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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    22-08-2018
    This workshop will explore the major challenges and concerns that can arise for families caring for a person with dementia.
    05-09-2018
    This workshop is for family caregivers related to a person living with dementia, it aims to: -Explore the concept of risk for persons with dementia, their families, and care providers -Recognize potential sources of risk for persons with dementia -Explore ways to assess and address risk, building on strengths and abilities -Develop an understanding of supportive services in the community
    18-09-2018
    A guided tour of the Aga Khan Museum for people with dementia and their family caregivers.
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    A country music singer who performed a song he'd written for his mother after she'd been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease encouraged others to continue sharing a now-viral video of the concert moment posted on Facebook. abcnews.go.com/US/country-mus…

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