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Positive change for people living with dementia

Positive change for people living with dementia

(As published in the Hamilton Spectator, July 19, 2021) Tracy Gibbs and Shelagh Kiely Ontario’s Seniors Month recognizes, celebrates and raises awareness about challenges faced by older adults in our communities. One real challenge affecting many older adults is a...

On the path toward a more age-friendly Hamilton

On the path toward a more age-friendly Hamilton

(As published in The Hamilton Spectator June 22, 2021) Lori Letts, Julie Richardson, Margaret Denton In celebration of Seniors’ Month, the Age-Friendly Hamilton Collaborative Governance Committee is pleased to launch Hamilton’s 2021-2026 Plan for an Age-Friendly...

Dementia a focus in Age-Friendly Plan

Dementia a focus in Age-Friendly Plan

Housing, transportation remain priorities, along with outdoor accessibility, walkability, safety (Reported in the Hamilton Spectator, June 16, 2021) Maria Iqbal Click here for the Hamilton Spectator article.  

DFC Newsletter: June 2021

DFC Newsletter: June 2021

Release of the What We Heard Report Today, we are pleased to release our report: ‘What We Heard: Empowering Dementia-Friendly Communities Project Hamilton & Haldimand, June 2021.’ This report is a culmination of the feedback provided through community consultation...

Taking stock of our skills and habits behind-the-wheel

Taking stock of our skills and habits behind-the-wheel

(As published by the Hamilton Spectator May 26, 2021) Dr. Ruheena Sangrar Driving can be a meaningful activity in and of itself, but also a means of participating in other activities that define our identities. During this COVID-19 pandemic, the variety and quantity...