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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

#WhyIWalk: Tara Narbonne

The Walk for Memories is coming up on January 28, 2017. It is a way to honour and remember the people who have lived with dementia, and raise funds to end Alzheimer’s disease. We are sharing stories from our supporters as we prepare for the Walk; share this story or send us your own using the hashtag #WhyIWalk. This is Tara’s story. I … Continued

Free MedicAlert sign up at the Walk for Memories!

For one-day only, you can sign up for the MedicAlert Safely Home program for free* at the Walk for Memories event on Saturday, January 28. This is made possible through our partnership with MedicAlert Foundation Canada and will be available to the first 80 people who sign up! Look for the MedicAlert Safely Home booth … Continued

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