Mother shares heart in dementia guide for daughters ‘while I could still tell them’

What is it about her that I don’t even know? Is there anything she would have wanted to say to me? The questions, once curious, became pressing when Rhonda Hoffman’s quiet, conservative mother fell into the throes of dementia. “Perhaps…

Calgary dementia patients take a trip down memory lane through music

A unique pilot program connecting dementia patients and their caregivers with music is making a big difference. The Youth Singers of Calgary program “Memory Lane” sees a music therapist guide patients through weekly singing sessions. “Music connects us to some…

Grazianos’ Catering in the Global Edmonton Kitchen (3/3)

It’s the second year for Rosa’s Dinner for Dementia so Gerry Graziano, the man behind the meal, visited the kitchen to talk about the event honouring his mother and was joined by Jessica Twidale from the Alzheimer’s Society. In this…

Grazianos’ Catering in the Global Edmonton Kitchen (2/3)

Rosa’s Dinner for Dementia is prepping for their second year so Gerry Graziano, the man behind the meal, joined Global Edmonton to talk about the event honouring his mother and cook up some food. In this segment he made sauce…

Grazianos’ Catering in the Global Edmonton Kitchen (1/3)

Rosa’s Dinner for Dementia is prepping for their second year so Gerry Graziano, the man behind the meal, visited the kitchen to talk about the event honouring his mother and cook up some food. In this segment he began making…