Dementia must be a priority for our next government

It’s time to make a difference and ask your candidates about what their party is doing about dementia!

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Make 2X the impact!

Donate today to make double the difference. Your contribution will help Evelyn, her family and many other Canadians face the challenges of dementia.

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Ten easy tips for staying active (that can protect your brain)

Canada
September 15, 2021

Keeping yourself active, both physically and socially, is key to warding off cognitive decline that may lead to dementia. In partnership with RBC Wealth Management, Royal Trust, the Alzheimer Society of Canada recommends ten tips for activities that are simple to try out and follow!

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Ten easy tips for staying active (that can protect your brain)

Concerned about dementia? Here are four ways to reduce your risk

Canada
July 29, 2021

It’s never too soon, or too late, to protect yourself from cognitive decline. But what can you do to take care of your brain? In partnership with RBC Wealth Management, Royal Trust, the Alzheimer Society of Canada presents some brain-healthy tips that can help you reduce your risk of dementia.

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Four ways to reduce your risk.

September is World Alzheimer’s Month!

This September, get to #KnowDementia. Help raise awareness about early diagnosis, treatment inequities, the latest research surrounding dementia and COVID-19 and more.

Here's what you should know
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Find your Society

No matter where you live in Canada, you have a Society that you can be involved in. Your Society can help and support you with programs, services, education and resources tailored to you.

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The 2022 Alzheimer Society Research Program funding competition is now open!

Could your research change the future for people living with dementia?

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Research funding available.

What is aducanumab?

Aducanumab is the newest clinical treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades, recently approved in the U.S. It is not yet approved in Canada. Find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about aducanumab below.

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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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Medical assistance in dying

Medical Assistance in Dying (often shortened to MAiD) is a complex and very personal issue. The information presented here is intended to assist and support people living with dementia – together with their families and caregivers – make informed decisions about their care.

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