Alzheimer Society Toronto Blog

Educating Toronto Police Officers about Dementia

At the Alzheimer Society of Toronto, part of our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of dementia. We do this in numerous ways, including educating the public so they can support people with dementia and treat them with respect and dignity.   Working with the Toronto Police Service Our Public Education Coordinators … Continued

What’s Your Legacy?

Join the Alzheimer Society of Toronto in celebrating Les and Marijane Dakens’ remarkable $5 million dollar legacy commitment.   The Alzheimer Society of Toronto is thrilled to announce they have received their largest gift intention in history. Les and Marijane Dakens made a generous $5 million dollar commitment in their Will to benefit the Society. … Continued

Meet Your Etobicoke Walk Committee: Part 2

On June 6, people across Toronto 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 towards supporting educational programs, counselling services, as well as supporting research into finding the cause and cure.   A group of people passionate about … Continued

#Education with Bernice

Have you met Bernice? Let’s highlight her for a moment. Bernice is a Public Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and has been working here for almost two years. We wanted to introduce you to her and get to know our staff a little more… ——————————————————— Where did you study? I completed my undergrad at … Continued

#Education with Esther

Have you met Esther? Let’s highlight her for a moment. Esther is a Public Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society of Toronto and has been working here for five years. Previously, Esther worked as a personal support worker for five years in a dementia unit at a long-term care home, as well as in hospital settings and … Continued

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  • Upcoming Events

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    08-06-2015
    A guided interactive tour of the Royal Ontario Museum for people in the early stages of dementia and their family caregivers.
    06-06-2015
    Join us on Saturday, June 6 at one of four locations across Toronto to help people with dementia and their families. Funds raised go to support educational programs, counselling services, as well as support research into finding the cause and cure.
    09-06-2015
    This workshop is for family caregivers of individuals living with dementia. The focus of the session will be on exploring ways to prepare for, cope through, and recover from an unexpected emergency.
  • Social

    Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for @HOPEvballTO volleyball tournament on June 13. Play to support those w/ dementia....

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