Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

#WhyIWalk: Gina Cook

The Walk for Memories is coming up on January 28, 2017. It is a way to honour and remember the people who have lived with dementia, and raise funds to end Alzheimer’s disease. We are sharing stories from our supporters as we prepare for the Walk; share this story or send us your own using the hashtag #WhyIWalk. This is Gina’s story. I … Continued

#WhyIWalk: Ellen Boddington

The Walk for Memories is coming up on January 28, 2017. It is a way to honour and remember the people who have lived with dementia, and raise funds to end Alzheimer’s disease. We are sharing stories from our supporters as we prepare for the Walk; share this story or send us your own using the hashtag #WhyIWalk. This is Ellen’s story. The … Continued

Connect With Cathy: Dementia and Prison

Cathy Barrick is the CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. She is a leader and voice in the Toronto community, and a passionate advocate for individuals living with dementia, determined to demonstrate how you can live well with dementia. Today, she is discussing dementia and the prison system.   Having worked in the prison … Continued

#WhyIWalk: Cynthia Shipley

The Walk for Memories is coming up on January 28, 2017. It is a way to honour and remember the people who have lived with dementia, and raise funds to end Alzheimer’s disease. We are sharing stories from our supporters as we prepare for the Walk; share this story or send us your own using the hashtag #WhyIWalk. This is Cynthia’s story. My … Continued

#WhyIWalk: Arden King

The Walk for Memories is coming up on January 28, 2017. It is a way to honour and remember the people who have lived with dementia, and raise funds to end Alzheimer’s disease. We are sharing stories from our supporters as we prepare for the Walk; share this story or send us your own using the hashtag #WhyIWalk. This is Arden’s story.   … Continued

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    24-01-2017
    The primary focus of the workshop is to provide caregivers with the necessary tools and education to respond to changes in communication and responsive behaviours.
    25-01-2017
    Learn about the risk factors of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and how to improve and maintain the health of the brain.
    30-01-2017
    For family caregivers and people in the early stages of dementia to explore rhythm and relaxation techniques through drumming. Instruments will be provided and no musical experience is required to participate.
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