Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Volunteer Highlight: Marlene

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew Here at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, we care about our volunteers. We offer support, information and education to people with dementia, their families and their caregivers that hopefully inspire individuals to join our team and make a difference in … Continued

Why Karen Runs for Alzheimer’s

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is quickly approaching, and we’ve been working hard to put together our best team yet! With such dedicated and motivated team players on our side, we’re making every step count. To join our team, register online here. Karen Landers recently joined our team and has been a fantastic social media … Continued

8 Things We Can Learn From Finding Dory

1. Just Keep Swimming There are going to be days when things feel really tough. Maybe you’re struggling with communication. Maybe you feel lost and unsure of yourself. Maybe you feel like you need a rest from caregiving. Dory reminds us all to just keep swimming through the through times until we get past the … Continued

The Roadmap: A Personal Story

This story has been shared with us by Lyndon, one of AST’s valuable board members. If you want to talk to a social worker, and get some help coming up with your own plan for the future, you can call us at 416-322-6560 or get in touch with us online here. You can also registering for … Continued

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