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

Roger Marple - How to be Dementia Friendly

Roger Marple - A Dementia Friendly Story


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
  • Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program
  • Bayshore Home Health - Cornwall
  • Board of Directors JW Seniors' Support Centre Williamsburg
  • Carefor Community Services - Cornwall
  • Carefor Community Services - Alexandria
  • Carefor Community Services - Finch
  • Carefor Community Services - Winchester
  • Carp Seniors Huntley Friendship Club #719
  • Centre Pauline Charron
  • City of Ottawa Community Support Services
  • Civitan Club Cobden
  • Cobden Seniors Group
  • Cornwall 911 Police Dispatchers
  • Cornwall Crisis Team
  • Deep River Fire Department
  • Deep River Police
  • Dignity Memorial Pre-planning team
  • Dundas County Hospice
  • Glengarry Memorial Hospital
  • Health Links for 5 Eastern Counties
  • Healthy Aging Program/ Programme vieillir en santé Ottawa Public Health Department ¦ Service de la Santé publique Ottawa
  • LongSault and Ingleside Pharmasave stores
  • National Bank Ontario team
  • North Glengarry Fire Service
  • OC Transpo Electric Rail Operators
  • OC Transpo Para Transpo Operators
  • Ontario Works - Pembroke team
  • Ontario Works - Renfrew team
  • Ottawa Community Paramedicine Team
  • Ottawa librarians (Emerald Plaza)
  • Ottawa Public Health - Healthy Aging Team
  • Ottawa Public Library - Homebound Services Team
  • Ottawa Public Library - Joint Professional Development Committee
  • Pharmasave Deep River
  • Prescott Russell Paramedics
  • Queensway Carleton Hospital
  • RBC Bank
  • Records department of Cornwall City Police
  • Roy McMurtry Legal Clinic staff
  • Scotiabank - Deep River Branch
  • Service Communautaire de Prescott-Russell
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Cornwall Square
  • St. Peter’s Church
  • Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Legal Aid Clinic
  • Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Library staff team
  • Town of Deep River
  • Vankleek Hill Fire Department
  • Wells Spring Dental Deep River
  • Westmeath Seniors Club
  • Whitewater Region staff
  • Whitewater Regional Council
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
  • Queensway Carleton Hospital
  • Ontario Works - Renfrew Team
  • Carefor Eastern Champlain & Health Links Eastern Champlain
  • Cornerstone Housing for Women
  • Community and Social Services, City of Ottawa
  • Ontario Works - Pembroke Team
  • Carefor Health and Community Services
  • 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: 03/12/2019