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February 2019 - The Uxbridge Cosmos
Dementia with Dignity
How one local retirement community cares for those living with cognitive decline READ ARTICLE
Dementiability - Huffpost Living - Jan 2016
January 2016 - Huffpost Living Canada
10 Common Myths About Demetia

Summer 2014 - Stratford Gazette Online Magazine
Published in Sideroads of Stratford, St. Mary's & Beyond

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April 4, 2014 - New Release: I Care - A Handbook for People with Dementia
By: Jennifer Brush and Kerry Mill

Available at:

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June 20, 2014 - Expert's Guidebook Promotes Partnership in Dementia Care
Published in The Geauga Times Courier

LifecardFeb. 13, 2014 - Thanks for being so 'engaging!'.
From: Third Age Learning, Burlington ON.

Sept, 2013 -
Hamilton Spectator - Lost in Thought: The Caregiver's Burden.
SpecSept, 2013 - Hamilton Spectator - Lost in Thought: The Long Goodbye.

Sept, 2013 - Hamilton Spectator - Lost in Thought: Hope for the Future.

July, 2013 - Montessori method for dementia care fosters residents’ independence.

June, 2013 - National Post - Toronto hospital uses new method to calm distressed dementia patients in the ER

May, 2013 - iaBPG International Affairs & Best Practices Guideline - DementiAbility recognized as best methods as part of RNAO (Registered Nurses Association of Ontario) April, 2013 - Hospital News - Preparing the LTC workforce for older, sicker and more complex residents. See page 28. March, 2013 - Concerned Friends Newsletter - a voice for quality in long-term care.

Globe and MailJan. 24, 2013 - Online Globe an Mail article about Montessori Methods.


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Dec. 27, 2012 - Dementia Support ( - Lunch & Learn Talk with Gail Elliot: We recently hosted an interactive lunch & learn session about the Montessori Methods for Dementia and it was a great success! READ MORE

Nov. 2, 2012 - The Weekender (Bracebridge, ON) - An article about Alzheimer's disease highlights the children's book that Gail has published.



The book provides “one way for the well parent to talk to the kids about what’s going on,” says Chow, senior clinician-scientist with the Rotman Research Institute and Ross Memory Clinic at Baycrest. She collaborated on the project with Toronto gerontologist and dementia specialist Gail Elliot of DementiAbility, who works with patients by using Montessori teaching methods and has experience explaining it to children. Read the full article.

carol smallOct. 29, 2012 - Carol Saba's guest blog in Ability4Life: "Is it possible for people living with dementia to read, sing, play a musical instrument, enjoy activities and contribute to their home and community again?  Absolutely!  That is exactly what has happened when Montessori Methods for Dementia™ (MMD) was introduced and integrated into the everyday life of different people living with varying types and stages of dementia." READ MORE

Oct. 1, 2012 - The Star

Sept 12, 2012 - Baycrest News

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"Dr. Chow joined forces with Gail Elliot, a gerontologist and dementia specialist with DementiAbility Enterprises, Inc., and Atomic Orange Productions (a service provider of interactive toys and games), to create the activity book. The principal cartoon characters are Frank and Tess Detectives – clever names that have the acronym FTD." Read the full article.


Redefining Dementia in Denmark: CBC Radio

Aug 20, 2012 - The Morning Report: "OMNI homes seeing positive results from BSO initiative"

May 18, 2012 - Hamilton Spectator coverage of Wentworth Lodge

May 19, 2012 - Quoted on the front page of the Hamilton Spectator


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