January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

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Every January ASDR recognizes Alzheimer’s Awareness Month by encouraging organizations and individuals to learn more about dementia and its impact on those living with the disease.

January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Every January ASDR recognizes Alzheimer’s Awareness Month by encouraging organizations and individuals to learn more about dementia and its impact on those living with the disease. Our goal is to bring an understanding of what people living with dementia and their care partners experience in their day-to-day-lives to the community to help reduce stigma and show support.

This January, we invite you to help ASDR raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by joining us for the following initiatives:

Light It Up Blue

Light It Up Blue Campaign 

Help ASDR light up our community blue this January by donating to our Light It Up Blue Campaign with funds going to support our Young Onset Dementia Adult Day Program. Display your blue light outside your home or business all January to help raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Contact us at 905-576-2567 ext 5237 to find out how to receive your blue light bulb.

Thank you to our friends at the Canadian Tire stores in Ajax, Bowmanville and Uxbridge for generously donating the bulbs for this campaign!

Forget-Me-Not campaign

Forget-Me-Not Campaign 

In January, local businesses across Durham Region will be inviting their customers to make a donation at the cash register in support of ASDR’s programs and services. Those who make a donation will sign a forget-me-not cut-out which will be displayed in store for the month of January to help increase awareness.

Know a local business that wants to participate? Contact us at [email protected] for more information.

 

Flag Raising Durham Region Headquarters

Flag Raising at Durham Region Headquarters 

Join us on Monday January 9th, 2023 at 9 a.m. for a flag raising in recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The flag will be raised at Durham Region Headquarters located at 605 Rossland Road East in Whitby.