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

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

Volunteer Highlight: Ophelia

My name is Ophelia. I have been a volunteer with the Alzheimer Society of Toronto since 2013 and have been a regular supporter for many years before that. Their vision of living in a world without dementia is so important to me and very close to my heart.  I lost a loved one to the … Continued

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    25-05-2019
    The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is a community-based fundraising event taking place in over 300 communities across Canada. Join us at one of five locations across Toronto to help people with dementia and their families. Funds raised go to support educational programs, counselling services, as well as support research into finding the cause and cure.
    02-04-2019
    Join us from 9:30am to 12:30pm for the FREE 3rd annual City of Toronto Caregiver Day at Toronto City Hall to hear inspiring stories, speak to health care professionals about services and resources in your area, and enjoy live entertainment with a provided box lunch.
    26-03-2019
    Join a one-hour guided tour by an experienced Docent of the Aga Khan Museum for people living with dementia and their caregivers. The tour also assisted by Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s volunteers.
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    Thank you to everyone who attended the Alzheimer Society of Toronto Speaker Series last night. We had over 100 people in attendance to hear Dr. Sharon Cohen of the @Toronto_Memory present on what does the future hold for Alzheimer's prevention and treatment. pic.twitter.com/qXN2UZasEc

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