Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JANUARY is Alzheimer’s Month

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JANUARY is Alzheimer’s Month

  January is Alzheimer’s Awareness month and the Alzheimer Society has launched a new initiative called Dementia Friends. They are hoping that the community will make a difference by becoming more inclusive of some people with dementia and/or their caregivers. It could involve us learning more about the disease, or volunteer to take a person […]

Letter to the Editor from MP Claude Gravelle Canada Needs a National Dementia Plan – Aug 14, 2014

Letter to the Editor from MP Claude Gravelle Canada Needs a National Dementia Plan – Aug 14, 2014

I have a 43-year-old teacher volunteering on my campaign for a national dementia plan because, astonishingly, Matt’s wife who is 45 is already in secure, long-term care with the illness (Frontotemporal dementia, FTD) . They have three children – 14, 12 and 10. About 15 per cent of the 750,000 Canadians living with dementia are […]

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Special Away Program & Ernie Appleton Gardening

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Special Away Program & Ernie Appleton Gardening

CFN – The Special Day Away Program provided to our community by the Community Outreach Services is offered at the Glen Stor Dun Lodge. It is a program designed to help in the care of a loved one which provides respite time for caregivers as well as support and education for them.   . It […]