Dementia Ventures - Current Hub Partner Projects

Dementia Ventures is a commitment by the Westside Seniors Hub Partner Organizations to offer diverse activities
for people living with dementia and their care partners designed to
  • reduce stigma
  • sustain quality of life

The projects listed below are partially funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada  via the Building Capacity for Meaningful Participation by People Living with Dementia umbrella project.

 

Current Hub Partner project planning began in early 2020 and is evolving!

For more information, click on a category below to learn more, or

click on a Partner's name for a description of their project.

Community Conversations

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

  • promote dementia awareness

  • engage Business Improvement Areas (BIA) in a series of dialogues

Seniors Working Group of Westside Churches

  • conversations to envision & engage in dementia-friendly activities

South Granville Seniors Centre

  • conversations about safe, inclusive programming

  • options for care-partner support and respite

Program Planning

A.S.K. Friendship Centre

  • develop programs & design space

  • purchase art supplies to diversify programs

Seniors Working Group of Westside Churches

  • create a barrier-free arts program led by an art therapist

South Granville Seniors Centre

  • develop a Dementia Café

Discovering Community Assets

Dunbar Residents Association

  • identify assets & gaps in service

  • adapt Salmonberry Days for

      inclusive programming

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

  • implement an intergenerational buddy system

Westside Seniors Hub

  • Develop a website to showcase Partners' projects and opportunities to get involved

  • Invite diverse community members to become involved

Thank You

The Hub is grateful for support from various Sponsors since it was founded in 2015. Link to an anchor on the About page

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