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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

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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    23-01-2018
    This workshop will provide family caregivers with an overview of Alzheimer's disease focusing on the importance of early diagnosis and illustrates the progression of the disease.
    25-01-2018
    Join us for the first AST Speaker Series event of 2018 with guest speakers from Baycrest! This talk is titled, "Mind Your Hearing: The link between our ears, the brain, and dementia." You will learn about: • How aging affects the way we process sound • How to get help for hearing loss • How to protect your hearing • Hearing loss as a risk factor for dementia
    31-01-2018
    This workshop is for family caregivers providing care for a person in the middle stages of dementia. 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. This workshop is a safe environment to express and discuss their concerns and learn from each other.
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    Our #Dementia Care Training Program offers health professionals a specialized curriculum. Join us this February: on.alz.to/site/Calendar/…

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