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Storytime with Ekta: When Words Fail

Ekta is a social worker here at AST. She co-facilitates the Boomers Club with our Community Programs Coordinator Romina and is particularly passionate about working with people who live with young onset dementias. She has a blog where she shares her experiences. Welcome to Storytime with Ekta! This story took place at one of our partner … Continued

Alzheimer’s Research Opportunities

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

Caregiver Stories: Stefanie

Caregivers work hard, unpaid, to care for someone they love. We know that, and we want to support you in that journey, which is why we offer workshops like Caregiver Stress and the Family Dynamics of Caregiving. We also know that it’s important to connect with other caregivers, both offline and online. This is Stefanie’s … Continued

Creative Caregivers: Wendy

The Creative Caregivers blog series aims to highlight the creative work of individuals who care for someone living with dementia. Often, these creative works have been helpful or comforting in some way for the caregivers who created them. We hope that they are helpful and inspiring for you, too. In this blog, we are highlighting … Continued

Community Support: Swiss Re Group

The Alzheimer Society of Toronto believes in the power of a community coming together and supporting one another; that’s why when we receive donations from other organizations in the community, we could not be more appreciative of their support. Recently, we received a generous donation from Swiss Re Group. They even dropped it off in … Continued

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