Hope Stories

Making Life Better for Those with Alzheimer’s

Posted on 11th August 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
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An intelligent bookkeeper. A talented bowler. A bingo enthusiast. That’s the way Dave  remembers how his mother used to be. Now at age 82, Agnes suffers from Alzheimer’s. Agnes attends the Adult Day Program at The Salvation Army’s London Village five days a week.  At the program she enjoys the music the most, tapping her feet  […]

Depressions Ugly Hold

Posted on 11th August 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
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“Depression put me in a dark place,” says Rob, 58. “I couldn’t see a future or an answer for any of the problems in my life. Depression affected my whole world and everything in it.” Rob’s life began to spiral out of control when physical injuries prevented him from working as a roofer. “I hid  […]

Newcomers Learn English and Build Friendships

Posted on 17th April 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Julia, left and Evie, right, at Calgary's Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre
Lonely. It’s a word Evie and Julia use over and over again to describe their experience as new Canadians. The two women travelled a long road before arriving at their new homes in Calgary ―Evie from Albania and Julia from Ukraine. In Calgary, both mothers were at home with young children and found their lack  […]