Sent: March 6, 2018
Canada’s first community designed specifically for people with dementia is opening next year in Langley.
Called The Village, it will consist of six, single-storey cottage-style homes and a community centre, The Village will be home to 78 people with dementia.
If you look up the definition of ‘volunteer’, it simply states, “Freely offer to do something.” Although true, this doesn’t sufficiently capture those who volunteer. I’ve been a Volunteer Coordinator with the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew Cou
The statistics are alarming: one of the greatest risk factors for dying of COVID-19 is dementia. The reasons are many and potentially complex, but the need to prioritize the 24,000+ people diagnosed with dementia in Ottawa and Renfrew County and their