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Sneak Peak at PSW Day: Part 4

Talking Behaviours and Dementia with Bethany Kopel   On May 14th, 2015, the Alzheimer Society of Toronto will be hosting it’s 10th annual Personal Support Workers Forum. This one day educational event sponsored by the Andreae Family, features lectures from industry professionals on topics such as: PSW experiences, brain health and managing responsive behaviours. Bethany Kopel will be … Continued

Let’s Spike Out Dementia Together

Love to play volleyball, or have always wanted to learn how to play?  Start practicing now and register to join us on June 13th for a fun day in the sun on the Toronto Island at the HOPE Volleyball tournament. Play to support two good causes: the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and Kids, Cops & Computers. … Continued

Meet Your Toronto Centre Island Walk Committee

 On June 6, people from 150 communities across Canada will participate in the Walk for Alzheimer’s.  They will be joining together to make a difference for families impacted by dementia. Funds raised at the event go to support educational programs, counselling services, as well as support research into finding the cause and cure.   Meet the team organizing the … Continued

#SocialWork with Amanda

Have you met Amanda? Let’s highlight her for a moment. Amanda is the Social Work Manager at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, and has been working as a social worker at the organization for over 14 years! We wanted to introduce you to her and get to know our staff a little more… ——————————————————— Where did you … Continued

Learning about Parkinson’s and Dementia: Part 3

How are Parkinson’s disease and dementia related?   April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the disease and the need for more research for a cure. Today, we’ll be sharing some tips with you from the Parkinson Society Canada for effective communication with a family member with Parkinson’s disease who is … Continued

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