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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!

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

Dementia must be a priority for our next government

Canada
September 7, 2021

Voting day is happening on September 20, 2021. No matter which party forms government, it’s vital that dementia remains a top priority. It’s time to make a difference and ask your candidates about what their party is doing about dementia!

Senior man holding the Canadian flag

"It's the longest goodbye."

Canada
August 26, 2021

Evelyn (pictured) lives with dementia. Today, Evelyn's daughter and caregiver, Linda, would like to tell you her story about their journey with dementia – how her mother's abilities changed over time, the unique challenges they've faced and the need for people like you to help the Alzheimer Society give them help and support.

"It's the longest goodbye." Picture of Evelyn smiling.

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. welcomes new CEO, Jen Lyle

British Columbia
August 3, 2021

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is pleased to welcome Jen Lyle to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021. She takes over the role from Barbara Lindsay, the Society’s Director of Advocacy & Education and Marketing & Communications teams, who has led the organization as interim CEO since October 2020.