Identification Cards: New Resource Available
Printable, diagnosis specific wallet size cards are now available from RDS Canada.
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Our National Launch
Rare Dementia Support Canada celebrated its official opening!
Where to Begin – Poetry Installation at Nipissing University
A poetry installation exploring what it is like to live with a rarer dementia
Rare Dementia Support Canada featured at Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference
20-22 October 2022 in Regina
- Living with Dementia in the Later StagesThis group aims to provide practical information, education and emotional support for families impacted by a rare or young onset dementia during the late stages of the disease. Sessions will cover a range of topics with practical advice, provide a safe space for participating members to share experiences and include educational information. The sessions will start on April 26, 2023 (10 am - 12 pm EST) and will run for seven weeks ending on June 14, 2023 (no group session on May 31, 2023).
- FTD (Frontotemporal Dementia) Support GroupThis support group is for family or friends/caregivers to someone with a Frontotemporal (FTD) diagnosis. The Welcome Group is offered as a first stage group where members are then invited to participate in an ongoing monthly FTD support group after these first four weeks. These sessions are happening on Mondays, May 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th from 1 pm - 2:30 pm.
- Beyond WordsThis two session Peer to Peer Conversation is for family or friends who are supporting someone living with a rare or young onset dementia in the earlier stages of their condition. These sessions are happening on Thursday, March 23 & March 30 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm EST