Identification Cards: New Resource Available
This resource provides users with a quick and easy way to share a brief amount of information on a particular diagnosis. Along with personal details such as name and contact phone numbers, each card provides a few details on symptoms for PCA, FTD, LBD, YOAD and PPA. These cards are designed to help the user access help when they may be out on their own.
Click on the specific diagnosis card you need and select single or double-sided print option. Follow the instructions on the document for printing.
French translation is coming soon.
- FTD WebinarJoin us for an educational webinar tailored to exploring matters important for individuals impacted by frontotemporal dementia (FTD). The webinar topics may be of interest to people impacted by other types of dementia. The webinar is open to all registered members of RDS Canada. The webinar is happening on September 25th, 2023 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST. The webinar will be hosted on zoom.
- The Road Less TravelledThe Road Less Travelled is a living with grief and loss group for family or friends. This group runs on a weekly basis, for seven weeks, and offers a confidential virtual space for participants to discuss topics such as: understanding and normalizing living with grief and loss experiences, discuss topics such as grief and loss in the context of rare or young onset dementia, the impact of grief and loss on identity and role changes. These sessions are happening on Thursdays November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, December 7th, 14th from 9 am - 11 am EST.
- PPA (Primary Progressive Aphasia) Support GroupThis support group is for people living with a diagnosis of PPA along with their family. This group helps members build connection, learn and share practical strategies for living better, and living well as a family supporting someone with a diagnosis of primary progressive aphasia. The 4-week support group is offered as a first stage group where members then join an ongoing monthly PPA support group. These sessions are happening on Mondays, July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, July 31st from 1 pm - 2:30 pm EST.