Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Guest Feature: Assessing Alzheimer’s Risk Using the Spartan Cube APOE System

The knowledge that we gain through clinical research helps improve the ways we can prevent, diagnose, and treat Alzheimer’s and dementias– but researchers can’t do it alone. They need volunteers in order to improve the lives of those who have been affected by Alzheimer’s or other dementias. Click here to learn more about clinical trials and decide if … Continued

Walk For Memories 2018

The Walk For Memories is quickly approaching– we are less than a month away! If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for? The Walk is taking place on February 3, 2018 from 8.30am – 12pm at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. And if you haven’t heard, we are back in the PATH! We … Continued

Privacy notice – November 2017 – Holiday mailing

As part of our commitment to donor privacy, it is important to us that you are made aware of a recent issue that occurred with our Holiday mail campaign. We have learned that several letters containing names and addresses may have been included in a fellow donor’s envelope. Our supplier inadvertently inserted two letters into … Continued

Building a Dementia-Friendly Toronto

Have you heard? Toronto has officially joined the global movement to build dementia-friendly communities! The Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s Dementia-Friendly Communities program was launched on October 23, 2017 and there were over 100 participants, including people living with dementia and memory loss, care partners, and local businesses and organisations. Together, we talked about how we can … Continued

Operation Thank You

It’s Friday afternoon of a long week.  My mind is starting to wind down for the weekend… and then, I decide to make some Operation Thank You calls.  I’m not exactly in the mood – I did say I was tired, right? – but then I think, I might as well.  My first call is … Continued

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    This 8 - week program is for family caregivers of people with early and mid-stage dementia. An Accredited program of the Sinai Health System Reitman Centre CARERS Program, this is a fully integrated, comprehensive dementia care program that introduces the innovative use of standardized patients - actors trained to simulate real-life situations - so that caregivers, guided by expert clinical coaches, will learn how to deal with common challenging situations.
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    BIG THX to @ryersonfinance #RUFS4Dem for all their support! Hosting 2 fundraisers for AST is incredible! HEY @RyersonU have some pretty amazing philanthropic students! #ryersongivesback

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