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Alberta announces new dementia strategy

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

Alberta announces new dementia strategy

The Alberta Dementia Strategy and Action Plan was released by Alberta Health today. 

Click here for the news release

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Our collaborators and partners in the local Dementia Network Calgary movement will be reviewing the details as they relate to our vision of building a supportive, innovative Calgary community where people impacted by dementia can live life well. If you'd like further updates from Dementia Network Calgary, please subscribe to the Dementia Network news feed here.

The Alzheimer Society of Calgary will continue to gather information and share any pertinent updates affecting families in the Calgary area. if you're not currently subscribed to our news, sign up here.

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Want a quick summary of the document? Here's an article from the Edmonton Journal with a few highlights.

Photo credit: Edmonton Journal