Luana Borelli, Volunteer of the Year

Nothing we do at Hope for Dementia would be possible without the dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteers. Ms. Luana Borelli has made an outstanding contribution as a volunteer and was awarded Hope for Dementia’s Volunteer of the Year trophy at our 2023 annual gala. Mr. Aram Montazami presented the trophy to Ms. Borelli. Over the years,…

Bending the Demetia Growth Curve

Hope for Dementia’s presentation at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Global Conference 2024 is now live! The theme of the conference is  ‘Dementia: Insights. Innovations. Inspirations.’ Our contribution to this gathering of global experts is to propose specific actions to make dementia a public health priority in healthcare systems worldwide. The rate of growth in dementia…

Happy National Volunteer Week

Happy Volunteer Week to all our valued volunteers from Hope for Dementia! We love to talk about the impact of our programs.  Our seniors tell us how much they appreciate the activities and services they receive from us.  Nothing we do would be possible without the dedication and enthusiasm of our volunteers.  For this we…

Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference 2024

Head’s up! Hope for Dementia will be on the world stage! Hope for Dementia has been selected to present a short video and virtual poster at the Alzheimer’s Disease International’s (ADI) Conference 2024 in Poland, 25-27 April. The theme of the poster is “Bending the Demetia Growth Curve: A Framework for Prevention, Symptom Deceleration and Reversal…

100 families enjoyed a brain healthy meal for spring

On Saturday April 6, 100 families in Saint-Laurent received a food basket and a recipe to make a delicious Easter/Spring meal. Hope for Dementia organized the distribution with the help of 25 volunteers who delivered the baskets to vulnerable seniors and their families. Seniors also received a pamphlet with information with simple nutritional tips to…

Observe the eclipse safely

As you probably know, a solar eclipse is scheduled for April 8, 2024, between 2:11pm and 4:45pm.  This eclipse can cause permanent damage to the eyes and even partial loss of sight if observed without adequate protection. How can we make sure children and people who are less autonomous (e.g., people with intellectual disabilities, neurocognitive…

Mr. Mohammed Barkat, Distinguished Ambassador

Hope for Dementia was founded in 2015 with a big vision to bend the growth curve in dementia diagnoses. We knew that that this ambitious goal would require the consistent support of a network of concerned citizens. From Day 1, Mr. Mohammed Barkat has stood with Hope for Dementia, amplifying the message and mission to promote…

A Great start to Spring

This Easter, let’s enjoy the beauty of spring and nourish our minds and bodies with healthy choices! Go outside and have a stroll in the fresh spring air. Join us in supporting Healthy Food for Healthy Brain. program. Hope for Dementia strives to empower seniors to be healthy with our food distribution program, we’re making…

Collaborator of the Year 2023 Award

Collaborator of the Year 2023 awarded to Echelon Foundation  Hope for Dementia is a small organization that relies on the goodwill of corporations and individuals who volunteer their time.  We collaborate to organize events, raise funds, and deliver services.  Our recently launched annual Recognition Program celebrates and honors the contribution of donors and collaborators, who…

Youth and seniors get involved

Dementia affects everybody.  The youth of today will be impacted by dementia, as many of them will become caregivers in the near future.  Hope for Dementia’s Intergenerational Learning Program (ILP) has the dual aim of raising awareness among teenagers and young adults about dementia and of reducing the risks of dementia in the senior population. …