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November 26th in DementiaSupport
Keeping people safe who wander

Over the past few years, I've been noticing more and more devices being used to help monitor and keep people safe who have symptoms of dementia and who tend to wander in the community. I'm curious to know the devices you are familiar with or have ...

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This is right up my alley since I do presentations for Alzheimer Societies, Police, caregivers, communities and others on this topic of technology tools and strategies related to individuals at risk that go missing and may wander.

With my dad over the...

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Locating technology – Finding Your Way

November 27th
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Crucial for health system, many caregivers are struggling financially and emotionally | CBC News

A write-up from CBC News about The Change Foundation Report

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Spotlight on Ontario's Caregivers - The Change Foundation

The Change Foundation has worked with family caregivers since 2015 to understand what it is like to be a caregiver.

November 15th
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Spotlight on Ontario's Caregivers

Great report on Caregiving by The Change Foundation and Patients Advisory Network.

Spotlight on Ontario’s #Caregivers – the first of its kind in our province: changefoundatio…-on-caregivers

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Spotlight on Ontario's Caregivers - The Change Foundation

The Change Foundation has worked with family caregivers since 2015 to understand what it is like to be a caregiver.

November 15th
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Are Robots the Future of Dementia Care?
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Are Robots the Future of Dementia Care?

The Agenda discusses how artificial intelligence might help with care for patients with cognitive impairment.

November 7th
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Revolutionizing Dementia Care (Butterfly Model)
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Revolutionizing Dementia

Dr. David Sheard explains his innovative approach to caring for dementia patients.

November 7th
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Creating a Dementia Care Strategy
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Creating a Dementia Care Strategy

The Agenda checks in on Ontario's approach to dementia care.

November 7th
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October 30th
The Third Annual Caregiving Conference

Will you be (or can you be) in Chicago from November 8th - 11th, 2018? If so, please include a visit to the Third Annual Caregiving Conference! Speakers, exhibitors, and networking with other caregivers. Please read more here: ...

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Thanks for sharing Rick. I'll share this with others. Will you be there?

October 30th
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The Hidden Reasons Why Alzheimer's Caregivers Are So Stressed (TIME article/video)
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The Hidden Reasons Why Alzheimer's Caregivers Are So Stressed

They have higher rates of depression

October 29th
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Survey: How can a digital product alleviate your biggest challenges as a dementia caregiver?

I'm sharing this survey focused for dementia caregivers/carepartners.

It is a 2-5 minute survey (depending on how fast you read through it).

It is not my survey, but for some Masters Students at the University of Toronto that I advise with.

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Informing the Design of a Digital Tool for Caregivers of People with Dementia

We are Master's students at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information. As part of a User Design course, we are creating a digital product that aims to address the challenges experienced by informal dementia caregivers in their daily lives. Your answers to this survey will remain confidential and anonymous; and they will inform our design of this digital product. We want your input at the forefront of our creation process.

October 25th
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Sharing SHADE Survey for caregivers interested in partcipating...

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SHADE — Better products and services for older adults and caregivers

October 24th
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