Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Music Project Product Recall

The Government of Canada has released a list of music player wall chargers that are subject to a product recall. Listed on the recalled products are wall chargers distributed by the Alzheimer Society Music Project. What we need from you! Your safety is our first priority. If you received a wall charger from the Alzheimer … Continued

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

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    02-02-2019
    The 29th annual IG Wealth Management Walk for Memories is a family-friendly, 2 km indoor walk that attracts families, companies and volunteers from across the GTA. Over 2,000 individuals raise money for the Alzheimer Society of Toronto while honouring those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
    07-01-2019
    This interactive workshop is for family members and related caregivers of people living with dementia. Topics: -Creating opportunities for joy and looking at the lighter side of caregiving -The benefits of using humour and having positive outlook -Strategies and approaches for incorporating joy and humour into caregiving
    23-10-2018
    A guided tour of the Aga Khan Museum for people with dementia and their family caregivers.
  • Social

    In Ontario alone, there are 500,000 young caregivers caring for a family member living with an illness. For example, Emily Fraschetti, whose mother has young onset Alzheimer’s. Emily was featured in the documentary, Much Too Young. cbc.ca/player/play/13…

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