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Alzheimer Society of Canada position on aducanumab decision

June 9, 2022

The Alzheimer Society of Canada has been made aware of the decision by Biogen Canada Inc. to withdraw its submission of aducanumab from regulatory review by Health Canada as a treatment for people living with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer Society of Canada wordmark and identifier.

In memoriam of Dr. Karen Kobayashi

June 8, 2022

It is with profound sadness and a truly heavy heart that we share the news that dementia researcher and advocate Dr. Karen Kobayashi passed away on May 28, 2022.

In memoriam - Dr. Karen Kobayashi

Jeff Carney: My story

May 17, 2022

Jeff Carney, former President and CEO of IG Wealth Management, was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2020. As a long-time and passionate advocate for people living with Alzheimer’s, Jeff continues to raise awareness and support for those impacted by dementia.

Jeff Carney, former CEO of IG Wealth Management, and his family standing outside, smiling in support of the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's.

A tribute to Scott Dudgeon

March 28, 2022

The Alzheimer Society of Canada was saddened to learn of the recent passing of William Scott Dudgeon, who served as our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 2006 to 2009.

A tribute to Scott Dudgeon

Call to Mind: Audio stories of love and memory loss

February 2, 2022

How has the pandemic affected people living with dementia and their family caregivers? Through a new podcast series informed by dementia research, you can hear directly from Canadian families living with dementia, revealing their challenges – and their hopes.

Call to Mind, featuring Brenda and Dot. Alzheimer Society. University of Victoria.