#GivingTuesday

It’s #GivingTuesday2020! Here are some ways you can celebrate with Hope For Dementia: 1. Help us support our seniors from loneliness and isolation with technology through our #JustConnect campaign! Your donation helps us provide tablets to senior care homes so they can stay connected to their loved ones. https://hopefordementia.org/donate 2. Give a gift that gives…

Our Etsy Shop! Give a Gift that Gives Back!

Finding new and creative ways to work with our community to raise awareness about Dementia is something we strive for at HFD. Our goal is to raise awareness and support with our community and that means reaching out and connecting. In collaboration with the director of la galerie Exhib-Art, Edvige Persechino, and local artists, Hope…

250 Grocery Bags Donation Goal this Holiday Season

For the Holiday Season, our goal is to provide 250 grocery bags to senior citizens and low-income families living in our community during COVID-19. We continue to work closely with the generous support of IGA Famille Duchemin and Member of Parliament of St. Laurent, Emmanuella Lambropoulos to make a collective impact this holiday season! A…

#JustConnect November Tablet Donations

Hope for Dementia received $25 000 through the Canadian Federal New Horizons Program for seniors. The vast majority of the funds were used to purchase 64 tablets and will be distributed to the community. These tablets will allow the seniors in Saint-Laurent and the Montreal Island area to stay connected during this difficult time. A…

#WorldMentalHealthDay

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs…

You can be a front-line hero too with a mere phone call to a senior

You can be a front-line hero too with a mere phone call to a senior. During this COVID-19 pandemic, find some time to reach out to neglected seniors. Thank you Mike Cohen from The Suburban Newspaper for today’s piece reminding our community to #JustConnect https://www.thesuburban.com/columnists/mike_cohen_cohen_chatter/you-can-be-a-front-line-hero-too-with-a-mere-phone-call-to-a/article_2b4e3825-7aad-5c90-9400-47ec17b38193.html

CBC Radio Interview for #JustConnect Movement

CBC Radio’ show Let’s Go hosted by Sabrina Marandola was kind to have us on the air on July 14, 2020 to talk about the importance of not forgetting our elders during the pandemic. The biggest issue with the elderly is isolation and the COVID-19 pandemic has just made it much more difficult for them.…

SOCIAL ISOLATION DOESN’T HAVE TO MEAN TOTAL ISOLATION. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW MINUTES TO JUST CONNECT WITH SOMEONE!

Hear our interview from this afternoon on CJAD 800 Montreal‘s The Natasha Hall Show! Thank you Jesse Ostroff for your continued support with Hope for Dementia! https://www.iheartradio.ca/cjad/audio/social-isolation-doesn-t-have-to-mean-total-isolation-it-takes-only-a-few-minutes-to-just-connect-with-someone-1.12929657?mode=Article Ways you can help seniors in your community or family TODAY: -Checking in on senior citizens by phone & video calls-Grocery delivery for seniors-Adopt a grandparent Follow your city/community’s Facebook Page,…

#JustConnect

Not being able to have our annual charity gala with A Night To Remember / Une Soirée Inoubliable this year did not stop us or our amazing volunteers to keep our message strong. Here’s a wonderful and important message from one of our volunteers Jesse! We hope this video inspires you all to call or check up…