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  • Priorities and Elections Provincial | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    health Backgrounder Support caregivers through self directed respite options and caregiver education Backgrounder Improve care for persons in later stages of dementia living in the community retirement homes or long term care Backgrounder 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

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  • National Raise Your Voice | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    cent of Canadians want a national dementia strategy A speech delivered by Mimi Lowi Young CEO Alzheimer Society of Canada at the Economic Club of Canada on September 20 2013 The Approaching Tsunami of Alzheimer s Disease and Dementia The Approaching Tsunami of Alzheimer s Disease and Dementia Mimi Lowi Young CEO Alzheimer Society of Canada Fall 2013 Rising Tide The Impact of Dementia on Canadian Society Rising Tide The Impact of Dementia on Canadian Society January 2010 Alzheimer Society of Canada This report reveals alarming new data about the projected economic and social costs of dementia in Canada According to the report if nothing changes the prevalence of dementia will more than double in 30 years with the costs increasing tenfold Rising Tide also identifies four possible interventions to lessen dementia s crippling effect on Canadian families health care system and economy Highlights that dementia will affect 1 1 million Canadians in less than 25 years with the rising economic costs expected to increase tenfold to 153 billion a year Dementia A Public Health Priority Dementia A Public Health Priority April 2012 World Health Organization Alzheimer s Disease International ADI was involved with this study that provides a snapshot of dementia around the globe It shows that a new case of dementia is diagnosed every 4 seconds and estimates that the total worldwide cost of dementia in 2010 was 604 billion WHO is asking governments around the world to develop a plan using solutions and approaches already adopted by other countries Already five of the G7 countries have or have committed to a plan Canada still hasn t Why not Canada Sign up to let the Alzheimer Society of Canada know that you support a national dementia plan G8 Dementia Summit Alzheimer Society of Canada CEO Mimi Lowi Young attended the G8 Dementia Summit held on December 11 2013 at the invitation by Britsh Prime Minister David Cameron along with Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose and leading Canadian researchers Some related media items Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes commitment of G8 countries to work together to address rising dementia crisis Dec 11 2013 press release The pain of early onset dementia Matt Dineen s wife is in her 40s and one of many younger Ontarians living with dementia CBC TV Dec 10 2013 Critics call on federal government to develop national dementia strategy Global News Dec 10 2013 CMA calls on federal government to create strategy against dementia dilemma Dec 10 2013 press release Canada urged to develop national dementia strategy Vancouver Sun Dec 11 2013 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

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  • Priorities and Elections National | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    a national dementia strategy Maclean s Magazine Sept 16 2015 Alzheimer Society welcomes NDP support of a national dementia strategy Sept 14 2015 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

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  • After Hours Support | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    general health information from a Registered Nurse This free service is available in both English and French with translation services available to support several additional languages 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

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/about-us/contact-us/after-hours-support-for-dementia-caregivers/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Newsletter | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    our free newsletter 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 français Renseignements essentiels pour

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  • May-Jun Li | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Alzheimer s Collins Barrow continues its tradition of involvement with the event as lead sponsor to this day From junior staff members up to senior partners many hands pitch in sometimes even after retirement Tracey and her extended family have been there every year We were worried the year of the ice storm in 1998 Tracey says But not even that natural disaster kept people away My kids have been in the Walk since they were in utero she continues I was doing so much running around as a volunteer nine months pregnant with my first son Robbie that we were all sure he would be born on site Having had a second occasion to appreciate the Alzheimer Society when her own father was diagnosed with a type of dementia Tracey points out that aging and its pitfalls are something we all have to deal with We or someone we know will be affected by dementia eventually in one way or another she says So it s important to support in any way we can The Walk for Alzheimer s takes place at Tunney s Pasture Ottawa on Saturday May 7 2016 Mother s Day weekend If your life has been touched by dementia Collins Barrow invites you to get involved and make a difference Go to www walkforalzheimers ca or call 613 360 5627 To learn more about dementia and the support education and resources offered by the Alzheimer Society to families living with dementia visit www alzheimer ca ottawa or call 613 523 4004 Posted in Uncategorized Leave a comment The Walk for Alzheimer s a Tangible Way to Help Posted on April 23 2016 April 20 2016 by May Jun Li bloom Written by Susan Paul Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County For people in the community who are living with Alzheimer s disease or another dementia the Walk for Alzheimer s fundraising event on May 7 represents a tangible way to help Everyone somehow has a connection to dementia says Barrhaven accountant Paul Morton Paul s father John Morton was diagnosed with dementia seven years ago That s why Paul and his colleagues at Ginsberg Gluzman Fage Levitz GGFL Chartered Professional Accountants have a fundraising team that supports the Walk for Alzheimer s Paul s Mom Margaret is an enthusiastic supporter as well She is her husband s main caregiver as he still lives at home I have a great family and great support from the Alzheimer Society she says I ve made good use of their education sessions and support groups and am very grateful for the help So it feels good to give back John and Margaret met while working at the National Research Council married 55 years ago and had two sons Paul and Margaret describe John as a lively intellectual man a scientist who loved the outdoors and loved to be active But most of John s social and outdoor activities have ceased as his dementia has increased and he has

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  • Get Help | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    get the community support and services they need Visit www alzheimer ca ottawa Call 613 523 4004 Or just drop in Nous sommes ici pour vous aider La Société Alzheimer est préoccupée par les personnes ayant des troubles cognitifs et leurs aidants Il y a près de 16 000 personnes à Ottawa et dans le Comté de Renfrew vivant avec des troubles cognitifs Cependant seulement 20 de ce nombre sont des clients de la Société Alzheimer d Ottawa et du Comté de Renfrew Nous voulons changer cela Nous vous présentons une vidéo de Sue Fowler Dacey et de sa mère Mary partageant leur expérience après avoir reçu l aide de la Société Alzheimer Appelez la Société Alzheimer d Ottawa et du Comté de Renfrew pour du soutien de l éducation et des ressources au 613 523 4004 à Ottawa ou au 888 411 2067 dans le Comté de Renfrew communiqué de presse La Société Alzheimer Ici pour vous aider Il y a près de 16 ooo personnes à Ottawa et dans le Comté de Renfrew vivant avec des troubles cognitifs Cependant seulement 20 de ce nombre sont des clients de la Société Alzheimer d Ottawa et du Comté de Renfrew Nous voulons changer cela La campagne de la Société Alzheimer Nous sommes ici pour vous aider a pour but d informer le public de leurs services utiles et pratiques disponibles à toute personne en ayant besoin Sue Fowler Dacey et sa mère Mary peuvent témoigner de leur valeur La première fois que j ai appelé la Société Alzheimer il y a environ 6 ans un membre du personnel m a parlé pendant 45 minutes dit Sue Trois jours plus tard j ai reçu un gros paquet contenant de l information très pertinente Le personnel de la Société Alzheimer m a prise sous leur aile ajoute t elle Oui ils se sont occupés de maman mais ils se sont préoccupés de me garder en bonne santé mentale pour que je puisse aussi m occuper d elle Ils m ont dirigée vers d excellents programmes tels que les séries d apprentissage et les groupes de soutien Ils m ont dit que certains de ces programmes n étaient pas organisés par la Société Alzheimer mais je n aurais jamais été au courant de leur existence s ils ne m en avaient pas parlé Mary Fowler la mère de Sue et âgée de 92 ans a eu une vie de pionnière Elle a été la première femme à graduer en Génie mécanique de l Université McGill en 1946 et la première ingénieure féminine de l A R C Je ne trouvais pas étrange d être ingénieure Vous avez ce qui est dans votre cerveau Vous savez ce que vous pouvez faire dit Mary J ai donc ignoré les personnes qui me trouvaient étrange Mary partage facilement les détails de son éducation et de son expérience professionnelle mais elle a de la difficulté à se rappeler d événements récents tel que d avoir participé plus

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  • Song: "I Will Remind You" | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    song With the aid of my friend Eric Disero we were able to release the song on February 2 2012 I am donating half of all proceeds from the song to the Alzheimer Society of Canada to help fund research 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

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