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Alzheimers & Dementia


Posted on: May 20, 2022

Expressive Art Therapy

Expressive art therapy is based on the idea that the “creative” right side of our brain is put to work, processes the information, and then

Posted on: April 29, 2022

Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

According to the World Health Organization, 55 million people worldwide have dementia, with numbers expected to rise to a staggering 139 million

Posted on: April 29, 2022

Benefits of Music on The Aging Brain

Music is so ingrained into our lives, from TV and film soundtracks to our own musical choices, and even what the radio introduces us to — it’s

Posted on: March 30, 2022

Expressive Art Therapy & Memory Care

Expressive art therapy has long been used by art therapists to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, create self-awareness, foster

Posted on: December 2, 2019

The Village designed from ground up to accommodate people living with dementia

In Canada’s first dementia village, residents can walk by themselves outdoors on what seems like a never-ending path. They can leave by the

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Dementia Care: How to Hold On to the One that You Love

Evelyn Collins appreciates the little things in life. The highlight of her day is that singular moment of joy when her husband Fred stops whatever

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Navigating the Alzheimer’s Journey

For countless individuals, the words ‘Alzheimer’s’ and ‘dementia’ aren’t merely medical terminology, but rather an everyday reality.

Posted on: November 12, 2018

Courtyard Gardens Quilt Project

Courtyard Gardens residents and long time family member, Vickie McLeod, all took part by collecting, organizing, designing and sewing a handmade

Posted on: June 22, 2018

Alzheimer Society Fundraiser – Verve Does It Again

Verve Senior Living has found another way to fundraise for the Alzheimer Society. All managers across Canada who had a company iPhone were asked