Cultivating a Calgary community that is a supportive, innovative environment where people impacted by dementia can live life well.

 

Dementia Network Calgary is a growing multi-stakeholder group of knowledgeable, capable, and passionate individuals from across public, private, and nonprofit sectors in Calgary and area that is taking a cross sector, collaborative approach to tackling the complex challenge of dementia.

 

Thank you to everyone who attended our first ever Dementia Network Calgary event on May 2nd in Lakeview.  The event was a marvellous success with over 130 attendees and many new voices added to the movement!  We look forward to continuing the momentum and getting to know you all in the months ahead.

Approach

Learn about the approach we are taking to achieve our strategic goal, the outcomes we are working towards, action underway, and the impacts we are contributing to.

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Community News

university of calgary Brain in motion research study

The Brain in Motion II study, a followup to Brain in Motion I which was completed in April 2016, will examine the relationship between exercise, cerebral blood flow, and cognition in older adults who are at increased risk of Alzheimer ’s disease and related dementias (ADRD).  For more information, please click here.

Online Intervention for Family Caregivers Study

Are you a family caregiver of a older person living in long-term care? If you wish to participate or learn more about this study, please click here.

Early Onset Dementia Research Study

Are you a caregiver to someone living with early onset dementia? Participate in Red Deer College's research project. The purpose of this study is to document the experience of caregivers for people with early onset dementia to guide future service development aimed at meeting their needs and the needs of their loved ones. Learn more here.

Dementia Friendly Communities Launch Event

To mark the launch of the Dementia Friendly Communities Proof of Concept project in the Signal Hill, Christie Park and Strathcona community, the SCA Community Association is hosting a Dementia Friendly Communities Information Evening. Learn more here