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As a first step towards acceptance of the changes in my husband [after his diagnosis] I made a phone call to the Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary to sign up for a course. After explaining my intent, and before anything else was said, the person on the other end of the phone asked, “How are you doing?” So unexpected, so sincere, so compassionate, so moving. We chatted for a long time.

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As a first step towards acceptance of the changes in my husband [after his diagnosis] I made a phone call to the Alzheimer’s Society of Calgary to sign up for a course. After explaining my intent, and before anything else was said, the person on the other end of the phone asked, “How are you doing?” So unexpected, so sincere, so compassionate, so moving. We chatted for a long time.

- A person who reached out to us

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The Alzheimer Society of Calgary invites you to schedule a support meeting and connect with one of our registered social workers. This is an opportunity to speak openly about your experience as a caregiver or your journey of impact.  Regardless of whether you prefer a single meeting or repeat follow ups, we’re here to provide an ear, a shoulder, some helpful tips and access to additional resources.

Our registered social workers provide free confidential consultation for individuals and families seeking support, information and referral to dementia-related community resources at any stage of the disease process.

Support may also incude opportunities for training, workshops, resources and support groups in Calgary and surrounding areas.

To book an appointment, or inquire further, please call (403) 290-0110 or submit your request below:

 

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I felt a sense of peace in knowing I was not alone, and I had somewhere to turn when I needed it. You have enabled me to better understand and support my husband in all that he is experiencing. I'm so grateful for your support.