An awareness campaign to highlight stories of living with dementia.

Through compelling videos, beautiful posters, and imagery, Faces of Dementia has been crafted around the stories of people living with dementia and their individual messages that they are so much MORE than their diagnosis.

Meet the Faces of Dementia

Compelling Stories

Our Faces of Dementia campaign participants share how being diagnosed and living with dementia has impacted their lives. View their stories.

View Ruby’s Story

View Phyllis’ Story

View Vera’s Story

View Andrea’s Story

View Debbie’s Story

View Doug’s Story

View Terry’s Story

Empowering Dementia-Friendly Communities

The Empowering Dementia-Friendly Communities, Haldimand, Hamilton is a four-year communities-based project (2020-2023) funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Our Goal is to develop, implement and evaluate promising practices, programs and initiatives that improve quality of life for people living with dementia in Hamilton and Haldimand County.

The Empowering Dementia Friendly Communities Project looks to the experience, expertise and leadership of people who live with dementia to learn how we can collectively create more inclusive, dementia-friendly communities.

 

photograph of Phyllis Fehr

People Living With Dementia

We welcome people living with dementia to get involved in our local projects! Click to learn more about our Hamilton and Haldimand groups or contact Shelagh to learn more about getting involved.

Care Partners, Family & Friends

Those closest to people living with dementia are essential to building dementia-friendly communities!

We offer a free 1-hour training session online or in-person. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate and be equipped with tools to improve life for people living with dementia. To register for a workshop, click below or to organize a workshop for your family/friend group, contact Wendy.

photograph of Phyllis Fehr

Businesses & Organizations

From businesses to faith communities to service clubs, we all play an integral role in building dementia-friendly communities!

We offer a free 1-hour training session online or in-person. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate and be equipped with tools to improve your services and environments for people living with dementia. To register for a workshop, click below or to organize a workshop for your group/team, contact Wendy.

In Case You Missed It!

 Did you miss our public launch event for the Faces of Dementia campaign? No worries!

You can view a recording of our virtual event here: 

 

Campaign Toolkit

We want to share the Faces of Dementia with everyone! Click below to download our campaign toolkit, including printable posters, social media graphics and a media release to help share the campaign.

Looking for something we don’t have? Please email shelagh@hamiltoncoa.com with your request.

 

We want to hear from you!

We want your feedback! Tell us what you think of the Faces of Dementia campaign, and how you’re using it in your own community!