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Upcoming Events

  • November 7 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Cannabis and Dementia

    Recent legislation may mean that you have some questions or concerns. Come out to this education session and learn about marijuana and management of dementia symptoms

  • October 19 & 22 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

    Best Friends Associate Training

    This comprehensive approach is grounded in the understanding that relationships are supremely important in dementia care.

  • October 25

    Best Friends Approach Training

    Advanced dementia-specific training for healthcare professionals

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Building Dementia Awareness Conference

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

5th Building Dementia Awareness Conference
October 4th - 6th, 2018
Double Tree Hilton Edmonton, Alberta

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. David Sheard & Teepa Snow
Janet Yeats & Dr. Robert Sutherland

Information contact:

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Cannabis & dementia... what you need to know

Posted on Mar 09, 2018

With the legalization of marijuana expected to take effect this summer, questions are coming in. Is it helpful in the treatment of dementia? Here's what we know so far...

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Alberta announces new dementia strategy

Posted on Dec 19, 2017

The Alberta Dementia Strategy and Action Plan was released by Alberta Health today. 

Click here for the news release

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Alzheimer Society of Calgary and Gordie Howe C.A.R.E.S. Launch New Partnership

Posted on Dec 11, 2017

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.

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