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Investors Group Alzheimer Walk and Run

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. 

Click here to learn more about Ron and his story.

Upcoming Events

  • 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 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

  • Ongoing Afternoon or evening sessions available

    Caregiver Strategies for Dementia

    A practical skill-building workshop providing an essential foundation for family members, friends and caregivers

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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: eodarep@gmail.com

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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

Click here to view full document

For added details...

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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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