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Harold & Kim face young onset dementia together

Share in this heartwarming story about a local Calgary couple facing young onset dementia. Caregiver Kim and her husband Harold share the unexpected gifts they've received as a result of Harold's condition, the importance of staying positive and learning how to cope with changes in their daily lives. They maintain a close connection, are still deeply in love after many years of marriage and have become a true inspiration for the local community.

The couple also reference Club 36, an Adult Day Program (respite program) provided by the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, in conjunction with a host of other support services and learning opportunities available.

If you or your family have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, rest assured you are not alone. Harold is one of more than 13,000 local people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias in Calgary and surrounding areas.

Thank you to Kim and Harold for sharing your story.