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

Introducing the New HelpForDementia Website

Alberta and Northwest Territories
April 11, 2024

Living with dementia can be overwhelming. Help for Dementia provides you with the tools, resources, and support you need to confidently navigate dementia, all in one place.

Intoducing a new website

13 Risk Factors of Dementia

Alberta and Northwest Territories
March 6, 2024

This article discusses risk factors for dementia, categorizing them into controllable and uncontrollable factors such as physical activity, diet, and social engagement. It also explores the unproven link between aluminum and dementia.

Risk factors of dementia

What is Dementia?

Alberta and Northwest Territories
February 14, 2024

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is not a normal part of aging.

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Op-ed: Alberta’s Alarming Rise in Dementia

Alberta and Northwest Territories
February 12, 2024

Dr. Roger Wong, a Member of the Order of Canada, has issued a warning regarding the alarming surge in dementia cases in Alberta.

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Kiara's story

Alberta and Northwest Territories
January 3, 2024

Meet Kiara, a beacon of strength. Her caregiving journey embodies resilience and unconditional love.

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January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alberta and Northwest Territories
January 2, 2024

For people living with dementia, support changes everything. The Alzheimer Society connects people living with dementia in Alberta and NWT to support, knowledge, and community.

Support changes everything

Join Us Once Again

Alberta and Northwest Territories
December 6, 2023

Registration is Now Open for the 2024 IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's!

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A Guide to Legal Affairs and Charitable Giving

Alberta and Northwest Territories
November 27, 2023

We talk about the crucial aspects of legal affairs, charitable giving, and the lasting impact these considerations can have on families going through a dementia journey.

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Become a member

Alberta and Northwest Territories
November 20, 2023

Consistent with our values the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (AS AB/NT) is dedicated to collaborating across our communities and amplifying the voices of people with lived experience to maximize our impact. We believe a vibrant membership base is a strong foundation for the organization.

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