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  • Special Occasions | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries d apprentissage Webinaires Apprentissage interactif La transition vers les soins de longue durée Resources Ressources Helpful Information Caregiver Fact Sheets Publications of Interest Useful Links Wandering First Link Transition to Long Term Care For Healthcare Professionals Other Languages Renfrew County Ressources en français Renseignements essentiels pour les aidants Feuillets d information pour les aidants Transition vers les soins de longue durée L errance Premier lien

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  • Weddings and More | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    or thicks asorc org for more information About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries d apprentissage Webinaires Apprentissage interactif La transition vers les soins de longue durée Resources Ressources Helpful Information Caregiver Fact Sheets Publications of Interest Useful Links Wandering First Link Transition to Long Term Care For Healthcare Professionals Other Languages Renfrew County Ressources en

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  • Dancing in the Elevator | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    your local Alzheimer Society Makes a great and thoughtful gift for anyone with a family member or friend with this daunting disease It would also be a wonderful token of appreciation for presenters or volunteers of any organization or for service recognition Order Form About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn Online Webinars Interactive Learning Transition to Long Term Care Staff Families Working Together Dementia 101 Dementia 102 Communication Dementia 103 Behaviour Ottawa Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Other Opportunities Renfrew County Free Education for Families Learning Series for Caregivers Ressources éducatives en français Séries d apprentissage Webinaires Apprentissage interactif

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  • Volunteer Opportunities | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Support How to Apply Please click on the Apply Now button If you have any questions please contact Sarah McCallum Coordinator of Volunteers at smccallum asorc org or 613 369 5618 Thank you for your interest in volunteering your time and skills with the Alzheimer Society It is only with the help of volunteers that we can meet the rising demand for outreach and support of individuals and their families living with dementia We strive to find the best match for your interests and talents and to provide a fulfilling and enriching volunteer opportunity for you About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Renfrew County Drop In and Connect Support Groups Caregiver Support Groups One on One Support Soutien en français Café rencontre Groupes de soutien Groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones Soutien individuel Education Éducation Other Opportunities Learn

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  • Volunteer Stories | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    support me through the various stages of the disease Linda always looks forward to helping the office with whatever jobs might need to be done Being a volunteer helps one feel useful especially with such a wonderful organization who does such good work providing excellent care says Linda Linda credits the Alzheimer Society staff for making their volunteers feel welcomed appreciated and needed She urges others to get involved because she believes in the work the Society is doing and because it s a great experience for volunteers Being a volunteer gives one an opportunity to give back to their community I think most volunteers feel they benefit more than the society or organization they volunteer for she says Raymond Au By Gabriel Mayost Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County Volunteer and Carleton University Journalism Student Sept 2012 Raymond Au began volunteering with the Alzheimer Society because he knows first hand the strain that caregivers are under My mom had Alzheimer s disease and because of my work as a pharmacist I interact with people with Alzheimer s I want to help the families cope with the stress and provide support says Raymond In his six years as a volunteer Raymond has given presentations to the local Chinese community to help increase awareness of Alzheimer s disease He feels that reaching out to people and sharing information is extremely satisfying work The most enjoyable thing is letting people know that there is hope and that there is always help he says Raymond encourages people to get involved with the Alzheimer s Society We always have a need for volunteers to help out Raymond says Bernadette Lee Wo By Gabriel Mayost Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County Volunteer and Carleton University Journalism Student Oct 2012 When I first became aware that my mother was showing signs of what may have been dementia the first thing I knew I had to do was talk to someone to learn as much as I could so that I could do the best for her I picked up the phone and called the Alzheimer Society and spoke to one of the counselors They told me to come in with my Mother I remember feeling surprised at such a quick response I always left feeling empowered and better prepared to care for my mother says Bernadette Bernadette was a long distance caregiver and while away from Ottawa was able to reflect on how fortunate she was to have access to the services the Society offered Bernadette decided to volunteer because she wanted to give something back for all the support she received Her first volunteer activity with the Society was the fundraiser Walk for Memories in January 2010 Bernadette says It has been and continues to be personally rewarding and uplifting for me The office has good energy and is a very welcoming place The staff and other volunteers I have met are wonderful people and I feel very much a part of the

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  • Dementia Champions | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    to deal with the approaching tsunami of dementia as the baby boomers age Current OECD membership includes Australia Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Israel Italy Japan Korea Luxembourg Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Slovak Republic Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey United Kingdom and United States This group includes all of the G8 countries except Russia and Russia has a plan Today the combined direct medical and indirect lost earnings costs of dementia in our country total 33 billion per year By 2040 this figure will skyrocket to 293 billion per year For more information about Mind the Gap Click on the text below Media coverage http www ctvnews ca video clipId 217939 http globalnews ca news 1020661 watch ndp mpclaude gravelle calls on feds to create strategy against dementia dilemma http www cbc ca ottawamorning About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/get-involved/public-policy/federal/matthew-dineen-family/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Regional Raise Your Voice | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    s Seniors Care Strategy Letters to the Editor Published Dementia nurses suffer moral distress study by Nona Nalley June 2015 Support bill that will lead to Alzheimer s strategy EMC Arnprior June 21 2012 Long term care home staffing woefully inadequate Ottawa Citizen June 14 2010 Sent but not published Dealing with dementia by Kathy Wright August 2013 Death in Long Term Care Home by Kathy Wright March 2013 Cases of dementia set to soar by Ashley Loiselle July 2012 Frightening view of senior care by Lynda Colley Oct 20 2011 Resource Sheets The Need for Early Diagnosis and Intervention Nécessité d un diagnostic précoce et d une meilleure intervention The Need for Respite Care Options Besoin d options de soins de relève The Need for Increased Staffing in Long Term Care Homes Besoin d une dotation en personnel accrue dans les foyers de soins de longue durée About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect

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  • Provincial Raise Your Voice | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Gail Donner Dean and Professor Emerita Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto Local Families Supporting the Need for an Ontario Dementia Strategy Raise your voice to make dementia a priority in your community Be a catalyst for change Changes are happening because people like you are speaking out and being heard What has the Ontario Government committed so far What is your electoral district Local Families Supporting the Need for an Ontario Dementia Strategy October 14 2015 Ottawa Dementia Roundtable Indira Naidoo Harris Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Long Term Care led a Dementia Roundtable hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County Participants included representatives from the local Alzheimer Society community service providers and dementia caregivers May 13 2015 Alzheimer Society Queen s Park Day On May 13th 85 Dementia Champions from across Ontario arrived at Ontario s Legislature for the Alzheimer Society Queen s Park Day Participants attended Question Period a reception with MPPs and one one one meetings with MPPs throughout the day Representatives from the Ottawa area were Kathy Wright Alzheimer Society Executive Director Katherine and Michael Duncan and Frank Molnar Geriatrician Chief of the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario who met with Marie France Lalonde MPP Ottawa Orléans and John Yakabuski MPP Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke Prior to May 13 Alzheimer Society representatives also met with John Fraser MPP Ottawa South and Madeleine Meilleur MPP Ottawa Vanier at their local constituency offices Supported by their local Alzheimer Societies Dementia Champions were advocating for the development of an Ontario Dementia Strategy with direct input from people with dementia and care partners Meeting with their respective MPPs they discussed dementia s impact in their communities and reinforced the idea that people can live well with dementia with proper community support Resources provided to MPPs Facts Overview HealthPromtion HealthSupport Issues Document Recent media stories Ontario Health Minister Dr Eric Hoskins made his support for a National plan alongside Ontario s continued work in dementia public About Dementia What is Dementia 10 Warning Signs Stages of the Disease Benefits of Early Diagnosis ReThink Dementia Questions Statistics Research Recent Presentations Our Contribution to Research Alzheimer Society Research Program Local Trials Studies Invite a Speaker La maladie En quoi consistent l Alzheimer et maladies apparentées 10 signes précurseurs Les stades de la maladie d Alzheimer Avantages du diagnostic précoce Les Démences On Y Repense Living With Dementia I Have Dementia Planning for the Future Legal and Financial Health and Personal Care Driving and Dementia Caring for Yourself Caring for Someone with Dementia Care Planning Checklist Understanding Behaviour Take Care of Yourself Long Distance Caregiving Safety in the Home Long Term Care Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Quotidien J ai la maladie Planifier l avenir S occuper de quelqu un Get Help We re Here to Help Support Soutien Ottawa Minds in Motion Minds In Song Drop in and Connect Support Groups Individuals in Early Stages of Dementia Caregiver Support Groups One on

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