Leave a Lasting Gift That Helps Others in the Future

Legacy giving can help you create a lasting impact in your community.

The Dementia Society, with your help, will continue to grow and provide even more programs and services to those diagnosed with dementia and to those who care for them.

Naming The Dementia Society as a beneficiary in your will creates a tangible legacy of your values and lasting evidence of your commitment to help those affected by dementia.

Planned Giving

We would be honoured if you left a legacy gift to The Dementia Society in your will. A charitable gift of this nature allows you to make a significant impact on the future—one that may not be possible during your lifetime.

Estate Gifts

Give a specific bequest, percentage bequest, residual bequest or a gift of securities.

Life Insurance

Make The Dementia Society the beneficiary of your life insurance plan.

Securities and Investments

You may also decide to name The Dementia Society as the beneficiary of your RRSPs, RRIFs, TFSAs. Your charitable gift can also be given in the form of shares, bonds, or mutual funds.


Gift Stocks and bonds in your will.


Gift RRSPs, RRIFs, and TFSAs in your will.

The Impact of our Legacy Donors is far-reaching and long-lasting.

My Dementia Story

What was expected to be a few weeks living apart from her husband turned into 5 months.

Irene’s mom, Gail once paid a single hydro bill six different times in a month. This was not just an unusual level of devotion to Hydro Ottawa, it was very unusual for Gail herself. A former executive secretary who managed a group of more than 20 typists, Gail was preternaturally organized. Even at this point it was she who made...

My Dementia Story

Volunteer Week Spotlight: Moe Archambault, Architect of Infectious Fun

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 on the rest of the group. They cast aside their inhibitions and join in enthusiastically, singing and shaking their noisemakers while following Moe’s lead.< One of the originators of The Dementia Society’s Turquoise music program,...

My Dementia Story

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 had to move a large amount of cash and cheques, safely and secretly, to the back room where other representatives from Baker Tilly could count it...

Thank you!

Thank you for considering making a gift for The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County!

To learn more, please contact Ashlee Pallotta at (613) 523-4004 Ext. 3111 or email