“Ours was a 40-year love story.”

Caring for her beloved husband and soulmate Pat as his Alzheimer’s progressed often left Barbara feeling sad and overwhelmed. The Alzheimer Society was a lifeline for her.

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

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. What can we do to change Canada’s dementia future? Find out in our new report – the Landmark Study.

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Attention researchers! Now is the time to apply!

We've launched the Alzheimer Society Research Program competition for 2022-23. We want you to be part of it!

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Latest funding results

We're pleased to announce the 2022 grants and awards for the Alzheimer Society Research Program, funding Canadian researchers in the field of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and investing in the future of dementia care in Canada.

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Information for researchers

Are you a researcher currently funded by the Alzheimer Society Research Program, or interested in applying? Get all the information and resources you need in this section.

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THANK YOU!

With your support, we have surpassed our goal and raised more than $5.7M! #IGWalkforAlz

Learn more about the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s
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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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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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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 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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Newsletter

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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