Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Volunteer Highlight: Julian

My name is Julian. I have been volunteering with AST since January of 2014. As a volunteer I assist with special events such as the Walk for Memories, and the Walk for Alzheimer’s. Also for the past three years I participated in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 5km Charity Challenge in support AST and Torontonians living … 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

Minds in Motion x University of Toronto

We’re excited to announce that we have partnered up with Dr. Franco Taverna at the University of Toronto (U of T) and his course, Exercise and Mental Health! We will accept groups of student volunteers studying with Dr. Taverna to join us at Minds in Motion for 8-10 weeks of hands-on experience. Our amazing Minds in … Continued

Give Us Your Feedback

By 2018, you will have better access to our programs and services. You will have new opportunities to learn more about dementia, brain health and the latest research findings. We want to know how we can best support everyone living in Toronto impacted by dementia. There are two important ways you can help:   CATHY … Continued

World Alzheimer’s Day

If you or a family member has been diagnosed with dementia, you’re not alone. As of 2016, there are more than 550,000 Canadians living with dementia and an even greater number of care partners who truly do care about you. This World Alzheimer’s Day, let’s focus on all the things that give us hope.   … Continued

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