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The Weekly Bulletin Highlights: December 12

Sent: December 12, 2017


Three older men enjoying coffee together

Caregiver Townhall - save the date!

2017 has been a momentous year, for our Society and on many fronts related to dementia care. We'd like to kick off 2018 with a discussion oriented meeting for caregivers of people with dementia. We hope you'll be able to join us.

We'll take the opportunity to update participants on developments at The Dementia Society and to take any questions about our programs, governance, recent name change, etc.

We'll also present the feedback we received earlier this autumn when we asked our readers to share what they see as the biggest challenges looming on the dementia care front.

Please consider coming along to this informal event designed to inform and discuss issues that are important to dementia caregivers.

When: Wednesday, January 24th, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Click for event details and registration

Also in this issue:

  • The long-term care system may be struggling to meet the needs of our most vulnerable, but the need for the system is only growing [Article from Ottawa Citizen]
  • Plight of young caregivers examined at forum organized by The Change Foundation [Article from Ottawa Citizen]
  • Reunited: a short film about music and the human spirit [YouTube video]
  • Get ready for the 2018 Walk for DementiaTM! Introducing your Walk co-chairs
  • 10 tips for the holidays

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