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This holiday season, you can break the silence for local people like Joyce.

It’s a grey, crisp winter morning in Calgary and Joyce is struggling to make her morning cup of tea - a seemingly simple task that's lately become much more difficult.

She sits alone in the kitchen, sipping.  The doorbell doesn’t ring; neither does the phone.  No casseroles are in the fridge from thoughtful friends or neighbours. In fact, her family and friends have vanished, most consumed by fear and uncertainty.

The silence is deafening. But with your support, we can put an end to this pain and loneliness.

By making a donation today, you'll provide people like Joyce with a warm, knowledgeable voice from the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, bringing comfort and reassurance.

Click here to help Joyce and many people like her in the local community.

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  • Friday Nov 24th & Monday Nov 27th 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

    Best Friends Associate Trainer Workshop

    Learn about internationally-acclaimed dementia care and gain enough knowledge to train your coworkers

  • 2018 - January 17 & 24 ; or 30th & Feb. 6th 1 - 4 pm (17 & 24); or 6 - 9 pm (30 & Feb. 6)

    Caregiver Strategies for Dementia

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

  • 2018 - January 27 TBC

    Talking about Dementia

    Learn about Alzheimer's disease & related dementias with a local expert.

  • First Link Referral Program

    Physicians & health care professionals - find your referral info here

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A conversation with The Honourable Donald Ethell, former Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta

Posted on Nov 10, 2017

This Remembrance Day, Don wants you to know about the significant link between Alzheimer’s disease and service in the armed forces.

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Dementia Connections Magazine Launches

Posted on Sep 27, 2017

Learn more about the dementia-specific lifestyle magazine launched on World Alzheimer Day 2017, September 21st.  This project was led by a member of the public in partnership with Alzheimer Society of Calgary and Dementia Network Calgary

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OMA Art Therapy Expansion

Posted on Jul 10, 2017

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.

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#Canada150 - Olympic Medalist and Order of Canada Member Elizabeth Manley Visits Club 36

Posted on Jun 29, 2017

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.

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