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  • Collins Barrow – Giving Back for Over 20 Years | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    could best give back to the community She had been impressed with support provided to her family by the Ottawa Alzheimer Society when her grandfather developed Alzheimer s disease Tracey knew the Alzheimer Society needed funds Her associates were quick to jump on board and they resolved that the best plan was to establish an annual fundraising event Between staff at Collins Barrow the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County and other local businesses the annual Alzheimer Society fundraising Walk was born Partners and principals at the Collins Barrow were quick to step forward to help with registration It was a great fit Who better to deal with accepting donations than a team of accountants What was originally the Walk for Memories is now the Walk for 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

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/giving-back-for-over-20-years/ (2016-04-26)
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  • The Walk for Alzheimer’s – a Tangible Way to Help | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    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 become more withdrawn It s really quite sad says Margaret We no longer do the things that we loved to do together Our days are quiet now We sit by the fire and enjoy quiet moments together but there s no conversation The couple has enjoyed a new program run by the Alzheimer Society called Minds in Song which brings people with dementia and their care partners together to sing for the joy of it John was always a good singer and he loves it says Margaret His favourite song is Danny Boy I m sure he s a match for John McDermott when he sings it The GGFL team is in its third year of fundraising for the Alzheimer Society through the Walk for Alzheimer s Everyone gets involved I had an hour long conversation with a

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/tangiblewaytohelp/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Caregiver Fact sheet: Maintaining Relationships – Understanding how dementia affects relationships and what will help | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Speaker Living With Dementia Close I Have Dementia J ai la maladie Planning for the Future Planifier l avenir Caring for Someone with Dementia S occuper de quelqu un Community Dementia Services Rethink Dementia Conference Get Help Close We re Here to Help Nous sommes ici pour vous aider Support Soutien Education Éducation Resources Ressources Get Involved Close Donate Fundraise Volunteer Raise Your Voice Join Local Initiatives Share Your Thoughts Dementia Friends News Events About Us Close Mission Vision Values Our History Key Dates Annual Report Staff Directory Partners Board of Directors Career Opportunities Contact Us Caregiver Fact sheet Maintaining Relationships Understanding how dementia affects relationships and what will help Posted on April 22 2016 January 15 2016 by May Jun Li Learn how dementia affects relationships and strategies to help maintain them Posted in Uncategorized Post navigation Older Newer Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Current ye r Leave this field empty Donate Now Register Now Newsletter Sign up First Link Referral More Dementia Services Upcoming Events Minds in Motion Heron Seniors Centre Minds in Song Eva James Memorial Community Centre Caregiver Groups Caregiver Groups

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/caregiver-factsheet-maintaining-relationships-understanding-how-dementia-affects-relationships-and-what-will-help/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Walk for Alzheimer’s Story – ‘I can do it’ was her motto – and most of the time she could! | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    spirit has always filled me with awe I can do it was her motto and most of the time she could Ildiko who is 46 years old has Down syndrome but her love of life and determination to go places have enabled her to live a rich and rewarding life She got her high school diploma worked as a clerk in a government library lived on her own with a support network to help and had her art work published If she wanted to do something she did it Brownies Girl Guides Karate Judo Sports Perhaps the highlight of Ildiko s life was her success at the Special Olympics She competed in multiple sports but was especially successful in swimming mastering the difficult butterfly stroke Mom Julie and Ildiko travelled together to Austria for the touching and memorable Special Olympics competition in Nordic skiing All of that came to a crushing end several years ago when Ildiko was diagnosed with dementia most likely of the Alzheimer s variety Family had noticed Ildiko was slipping intellectually something was wrong When all other diagnoses were eliminated Alzheimer s disease was identified as the culprit Ildiko had to give up her beloved job and move back home relates Julie Slowly we all adapted to the new reality But now she s confined to bed or a wheelchair at a nursing home and she can t eat regular food What people see is a shell of the person she used to be But she s still the same Ildiko inside I m sure of it Julie says that sometimes she sees a twinkle in Ildiko s eyes even now She hopes it s because Ildiko is savouring a happy memory or thinking of something funny That s why I m participating in the Walk

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/walk-for-alzheimers-i-can-do-it/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Focus on Frontotemporal Dementia | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Conference Get Help Close We re Here to Help Nous sommes ici pour vous aider Support Soutien Education Éducation Resources Ressources Get Involved Close Donate Fundraise Volunteer Raise Your Voice Join Local Initiatives Share Your Thoughts Dementia Friends News Events About Us Close Mission Vision Values Our History Key Dates Annual Report Staff Directory Partners Board of Directors Career Opportunities Contact Us Focus on Frontotemporal Dementia Posted on April 15 2016 April 18 2016 by May Jun Li Focus On is a series of specialized learning opportunities that concentrates on one topic The goals are to increase knowledge and understanding as well as to provide opportunities to connect with others living a similar experience There is no charge pre registration is required Register at www surveymonkey com r 2016FOCUSON DATE Thursday April 21 2016 TIME 6 p m to 8 p m LOCATION Good Companions Centre 670 Albert Street Ottawa Join us to learn and discuss how to accept all that goes along with an FTD diagnosis Posted in Uncategorized Post navigation Older Newer Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Current ye r Leave this field

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/focus-on-frontotemporal-dementia/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Register On-Line | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    in a one hour group exercise class involving sitting standing and walking exercises that can be done at your own pace This can include doing the entire class from a seated position You enjoy trying new activities You re comfortable in a group setting approximately 25 people and enjoy meeting new people and spending time with others You like to have fun If you have any questions or concerns about program eligibility please contact the program coordinator at 613 270 1156 or mindsinmotion asorc org Minds in Song A program for persons with early dementia and their caregivers living in the community No training or music background needed For the joy of singing Cost 42 per couple for the remaining Winter 2016 session 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

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/register-on-line/ (2016-04-26)
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  • First Link | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    Fill out the PDF form and email it to info asorc org Fax Referral Form fax to us at 613 523 8522 Premier lien Formulaire de renvoi 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

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/get-help/resources/first-link/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Recent Presentations | Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
    at The Saroj Lal Alzheimer Society Lecture held at the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County s Annual General Meeting on June 13 2013 Dr Sinha s presentation notes and or view his one hour presentation on YouTube that follows Mr Mike Morissette s 10 minute presentation on Sharing Our Jouney The Aging Brain A lifetime in the making Presented by Dr Marcus Richards PhD Programme Leader Medical Research Council Professor of Cognitive Epidemiology University College London United Kingdom at The Saroj Lal Alzheimer Society Lecture held at the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County s Annual General Meeting on June 26 2012 View the podcast Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer s Disease and Dementia This was the focus of the Alzheimer Society s January 2012 Alzheimer Awareness Month Campagin Our chapter s thanks to Dr Andrew Frank Cognitive and Behavioural Neurologist and Medical Director Memory Disorder Clinic Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital for his generous support that included Featured speaker at the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County s January 18 2012 public education seminar Read presentation notes Guest on CFRA radio program Sunday Night with Rabbi Bulka on January 15 2012 Listen to this one hour interview Op Ed article Let us face it Alzheimer s early diagnosis and treatment is the best way to go Drugs in Dementia the Good the Bad the Ugly Presented by Dr Frank Molnar MD Chief Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario at the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County s October 21 2011 public education seminar 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

    Original URL path: http://alzheimerottawa.ca/research/recent-presentations/ (2016-04-26)
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