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
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.
Read more about Paul Lea’s journey to end the stigma surrounding dementia with the Alzheimer Society Awareness Campaign. Click here to access the article.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
Dear Family and Friends, I’ve signed up to join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s 28th Walk for Memories, and am building an unstoppable disease-fighting team. I need your help to create a future free of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia—and a better today for people living with theContinue reading Join T4D at 28th Annual Walk for Memories
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