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I hope others will understand it's OK to hurt. I am so grateful to you all for the support you have given our family through the years.

- A person who reached out to us

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.

- A person who reached out to us


Our team is here to support you along the way.
Office Management, Human Resources & Volunteering
  • Barb Ferguson - Executive Director
  • Leasa Anderson - Office Manager
  • Leah Boynton-Collett - Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator
  • Deb McKerlie - Accounting Services
Philanthropy & Engagement (Fund Development & Communications)
  • Jill Petrovic- Director of Philanthropy & Engagement
  • Kira Dawidowski - Donor Services Coordinator 
  • Coordinator, Communication & Engagement
  • Sarah Salus - Associate, Philanthropy & Engagement 
Learning & Support Services
  • Paul Bartel - Manager of Learning & Support Services
  • Cindy Bond - Social Worker
  • Padmaja Genesh - Learning Specialist
  • Leanne Hill - Registered Social Worker
  • Samantha Reay - Registered Social Worker
Club 36 Adult Day Program
  • Ali Cada - Director of Adult Day and Creative Programs
  • Nisheil Kumar - Wellness Coordinator (LPN)
  • Maria Baldozano - Program Coordinator
  • Tracey Tatlock -  Program Coordinator
  • Nasira Firdose - Program Facilitator
  • Arrin Jacob - Program Facilitator
  • Ida Mae Mayol - Program Facilitator
  • Colleen McGonigal - Program Facilitator
  • Consuelo Ramirez - Program Facilitator
  • Linda Szecsy - Program Facilitator

Reaching out to people at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary saved my life. They really understood, and didn’t judge me."