All the latest news and stories about Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and the brain.

Donor Spotlight: Naomi M.

Alberta and Northwest Territories
April 20, 2022

When her mother was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's, Naomi knew she had to take action.

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Make a Plan to Give: Helen and Ed's Story

Alberta and Northwest Territories
April 14, 2022

Helen had a strong desire to give a donation to the Society as a tribute to her husband’s memory. But as with many people, immediate giving was not a practical choice.

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Plan a Legacy Gift to the Alzheimer Society AB/NT

Alberta and Northwest Territories
March 30, 2022

If you are looking for a way to leave a legacy that will make an impact on future generations, consider a planned gift to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories.

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Dementia in the Workplace

Alberta and Northwest Territories
March 22, 2022

Dementia in the Workplace website launched. The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories has developed a new website, DementiaAlberta.ca, to provide information and guidance to Alberta employers and employees faced with a dementia diagnosis or navigating dementia in the workplace.

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Donor Spotlight: Alberta Blue Cross

Alberta and Northwest Territories
January 14, 2022

Alberta Blue Cross is excited to support the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories through sponsorship of the Virtual Minds in Motion® program. Staff and clients of the organization know the company’s support makes a difference.

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month 2022

Alberta and Northwest Territories
January 6, 2022

January is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories is pleased to announce it is participating in a nation-wide campaign reminding people that the organization is the First Link® to Support, Knowledge and Community.

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September 2021 Newsletter

Alberta and Northwest Territories
September 20, 2021

Stay connected to the Alzheimer Society and receive newsletters, information and updates for people living with dementia, caregivers, event participants, donors and volunteers.

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IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s 2021

Alberta and Northwest Territories
September 8, 2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in, volunteered for, sponsored, and donated to our 2021 IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s!

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Donor Spotlight: ARTCF

Alberta and Northwest Territories
September 8, 2021

The Alberta Retired Teachers’ Charitable Foundation’s (ARTCF) support in 2020 allowed the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories to pilot the concept and determine that there is significant demand for the Minds in Motion® program.

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Mick Nieman Memorial Golf Tournament

Alberta and Northwest Territories
September 8, 2021

Sisters, Nicole Ambrosi and Wendy Weiss, started the Mick Nieman Memorial Golf Tournament in 2020 to raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories in memory of their dad who passed away from Alzheimer’s disease in 2014.

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4th Annual Cycle for Mom

Alberta and Northwest Territories
September 8, 2021

Terry Fannon started Cycle for Mom four years ago to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories to honour his mother's memory.

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