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Talking About Dementia
with Dr David Hogan
In January, Dr Hogan led a very informative presentation about Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
In an effort to increase our capacity to provide education to the community, the Alzheimer Society of Calgary engaged Full Swing Productions, a local production company, to film this presentation.
If you didn't make it out to see Dr Hogan in January, or if you are looking to expand your knowledge about dementia, the video below is a great resource.
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Latest research news from
Padmaja Genesh, Learning Specialist at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary.
Padmaja highlights some of the latest studies on care, research about finding a cure and on risk reduction.Read More
Socks and ice cream might not be something that you typically associate with dementia, but for local runner and fundraiser, Jeff Shikaze, this was the recipe for success.Read More
With so many news stories available, it can become overwhelming to know who to trust. The Alzheimer Society of Calgary's Learning Specialist, Padmaja Genesh, is constantly keeping up to date on the latest news and she has chosen some of the most important studies for you.Read More
On the afternoon of February 15, Steve McNeil touched down in Calgary for his epic 19 hour and 26-minute skate to raise awareness for dementia and Alzheimer’s.