Dementia Friendly Communities Showcase

Together, we can build dementia friendly communities

Learn Strategies to Make a Difference

Hear from those who have taken the training, from caregivers and from people living with dementia:

Joan Regan - Caregiver - Shoes

Gilbert Arial - Living with dementia

Wayne Markell ACP, Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services

Staff Sergeant George Knezevic - Cornwall Community Police Services

Joan Regan - Caregiver - At the cash

Deniz Bokesoy - Ottawa Public Library

Suzie Pilon, Owner-Pharmacist, Medical Arts Pharmacy

(in French) Louise et François Lussier - La quincaillerie

(in French) Louise et François Lussier - L' aéroport

Guy Lauzon, Member of Parliament - Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry

Kelly Burgess, Manager, Scotiabank, Deep River

Sabiha Azizullah - Caregiver - Respecting Cultural Differences

Bruce Henbest, Upper Canada Village

(in French)Louise et François Lussier

Mayor Leslie O'Shaughnessy - Cornwall

Joan Regan, Caregiver - A tire story

Laurie Hagan & Charlene Upper - RBC Cornwall

(in French) Suzie Pilon - Pharmacienne - Propriétaire - Pharmacie Medical Arts

Bernadette Clement - Roy McMurtry (SDG) Legal Clinic

(in French) Bernadette Clement - Roy McMurtry (SDG) Legal Clinic

Laurie Kennedy - Dignity Memorial


Our Supporters

Thank you to all of the dementia friendly community supporters throughout Ontario!

The Alzheimer Society recognizes the following municipalities, businesses, service providers and community leaders who have completed dementia friendly community training throughout Ontario: 

  • Cobden Seniors Group
  • Civitan Club Cogden
  • Upper Canada Village
  • MPP Jim Brownell Office
  • MP Guy Lauzon Office
  • City of Cornwall accessibility committee and Senior Friendly Committee
  • Glen Stor Dun Lodge Day Program Staff
  • City of Cornwall Firefighters
  • Medical Arts Pharmacy in Cornwall
  • Employees of the City of Cornwall
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Cornwall Square
  • Cornwall 911 Police Dispatchers
  • Records Department of Cornwall City Police
  • RBC Bank - Cornwall
  • Carefor Eastern Counties
  • Health Links Eastern Counties
  • Roy McMurty Legal Clinic staff
  • St. Peter's Parish
  • Carefor Eastern Champlain & Health Links Eastern Champlain
Deep River
  • Deep River Police
  • Scotiabank - Deep River Branch
  • Deep River Fire Department
  • Town of Deep River

Leading Partners:

  • Impact Ajax, Town of Ajax
  • Town of Whitby Mayor's Community Development Fund 


  • Abounding Grace Home Care Services
  • Brooklin Community Centre
  • Bryson Insurance
  • CDCD and Welcome Centre Ajax
  • Connie's Brooklin Village Shoppe
  • Copper Branch
  • Eggsmart Whitby
  • Endless Ideas
  • Goodberry
  • Humphrey's Boutique
  • IDA Pharmacy - Brooklin
  • Isenor Live Mediation Services
  • Mason Bennett Johncox
  • Lotus Home Interiors
  • Mystic Moon
  • Step by Step Seniors
  • Town of Whitby , Recreation Facilities
  • Town of Whitby Mayor and Council
  • Town of Whitby Libraries
  • Town of Whitby Seniors Centre
Elgin St. Thomas

Central United Church in St. Thomas

  • Glengarry Memorial Hospital
  • Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Legal Aid Clinic
  • Museum of Health Care, Kingston
  • Communications Museum, CFB Kingston
  • Ameys Taxi Service, Kingston
  • VON Transport Driver’s , Kingston
  • Kingston Police
  • Kingston Fire Department
  • Central Frontenac Fire Department
  • South Frontenac Fire Department
  • OPP Napanee
  • McLaughlin Wood Working Museum
  • Fort Henry
  • Ottawa librarians (Emerald Plaza)
  • Healthy Aging Program/ Programme vieillir en santé  Ottawa Public Health Department ¦ Service de la Santé publique Ottawa
  • Ottawa Community Paramedicine Team
  • Ottawa Public Health - Healthy Aging Team
  • Ottawa Public Library - Joint Professional Development Committee
  • Ottawa Public Library - Homebound Services Team
  • Queensway Carleton Hospital
  • Ontario Works - Renfrew Team
  • Carefor Eastern Champlain & Health Links Eastern Champlain
  • Ontario Works - Pembroke Team
  • Service Communautaire de Prescott-Russell
Sault Ste Marie
  • Red Pine Lodge, Mississauga First Nation, home and community care staff
  • Royal Bank
  • Mekayla’s Hair Design
  • OPP Community Safety Officer
  • Hutton’s Valu-Mart
  • W. C. Eaket High School (staff)
  • Eldo Inn
  • Blind River Post Office
  • Johnson’s Farmer’s Market
Thunder Bay
  • Oak Medical Pharmacy, Thunder Bay
  • Shoppers Home Health, Thunder Bay
  • Community Clothing Assistance, Thunder Bay
  • Chartwell Retirement Residence- Glacier Ridge, Thunder Bay
  • Chartwell Retirement Residence - Isabella , Thunder Bay
  • Chartwell Retirement Residence – Arundel, Thunder Bay
  • Investors Group, Thunder Bay and District
  • Waterloo Kitchener United Mennonite Church
  • Rivera Victoria Place Retirement Homes
  • The Langs Community Health Centre
  • Joseph Schneider Haus
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
  • Canadian Clay & Glass Museum
  • Waterloo Region Museum
  • Idea Exchange Art + Design
  • KW Symphony
  • Dunfield Theatre
  • St.  Jacobs Country Playhouse
  • Knox Presbyterian Church
  • Whitewater Region staff
  • Whitewater Regional Council
  • Board of Directors JW Seniors' Support Centre

Our Leading Partners

Join the movement today!

Last Updated: 11/27/2018