Archive | September, 2018

An Intergenerational Program Helps Build Character in Young People

Sixth-graders in Saskatoon are experiencing an unlikely but life-altering school year. Instead of spending their time in the classroom, their days are spent at the Sherbrooke Community Centre, a nursing home.  The founder of the iGen program, Keri Albert, came up with the idea after 18 years of teaching in a traditional school setting. She […]

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Canadian Charter of Rights for People with Dementia Introduced

The Alzheimer Society has taken steps to address the need for a human rights based approach to dementia. The newly launched Canadian Charter of Rights for People with Dementia will address the stigma and discrimination that people living with dementia face. The charter acknowledges the rights of the person living with dementia, empowering them and […]

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