On a bright Saturday morning in February, Ryerson’s Spare a Thought for Dementia team met at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Toronto to participate in the 28th Annual Walk for Memories event hosted by the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto. Over 2000 families, companies, and volunteers fundraised and participated across the GTA to: Provide personalized music playersContinue reading T4D Makes Impact at Walk for Memories
Dr. Kristine Newman and Jacky Au Duong presents the making of the Spare a Thought for Dementia to Ryerson University’s Faculty of Community Services.
Lisa Loiselle, Associate Director of Research at the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program, discusses the Young Carers Project and some of the resources that are available for young carers.
Christopher Wynn discusses some of the learning curves and challenges he had to deal with while caring for his father who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Felicia White shares her experiences working with the Dementia community. Watch what she has to say!
Watch this video to learn more about some of the challenges that Zameer Bharwani faced while running a youth organization.
Paul Lea discusses life after a stroke. Watch what he has to say!
Nihal Satyadev discusses the importance of youth involvement. Watch the full video!
Watch Emily Fraschetti and her story being a young caregiver.
Carolyn Poirier shares her experiences working with the Dementia community in Toronto. Watch what she has to say!