Alzheimer Society Hosting Virtual Event

Alzheimer Society Hosting Virtual Event

Jan 8, 2024 | 10:52am
In Saskatchewan 20,000 individuals currently impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia – with those people requiring advanced care in the coming years. The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan has put together a virtual event January 17th, that will address issues felt by those with dementia and their care givers. The presentation is scheduled for January 17th […]
Outcry from families, CUPE and the NDP over closure of Lutheran Care Home

Outcry from families, CUPE and the NDP over closure of Lutheran Care Home

Oct 4, 2023 | 9:39pm
Last month Eden Community Care Homes announced closure of the Regina Lutheran Home. Now 62 residents and more than 100 staff members have an uncertain future. Both Val Schalme’s father and brother are at the home and the closure has her concerned. “My father has dementia. As do many of the residents there. Change like this […]

Riders great Jack Abendschan battling dementia

May 26, 2021 | 2:42pm

A Saskatchewan Roughrider legend is battling dementia and his wife is doing what she can to help with Rider Nation coming through. Jack Abendschan, who played for the green-and-white in the 60’s and 70’s and was named to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2012, was diagnosed with dementia in 2008.  The family and […]

U of R professor launches social media campaign geared towards pain assessment

Oct 6, 2019 | 1:00pm

A new social media campaign developed by a group from the University of Regina aims to build a bridge between better pain assessment for dementia patients. See Pain More Clearly was created by Dr. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos and his team after researching ways to improve the quality of life for patients who suffer pains and have […]

Bringing dementia care into rural Saskatchewan

Sep 22, 2019 | 2:00pm

The group who developed a model for rural dementia care says their approach would be suitable for any interested community. The Rural Dementia Action Research Team facilitated Rural and Remote Memory Clinics in four southern Saskatchewan communities. The idea is to use local health care professionals for a team based look at dementia assessment and […]