

Activities, Support & Services

Support Group
Our caregiver peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.

Activities, Support & Services

Support Group
Our caregiver peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.

Activities, Support & Services

Support Group
Our caregiver peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.

Activities, Support & Services

Support Group
Our caregiver peer support groups provide a safe environment to learn, share, express and help each other through mutual understanding and support. These groups are co-facilitated by an individual with lived experience with dementia, and a trained Dementia Society Care Coach. Experience a compassionate environment and receive up-to-date, accurate information.

Activities, Support & Services

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Project Lifesaver combines radio technology with coordinated police response to locate wandering and disoriented people due to cognitive issues like dementia. With an average rescue time of 30 minutes, Project Lifesaver can reduce the potential for injury and save lives.

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Support Service
Home is where the heart is, but it is also where our health is— and the Aging in Place program helps families create an age in place plan before a crisis occurs.

Dementia Education

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Many people impacted by dementia find themselves isolated due to the stigma of the illness, whether they are a person living with a diagnosis or a caregiver. Dementia Inclusive Training is a one-hour in-person, on-site or online training module that sensitizes business and service providers and individuals to the needs of people living with dementia and their caregivers. Learn strategies for approaching and communicating with a person living with dementia, and gain perspective on environmental considerations to optimize your place of business for people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Dementia Education

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Yes, we can prevent and delay some forms of dementia. Learn about brain health and memory wellness to build brain resilience and fend off dementia.