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Dementia and the Impact of Volunteers

Dementia and the Impact of Volunteers By: Jen Hale, Manager of Volunteer and Social Recreation Services At the Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex (ASLM), there is a team of over 240 active volunteers who assist in virtually every aspect of the work of the...

Changing the Misconceptions of Dementia

Changing the Misconceptions of Dementia By: Bruce Wray, Communications Manager For London’s Ron Robert, the day he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s was the day he also lost his driver’s licence. His doctor offered minimal information or counselling to support the...

The Gift of Volunteering

The Gift of Volunteering By: Jen Hale, Manager of Volunteer and Social Recreation Services In a study completed by the Conference Board of Canada, it was estimated that Canadians volunteered over 2 billion hours of service in 2017. If volunteering were an industry, it...

Dementia, Boomers and Education

Dementia, Boomers and Education By: Bruce Wray, Communications Manager Every day it happens. Most times we don’t notice it but at some point, it hits us. We reach that point in life where we self-define as being “old”. Truth be told, those younger than us had put us...
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