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…

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…

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…

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. …

Our monthly newsletter is here!

Hope for Dementia’s monthly newsletter is now available online. The newsletter is filled with the latest news and updates at Hope for Dementia. In the January 2024 edition – Hope for Dementia is looking forward to a year filled with activities throughout the province, and possibly beyond. Stay up-to-date. It’s all just a click away!…

Do you know?

Do you know? Do you know that memory loss is not a normal sign of aging! Don’t be the 1 in 5 Canadians who are reluctant to seek help if they suspected that they had dementia. Know the 10 early signs of dementia – Act now! Visit Hope for Dementia’s online Resource Centre Hope for…

The race against time

The unrelenting growth in the number of persons living with dementia has been likened to a tsunami that is impacting every aspect of life everywhere in the world.  There is a race against time to minimize the growth trends to achieve a more sustainable level of care and cost.  Hope for Dementia has prepared a…

A new year.  A new platform.

It’s a new year and a new start. If you had a 40% chance to reduce the risks of dementia, what would you do? Hope for Dementia is offering you the chance to find out how you can do this! Welcome to the captivating world of the Hope for Dementia Resource Center, a platform dedicated…

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s disease, the most prevalent form of dementia, affects millions of people every year, affecting not only patients but also their loved ones. This progressive neurodegenerative disease impairs memory, cognitive functions and, ultimately, individuals’ quality of life. In January, the month dedicated to raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, it is essential to understand its impact,…