You can make holiday wishes come true

Right now, all across Canada, people living with dementia and their families are wishing for support, improved awareness, and life-changing discoveries. You can help with your holiday donation.

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By 2050, nearly 2 million people living in Canada could be living with dementia

In September, during World Alzheimer’s Month, we launched this report to explore what can we do to change Canada’s dementia future.

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Honouring Roger Marple

October 27, 2022

Roger, who lived with young-onset dementia, was a champion of ending dementia stigma. He was a mentor and friend to many, and we at the Alzheimer Society of Canada will miss him dearly, while remembering the important contributions he made to our work.

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Our latest impact report is here!

Learn about the difference your support has made on people living with dementia, research in Canada and more.

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Dementia Talks! Canada – A new online webinar series

A new digital discussion series that centres the conversation on dementia, with researchers and people with lived experience sharing their stories, tips and insights.

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Let's talk about family and dementia

Wed, Dec 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a free Dementia Talks! Canada conversation that explores a range of realities around family and dementia. We will touch on genetics, family dynamics, holiday gatherings and more.

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Video: On Art & Dementia

In this edition of Dementia Talks! Canada, we talk with a professional artist about their work on dementia, discuss the power of art in dispelling dementia stigma, and chat about how creative approaches can improve the lives of people with dementia today.

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Our Advisory Group of People with Lived Experience of Dementia

Our Advisory Group of People with Lived Experience of Dementia is a community of people who guide the Alzheimer Society of Canada. By drawing on their personal stories of living with or supporting people with dementia, our members can share their voices to change how dementia is understood and treated in Canada.

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We are here to help

Whether you live with dementia, care for a person living with dementia or you have questions that need answers, the Alzheimer Society of Canada’s referral service is here for you.

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Find your area’s Alzheimer Society

No matter where you live in Canada, there is an Alzheimer Society that you can be involved in. Your region’s group can help you with programs, services, education and resources tailored to your needs.

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Sign up to Remember Me, news for supporters and friends of the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

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What is young onset dementia?

When symptoms of dementia start before the age of 65, we call it "young onset dementia." And there's a lot to learn about it.

Check out our new Canadian knowledge hub for young onset dementia

National resource library

Through our resource library, you can find a broad range of helpful and informational documents, videos and links related to dementia. We have resources for people living with dementia, families, caregivers, healthcare providers and more.

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