Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Nonna Mila’s Super Family

The Walk For Alzheimer’s brings together thousands of community members across Canada who all have a common goal: to end Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Many of those who participate know someone who lives or has lived with the disease, and fundraising is a great way to support and honour them. This week, Tamar Atik writes about Nonna Mila’s … Continued

We can’t tell you we’re the best…

But our families sure can!   “I came here to die, but now I’m here to live” – Mrs. Jacobs. as quoted by her son two weeks after moving into One Kenton Place. Mrs. Jacobs is 96 years old and lives with dementia. She was brought to One Kenton Place by her loving and doting … Continued

Keeping Memories Alive at the Walk For Alzheimer’s

The Walk For Alzheimer’s brings together thousands of community members across Canada who all have a common goal: to end Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Many of those who participate know someone who lives or has lived with the disease, and fundraising is a great way to support and honour them. This week, we found out why Bruna … Continued

Why Alex Walks For Alzheimer’s

The Walk For Alzheimer’s brings together thousands of community members who all have common goals: to end Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and to support families currently affected. Many of those who participate know someone who lives or has lived with the disease, and walking and fundraising is a great way to support and honour them. This … Continued

Volunteer Highlight: Dominika G.

In honour of National Volunteer Week, we at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto wanted to do a little something to thank our outstanding volunteers. To showcase the amazing work that they do as an integral part of our mission, we are featuring volunteer stories on the blog this week. Be sure to check back each … Continued

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    27-05-2017
    The Walk for Alzheimer’s is a community-based fundraising event taking place in over 150 communities across Canada. Funds raised go to support educational programs, counselling services, as well as support research into finding the cause and cure.
    30-05-2017
    "Breaking the Silence: Staff Grief and Loss in Dementia Care." Join us for a Dinner Presentation with Presenting Sponsor Integracare. The impact of grief and loss for staff who work with individuals living with dementia is often overlooked. Attention needs to be paid because grief and loss impact the work that we do with our clients.
    30-05-2017
    Learn to differentiate delirium, depression and dementia, identify risk factors and discuss the steps in addressing each of the Ds.
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    Learn to live in the "now" - Come to our #Mindfulness for #Caregivers group starting June 6! Register here: ow.ly/OpfO30c8fDv

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