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Not Alone. Not Silent.
The event is taking place on the morning of Thanksgiving Sunday (October 7) in downtown Calgary.
Come out and show that we are no longer going to do this alone.
More than 1400 participants joined in last year and raised over $300,000
Sign up before September 3 to save on registration.
Meet the face of the 2018 Investors Group Alzheimer Walk and Run, Ron Freckleton.
Ron is a champion for the Alzheimer Society of Calgary and is an exceptional member of the community.
He is so passionate about this cause, he wrote a book detailing his time spent caring for his wife and donates the proceeds to the society.
Wednesday, August 29 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.Understanding Dementia & Brain Health
As our population ages and Calgarians are living longer, it’s become increasingly important to have a basic understanding of dementia; maintain your brain health and reduce your risk
September 20 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.Talking About Dementia
This is a fantastic opportunity for people looking to learn some excellent, introductory information about Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias
October 19 & 22 8:30 AM - 3:30 PMBest Friends Associate Training
This comprehensive approach is grounded in the understanding that relationships are supremely important in dementia care.
October 25Best Friends Approach Training
Advanced dementia-specific training for healthcare professionals
Ongoing Afternoon or evening sessions availableCaregiver Strategies for Dementia
A practical skill-building workshop providing an essential foundation for family members, friends and caregivers
5th Building Dementia Awareness Conference
October 4th - 6th, 2018
Double Tree Hilton Edmonton, Alberta
Dr. David Sheard & Teepa Snow
Janet Yeats & Dr. Robert Sutherland
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The Alberta Dementia Strategy and Action Plan was released by Alberta Health today.
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The Alzheimer Society of Calgary and the Gordie Howe C.A.R.E.S. Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Education Society are pleased to announce a multi-year, $825,000 partnership that will increase knowledge and capacity in the community to support local people impacted by dementia.Read More