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The Weekly Bulletin Highlights: March 6

Sent: March 6, 2018


Dementia village

Canada's First Dementia Village Set to Open Next Year in Langley, B.C.

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.

Also in this issue:

  • Upcoming Webinar on Addressing Abusive Behaviour in Long-Term Care
  • Collins Barrow - With Us Every Step of the Way
  • McGill University Study Shows Hereditary Link to Age and Amyloid Plaques
  • I Slipped from his Mind for the Last Years of my Husbands Life

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National Volunteer Appreciation Week

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

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Make a Connection, Take a Break! Dementia can be highly isolating and the recent social distancing requirements haven’t helped. Make a Connection, Take a Break is an opportunity for people living with dementia to enjoy a regular, safe visit w

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