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How well do you know the risks of dementia?

Canada
October 5, 2021

Think you know about reducing your risk of dementia? In partnership with RBC Wealth Management, Royal Trust, the Alzheimer Society of Canada challenges you to test your knowledge and take our quiz on reducing the risk of dementia!

How well do you know the risks of dementia?

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Canada
September 30, 2021

Today marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and we honour the survivors and mourn the lost lives of the children who were in the residential school system and the families and communities who also lost their history and memories, languages, ways of life and still experience the intergenerational trauma of this system. 

National Day for Truth and Reconcilation

"The toughest part is having to let go."

Canada
September 24, 2021

Alicia (pictured) lives with dementia. Her daughter and caregiver, Judy, would like to share her story about her family’s experience with dementia – how she misses the traditions she used to do with her mother during the holidays, and the way that people like you can help the Alzheimer Society give them support during challenging times.

"The toughest part is having to let go."

Challenge your brain! Eight suggestions for brain-boosting exercises

Canada
September 23, 2021

What does it mean to “challenge your brain”? In partnership with RBC Wealth Management, Royal Trust, the Alzheimer Society of Canada brings you more tips and strategies to help you keep your brain fit, healthy and as protected as possible against the risk of dementia.

Eight suggestions for brain-boosting exercises.

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!

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