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Communication and Dementia

Posted by admin on September 21, 2014 in Alzheimer's, International |

Another posting from Kevin Lopes our communications and media co-op student: Interacting and communicating with people with different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, can be a challenging experience for everyone involved. Creating an excellent set of guiding principles and tips for effective, positive and meaningful communication for people with dementia is beneficial for both the […]

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Bill Cunningham–Dies at 106 Famous Photographer New York Times – Manhattan

Posted by admin on March 9, 2014 in International, Not old, alive |

Today is an appropriate day to write a blog about Bill Cunningham:   Bill’s pictures were usually be published  on a Sunday in the New York Times in the “On the Street” and “Evening Hours” segments. In January 2014 I started watching Netflix 2010 documentary on the New York photographer “Bill Cunningham”, who was known as […]

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Back to work….

Posted by admin on January 5, 2014 in Holidays - Christmas, International |

Two weeks off work finally ends on Monday..but what a start to the holidays…. On Sunday 22nd December we travelled to Westfield New Jersey….Westfield I believe is close to Soprano land…..

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An afternoon with the Wynford Seniors Club at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Posted by admin on November 12, 2013 in Community, Events, International |

On November 6th I did a presentation to around 80 members of the wonderful Wynford Seniors’ Club. The group was comprised of individuals from their early 60’s to some over the age of 100. Many of those in their 90’s and 100’s still live in their own homes, are independent and love activities. They commented […]

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Respect for the aged day

Posted by admin on September 16, 2013 in International |

My friend Ayako Nomura, who lives in Tokyo, lamented, via text, the recent loss of her grandma who would have been 100 years old, and the fact that today is “Respect for the Aged Day” in Japan.   Respect for the Aged Day – 敬老の日 Ayako was her grandmother’s primary caregiver.

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