EMBODY – Experiencing Dementia Through New Media Exhibit

In October of 2018, Dr. Kristine Newman from Ryerson University’s Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing collaborated with researchers from Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI) to showcase a new media exhibit, entitled EMBODY – Experiencing Dementia Through New Media. The exhibit was held at the RBC iDAPT Innovations Gallery at TRI over the course of four weeks, and wasContinue reading EMBODY – Experiencing Dementia Through New Media Exhibit

Walk for Memories 2019

Our team, Spare a Thought for Dementia, recently participated in the annual Walk for Memories organized by Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto. We fundraised and walked to support research on Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. For more information about the event and our participation, please check out the presentation slides below.

EVENT – Presentations by Ron Belano

Join Ron Belano in learning more about dementia safety and technology as he travels through Southern Ontario delivering a series of key presentations. Please see the attached posters for more information about the different events and registration details.  

Telling Our Story: T4Dementia

Students enrolled at Ryerson’s School of Professional Communication collaborated with Dr. Kristine Newman and Jacky Au Duong, CCK, to storyboard, draft, and produce a 3-minute 300-word video about the Spare a Thought for Dementia collaborative.

Dr. Kristine Newman presents at GNAO 2018

Dr. Kristine Newman presented a poster at the 2018 Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario’s Biennial Conference (GNAO 2018), held this year on April 12-13 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. 

Creative Answers to Drive Mental Health Initiatives

On March 13th, 2018, Dr. Kristine Newman and the Centre for Communicating Knowledge hosted a workshop on Active Student Citizenship through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing’s Student Engagement Initiative.

Journey with Dementia

Joey creates and updates weekly YouTube videos with his mother Molly who suffers from dementia. Joey creates these videos with the aim of inspiring and educating people on the effects that Dementia has for both the caregivers and the individuals impacted by the disease. Joey’s videos provide a first-hand experience of what a caregiver’s roleContinue reading Journey with Dementia