Dementia Connections

Dementia Connections Project's goal is to ensure all residents in the Tri Region living with dementia are supported. Our Community Based Innovation for dementia care project aims to create a community champion volunteer program that will be able to connect people living with dementia to resources and community. All involved will work together to codesign recreational and social programs that they want to see offered in the community. This program will include 3 components, engaging volunteers, including people living with dementia and offering dementia friendly social opportunities.

Areas of focus include:

  • Offering individual support
  • Building connections
  • Shifting perspectives and increasing awareness

These areas of focus are guiding us as we work to build a resilient and safe community for all.

Dementia Connections Project continues to Connect, Support and Share as we work to create and maintain an inclusive and welcoming community. We are building a team of volunteer community connectors to continue this work!

If you have a caring heart, a passion for connecting with others and an interest in dementia - Register to be a Dementia Connector!

Residents of Stony Plain, Parkland County, and Spruce Grove who are living with dementia can contact the Town at 780-963-8583 for assistance finding dementia-friendly social opportunities.

Sign up for a free, facilitated art class for people living with dementia and their care partners. No art experience needed!

Call 780-963-8583 to register.

Bringing together Connector volunteers with people living with dementia and their care partners for social engagement opportunities, companionship and friendly visiting

 

A monthly, one hour walk and talk for people living with dementia and their care partners lead by a team of caring volunteers around the Stony Plain and Parkland Pioneer Museum.

Call 780-963-8583 to register.

Living the Dementia Journey (LDJ) is an award-winning, evidence-informed training program for those who support people living with dementia.

Memory Cafe is for People living with dementia and their care partners. Memory Cafe meets monthly at the Stony Plain United Church. Participants are asked to attend with their care partner as our volunteers lead the group through facilitated memory cafe activities, singing and care partner support group. The support group will be facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Society of AB & NWT. Care partners can attend the support group while their loved ones participate in a facilitated singing program.

 

Trail Explorers is a walking group specifically for people living with Dementia. Participants are asked to attend with their care partner as our volunteer leads the group through the trail system on an engaging walk and talk. 

Residents of Stony Plain, Parkland County and Spruce Grove who are living with dementia and looking for positive connections in a dementia-friendly setting are asking to call 780-963-8583 to register.  Please register in advance. 

Community Connector is available for Dementia Service Navigation. Contact our office to be connected with

  • community connecting
  • dementia service navigation
  • basic housing resources
  • finding a doctor
  • financial benefit forms assistance
  • advance care planning