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Long-Term Care in Canada: From National Shame to a New Ecology of Care

Position paper developed at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Provides an overview of long-term care, and a call for radical reformation: a new ecology of care in Canada. The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing both significant strengths and weaknesses across every sector of society. Canada has long prided itself for its observance of human rights […]

A Look Back to a Live Event to Celebrate Age: The Dash Between 2020

Last year at this time we held our last live public event- the Dash Between.  We paired older adults and poets for a short interview, of which the audience were able to witness. The poets went away and created a piece from the short time the pairs were together.  We had three generations of people […]

Welcome our Let’s Talk Dementia Toolkit

Thank you for your interest in the Let’s Talk Dementia Toolkit. Our toolkits are developed so that everyone can deliver a presentation.  This toolkit is intended for the use of volunteer presenters and is designed to be easy to use and understand. Feedback is very welcome! Included in the Toolkit Let’s Talk Dementia Presenter’s Manual […]

What is Alzheimer Awareness Month?

What is Alzheimer Awareness Month? Every January the Alzheimer Society of Canada launches a campaign to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and to reduce stigma. Every year, 25,000 Canadians are diagnosed with dementia. 1 in 3 people are or know someone affected by Alzheimer’s Disease or another related dementia. There are over 40,000 Albertans […]