Busy. Box. Better. Brain: Continuation

Sharpen Your Mind and Have Fun with Hope for Dementia’s Busy Box. Better. Brain program! This month, Hope for Dementia is continuing the Busy. Box. Better. Brain program to Tyndale St-George Community Center, ARC Health & Social Services center, and 4korners Center! Through regular deliveries of activity kits with tablets, hobby kits, magazines, board games,…

Adding variety to our meals

In Canada, more than half a million individuals live with dementia, a number projected to escalate to nearly one million by 2030. To address this trend, fostering multicultural understanding can play a crucial role. To combat this growing epidemic, proactive measures such as public education and lifestyle adjustments are essential. Hope for Dementia has several…

A bonus celebration of Fathers’ Day!

This weekend 100 families in Saint-Laurent received boxes of brain healthy food, along with a special Fathers’ Day recipe and pamphlet with information on ways to reduce the risks of dementia. Thanks to Saint Laurent Member of Parliament Emmanuella Lambropoulos and IGA extra Famille Duchemin, for their generosity as well as Marco Guarino, Branch Manager…

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!

Research from Cambridge University highlights a concerning increase in dementia rates in Canada, particularly among First Nations populations who have an estimated 34% higher rate of dementia than the general population. Hope for Dementia has projects which aim to provide meaningful support and enhance cognitive health among vulnerable seniors. In collaboration with the Henri Bradet…

RBC Builder of the year

We are delighted to highlight that RBC Royal Bank was honored during Hope for Dementia’s Annual Gala 2023 with the prestigious Builder of the Year Award. This award, presented to Anne No Managing Director of RBCx, recognizes RBC Royal Bank’s significant financial contribution and unwavering support, falling within the Builder category for donations between $5,000…

Let’s move for a healthy mind!

On the 21st of June we celebrate International Yoga Day. We would like to make special mention of our new project, Move for a Healthy Mind, which was launched on May 24, 2024. This 8-month project was created to encourage elderly people to exercise on a daily basis by attending classes led by a certified…

Move for a Healthy Mind

Hope for Dementia is pleased to announce the launch of their new project Move for a Healthy Mind. This 8-month project was created to encourage elderly people to exercise by attending classes led by a certified trainer and following our at home videos. On May 24, 2024, Hope for Dementia donated 40 bags of exercising…

Bridging the generation gap

Quebec Intergenerational Week runs from May 19 to 25, 2024! It’s an opportunity to reinvent links between generations through activities organized throughout Quebec! During Intergenerational Week, Hope for Dementia will be holding an activity at the Place St-Moritz residence on Tuesday, May 21, from 4 to 5 pm. Students will be on hand to help…

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…