About our organization

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Our values and goals are incorporated into everything that we do at the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Our vision

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and that world begins with a more dementia-friendly society, where people affected by dementia are acknowledged, supported and included.

Our mission

We ensure people affected by dementia are not alone, by educating and mobilizing a broader community of care around them, and supporting valuable research into the disease and people living with it.

Our core values

Core values are those fundamental values that we consider necessary to be held, nurtured and developed by the members, employees, directors and volunteers of our organization in order to be effective in achieving our goals.

  • Accountability and transparency: We measure our performance and follow a process of continuous improvement. We are wholly accountable for our actions and must account to our stakeholders for our use of the financial and human resources available to us.
  • Compassion: We provide caring and supportive assistance that recognizes and responds to the need for information, comfort and hope for the people we serve. We consider those individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their families and caregivers to be our first responsibility and our primary focus.
  • Integrity and respect: We set for ourselves the highest and most exacting standards of honesty, trustworthiness and professional integrity in all aspects of our organization and carry out our work with the utmost respect for the dignity and the rights of the people we serve.
  • Leadership: We seek to bring progressive and creative ideas to all aspects of our organization and provide resources and support to enable those affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias to enhance their quality of life.
  • Teamwork: We work together to achieve our goals and ensure that our volunteers and staff are representative of the many communities we serve. Our volunteers are the key to delivering the most personal and responsive service possible through their commitment, generosity, service and friendship.

Provincial Leadership Groups

The Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s initiatives are informed by the voices and lived experience of people living with dementia and caregivers. Learn about our two advisory groups below.

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Privacy statement

We recognize our responsibility to be transparent and accountable in how we use the personal information we have for the people we serve, our donors and various other stakeholders. Read our full privacy statement below.

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External complaints

As an Imagine Canada-accredited charity, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. views all concerns as an opportunity to consider the organization’s practices and to improve our operations. Learn more about our external complaints policy here.

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Become a member

You can support the work of the Alzheimer Society of B.C by becoming a member. Read on to learn about member benefits and how to sign up.

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Newsletter

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

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