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Webinar video: Long-term care and COVID

British Columbia
February 24, 2021

This January, we hosted a special webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on people living with dementia in long-term care. Couldn't join us on the day? You can still watch the video and learn more about issues facing families in B.C.

How Viggo Mortensen depicts dementia in 'Falling'

Canada
February 19, 2021

Hear the acclaimed actor’s thoughts behind his new film, ‘Falling’, including the importance of getting an accurate portrayal of dementia on screen and how to show compassion and understanding when communicating with a person living with the disease.

Lance Henriksen and Viggo Mortensen in the film 'Falling'.

Dr. Sharon Cohen talks about dementia

York Region
February 17, 2021

Dr. Sharon Cohen is the medical director of the Toronto Memory Program and is the guest speaker of AS York's upcoming virtual Forget-Me-Not Breakfast, April 24. Funds raised at this event go to programs and services to York Region residents impacted by dementia.

Missing special people at AS York

York Region
February 9, 2021

Jennifer Dance Bowen cares for her husband Feroze, who lives with Alzheimer's disease. She talks about how COVID-19 impacted both of them and her worry not just for Feroze, but herself as the caregiver.

Friendship and understanding

York Region
February 9, 2021

Three people share their experiences with the Alzheimer Society of York Region young-onset dementia support group, which is now virtual.