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
Members of the Thoughts for Dementia Collaborative– Andy Mok, Angel Wang, Kristine Newman, and Jacky Au Duong– debuts #T4Dementia campaign and poster at the 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia
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.
Hosted by The Change Foundation, the Hot Talks on Health, A Spotlight on Young Carers, will shine a light on this often invisible population of caregivers.
The World Rock Against Dementia movement is a worldwide event in March 2017 that saw 76 events held in 12 countries around the world. The movement is supported by Alzheimer’s Disease International.
Paul Lea describes his journey with dementia, and the increasing numbers of people that are succumbing to this silent and hidden epidemic.
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.