Dementia Care Programs & Conferences
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RESPITE CARE FOR OUR CLIENTS
Memory Lane Home Living Inc. sees the need in our community for respite care. As of September 2019 we offer Respite Care for our clients in need of memory care. For a day, a night or a weekend. Our care is unique because we follow the Butterfly Model in a home setting. We include Eco Therapy with our Respite Care. Your loved one truly is at home with us and part of the activities of the household.
WHERE: Memory Lane Home Living @ Yonge and Major Mackenzie Drive West, in Richmond Hill, ON.
FOR WHOM: Caregivers and their loved ones with memory loss that participate in our program.
For inquiries call Mona at (905) 237-1419
Lunch and Music, Motion & Memories
This program was created by Memory Lane Home Living Inc. in collaboration with Seniors’ Consultants specializing in Occupational Therapy and Music Therapy. We begin our program at 11 am with a hot soup lunch compliments of the church. It is a great opportunity for conversation and connection. The program then begins with exercise and singing to live “piano“ accompaniment. We also do line dancing (both sitting or standing) and handbells all in an hour. This program encourages those at home to “live well” with dementia in the community.
Where: 74 Major MacKenzie Dr W, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3S2.
When: Wednesdays from 11 am to 1 pm. (Lunch Included).
For Whom: Caregivers and their loved ones with memory loss looking for an opportunity to sing in community.
Cost: FREE with a light lunch included.
Click here for LIVING WELL EVENT - Moira Welsh
Living well with Dementia
Moira Welsh is a Canadian Journalist, Author, and Investigative Reporter with the Toronto Star. Ms. Welsh will share her AWARD WINNING story of "the desire among some to create homes that can help people with dementia thrive".
When: Friday January 17th, 2020. 10am - 12 Noon.
Where: Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON, MC 1T8
Registration: No charge for this event, however registration is required because of limited seating.
In addition to our distinguished speaker, we will have the Alzheimer's Society and other organizations from York region provide information on the services they offer to caregivers and those with a dementia diagnosis.
Memory Lane Home Living Inc.is a not-for-profit dementia initiative. We invite caregivers, health care professionals and the general public to attend this event and learn about the success of the "Butterfly Model of Care"
Living Well with Dementia to recognize January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Every hour in Canada, 9 seniors are receiving a dementia diagnosis. It is time to be informed on how we can live well with dementia.
On Friday January 17th,2020 from 10 am to noon, @ Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church (10066 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill), Memory Lane Home Living Inc. (a not-for-profit dementia initiative dementia) has invited Toronto Star reporter and award winning journalist Moira Welsh to share her findings on how individuals with a dementia diagnosis can live well.
The Registered Nursing Association of Ontario (RNAO) awarded Ms.Welsh the 2019 Media Award for her story called The Fix. Ms.Welsh was also given Honorable Mention by the 2019 Hillman Award for this same story. The Hillman Award recognizes excellence in journalism in the service of the common good. Her investigative reporting demonstrates how there are individuals here in Ontario that are creating living environments that allow those on the journey of dementia to thrive.
Ms. Welsh spent 12 months investigating the “Butterfly Model of Care” at Malton Village Long Term Care in Peel Region. The Central West LIHN awarded the” Butterfly Model of Care” the 2019 Quality Award for their work at Malton Village.
We will have exhibitors within the York Region area who will provide you with information regarding resources available to live well with dementia.
We invite caregivers, loved ones, health professionals, church members, businesses, and the general public to attend this event.