Where will you be this Thanksgiving Sunday?
Come join in the fun and get ready to walk or run with over 1000 others from Calgary and area in support of local families impacted by dementia.
Tuesday, September 26th 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Open House & Annual General Meeting
See our dementia-friendly space and learn about the progress and changes you've made possible.
September 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMConsidering Care Options
If you're considering a change in care options for your loved one, this is a good place to begin.
November 8 & 15 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMCaregiver Strategies for Dementia
A practical skill-building workshop providing an essential foundation for family members, friends and caregivers
Wednesday, November 8th 6:30 - 8:30 PMUnderstanding Dementia & Brain Health
A superb introduction to the topic of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
Thursday, November 16 8:30 AM - 3:30 PMBest Friends Approach Workshop
Enhance your dementia care skills in the workplace
Physicians & health care professionals - find your referral info here
Hundreds of people with dementia in our community will now increase their confidence and build bonds across generations due to the expansion of the Opening Minds Through Art(TM) (OMA) program through a four-day training intensive.Read More
It was one of our city’s finest moments - the 1988 Winter Olympics - and during it all she was known as “Canada’s Sweetheart”. Now, Elizabeth Manley has returned to Calgary - the site of her star-making turn as silver medalist in ladies figure skating – to help raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of Calgary.Read More
More than 100 people came out to Fort Calgary in May to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Club 36. At its inception, Club 36 was one of the first dementia-specific Adult Day Programs of its kind in Canada. Club continues to be a person-centered program providing innovative activities for individuals with dementia and respite for caregivers.Read More
When the most recent Calgary census results were released, none of us were shocked to see that seniors in our community voted Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias as the second and third-highest priority challenges they face in the coming years.Read More