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At her age, many young women are thinking of becoming mothers.  Samantha is caring for hers.

Pictured, above: Samantha (far right), her brother Alex (left) and her mother Shawn (second from left)

Three generations of her family have been directly affected by dementia.  Now, Samantha tells her story as the fourth – the primary caregiver to her mother.

Click here to read Samantha's story, in her own words.

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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. 

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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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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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