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Weekly Round-Up

Your guide to meaningful activities - July 12 - 18

Education

  • NEW - Monday, July 13 @ 5pm - Dementia Basics Part 6 -  The Caregiving Challenge.
  • NEW - Thursday, July 16 @ 12pm - Pet Therapy and Dementia -JoinDementia Care Coach Emily Jerome as she discusses research surrounding Pet Therapy, and how it can improve the health and well-being of persons living with dementia.
  • NEW - Webinar On-Demand - Dementia Basics Part 2 - The Science of Dementia - Types of Dementia  - featuring Andrew Frank, M.D. B.Sc.H. F.R.C.P.(C) Cognitive and Behavioural Neurologist, Medical Director, Bruyère Memory Program Élisabeth Bruyère Hospitale
  • You are invited to participate in a study geared towards supporting caregivers as they experience significant changes. To increase their hope, quality of life, and ability to deal with adverse situations. The overall goal of this research is to help caregivers like you.

Meaningful Activities

Tip of the Week  

  • If you are in need of support please consider reaching out to one of our Dementia Care Coaches. A Dementia Care Coach provides expert support to improve the quality of life of caregivers, families and people living with dementia.
  • For more information on meaningful activities, you can do at home click here.

Just for Fun 

  • NEW - Toronto Zoo - Scenic Safari - Looking to get out of the house for a safe adventure? Now you can with our NEW Toronto Zoo Scenic Safari. Take a tour around the Zoo from the comfort of your own car with your very own Zoo Keeper commentary to learn about animals as you pass through the variety of Zoogeographic areas!
  • For an up-to-date list of Canadian live streams to watch during COVID-19 check out CBC.ca 

Support

NEW - Caregiver Support Groups for July:

Save the date! From July 15 - 17, The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County is raising money during the #GIVE65 Event to help support the 24,000 people living with dementia and their caregivers in our community. Plus, we’re eligible for up to $5,000 in matching funds. Please consider giving in support of people living with dementia.

DONATE

No one should face dementia alone. We appreciate your unwavering support during these challenging times.  We were created by our community for our community and we stand with our community, continuing to provide much needed services and support to people living with dementia, their caregivers and their families.

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