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Haldimand, Norfolk adult day programs focus on participants’ successes ’
There’s a lot of choice involved in a cup of coffee. Do you want sugar? Cream? Milk? Did you actually want a cup of tea instead? For a long time, when participants came out to one of the adult day program sessions with Haldimand-Norfolk Community Senior Support Services, staff would prepare and bring them a beverage. While the intention was kindness, by doing it for the participants, “Choice and independence disappears,” said Suzy Duncan, adult day program manager… READ MORE 
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Prof’s bake sale helps Niagara’s long-term care residents
When online learning wasn’t holding her daughters’ attention anymore, Christine Wilkinson decided it was time for a life lesson instead... READ MORE

Colouring book fundraiser lands books in all 33 long-term-care homes in Niagara
The fundraising initiative started small but picked up steam until all the homes in the region were covered... READ MORE
 
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Open Mind: Activities for people with dementia
June is Seniors Month across Canada and a good time to reflect on how we bring joy to our seniors who live with dementia. After attending a workshop in 2017 hosted by Gail Elliot, founder of Dementiability, the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County became inspired to build a Montessori-based Resource library for families... READ MORE
 
Richmond Lions Manor DementiAbility Journey 2020
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Students help seniors turn dementia into ‘DementiAbility’
Imagine a world where those living with dementia can enjoy a life filled with meaning, purpose, joy, independence, choice and high self-esteem. That’s what NC students are striving to create as they learn to apply Montessori methods to help seniors with dementia. About 60 first-year Recreation Therapy students recently completed training in DementiAbility Methods: the Montessori Way (DMMW), as part of their Therapeutic Approaches for an Aging Population (TAAP) course this winter term... 
 
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Well Done Suzanne Acharya, Burlington Public Library
Suzanne and Danielle gave a presentation about Cognitive Kits at the Library Superconference. The Cognitive Kits were inspired by the DementiAbility Methods. Well done Suzanne and Danielle!
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Congratulations Suzy Duncan!
Suzy Duncan transformed her "Social Club" (formally referred to as a "Day Program") into a DementiAbility friendly space.
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Understanding and Addressing Urinary Incontinence
Canadian Nursing Home Journal Article
by: Marge Dempsey

 

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