Supporting Caregivers of People Living with Dementia

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July

Supporting Caregivers of People Living with Dementia

The population of Ontario is aging and the rate of dementia is rising. Our Seniors department has recently introduced a Caregivers Support group, offering a safe space for caregivers to connect and cope with the challenges that arise from supporting a loved one with dementia.

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June

Getting Musical in our Alzheimer Day Program

June is Seniors month in Ontario, and inspired by 2018’s theme “Now’s the Time to Try Something New”, our Alzheimer’s Day program introduced new music programs including the ukulele, African drums, and hand chimes. Music therapy has many different benefits for seniors who are affected by dementia.

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June

Living Your Best Life – Seniors Month and Ending Isolation

Seniors Month takes place in Ontario every June. The theme for 2017 is “Living Your Best Life,” How does our Seniors Department work with seniors every day to live their best lives? Though we have 17 different programs, they all work to end isolation.

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March

Celebrating Dixon Hall’s Strong Women Leaders

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, we chat with Christine Chow, our Director of Seniors Services to find out more about her work , career path, and her thoughts on issues affecting women today.

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March

What will Lili cook next?

Lili has been a volunteer in the Mandarin program at the Elderly Persons Centre for more than 5 years. She first heard about the Mandarin program