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105.9 The Region's The Feed
DAY Centre Benefits Dementia Sufferers and Their Caregivers (Stouffville Free Press)
First Link Care Navigator comes to the Town of Georgina (The Georgina Post)

July 2017

Alzheimer's senior sees new sensory garden, York Region Media Group
2017 Walk for Alzheimer's in Jackson's Point, Snapd Newmarket
Walk for Alzheimer's in Richmond Hill, Snapd Newmarket

June 2017

Walk for Alzheimer's at The Briars, Georgina Post 
2017 Walk for Alzheimer's, Snapd Richmond Hill
2017 Walk for Alzheimer's, Snapd Georgina

May 2017

Walk for Alzheimer's laces up at Briars this weekend, Georgina Advocate
Alzheimer Society of York Region celebrates volunteers, York Region Media Group
20th Annual Awareness Breakfast, Snapd Richmond Hill

April 2017

York Region Alzheimer Society to hold walks in Georgina and Richmond Hill, York Region Media Group

March 2017

Loren Freid: Anti Poverty's 'designated pit bull' to AS York's Alzheimer CEO, York Region Media Group

January 2017

Hero of the Month -  Lily Edmunds, Snapd Aurora
Making a difference- Lily Edmunds #Make150Count, Snapd Aurora

December 2016

Stuffed animals #Make150Count for Alzheimer Society, The Auroran
Newmarket athlete buys stuffed "therapy pets" for Alzheimer's patients, York Region Media Group
York Region campaign aims to change the dialogue on Alzheimer's, York Region Media Group

November 2016

Region 'ground zero' for growing dementia cases, York Region Media Group

October 2016

Alzheimer Society York Region sensory garden ground breaking, Snapd Aurora
Garden provides those living with dementia a feast for the senses, The Auroran

September 2016

Audio Promo of Coffee Break on The Feed, 105.9 The Region
Alzheimer's Society turns sod on a new sensory garden in Aurora, The Aurora Banner
Audio PSA Coffee Break, 105.9 The Region

July 2016

The Alzheimer Society - York: When Someone You Know Has Dementia Book Launch, Snapd Aurora
Walk for Alzheimer's, Snapd Richmond Hill
12th Annual Walk for Alzheimer's, Snapd Georgina

June 2016

Thornhill philanthropist finds summer jobs in high-crime areas of Toronto, Thornhill Liberal
Renowned Alzheimer expert issues warning, tips for York Region residents, The Era Banner

May 2016

Audio PSA for our Walk for Alzheimer's,  105.9 The Region 
19th Annual Alzheimer's Awareness Breakfast with Dr. Joel Sadavoy, Snapd Richmond Hill

April 2016

Province ill-prepared for senior health care 'crisis", experts warn, The Era Banner, Aurora

January 2016

Audio interview of CEO Loren Freid with host Jim Lang to promote Alzheimer Awareness Month, our services and awareness in the community, 105.9 The Region
January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, Stouffville Review, Markham Review
Audio PSA of CEO Loren Freid promoting January as Alzheimer Awareness Month, 105.9 The Region
Kingsway Arms Annual Pennies from Heaven and Christmas Bazaar, Snapd Aurora

December 2015

Keswick Scotiabank Fundraises in Support of Alzheimer's, Snapd Georgina, December 2015

October 2015

Carswell Family Foundation donates $600,000 to be matched dollar for dollar, The Toronto Star, October 27, 2015

September 2015

Raising a cup of coffee can raise awareness of Alzheimer's, The Auroran, September 2015

July 2015

York Region senior caregivers shares ups, downs, Aurora Banner, July 16, 2015
York Region senior citizens face highs, lows of aging, Aurora Banner, July 10, 2015
Walk for Alzheimer's - Make Memories Matter, Snapd Richmond Hill

January 2015

Women at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease, York Region article, January 12, 2015
Drama sheds light on dementia, York Region article, January 9, 2015

November 2014

Cartwright Centre Grand Opening, Snapd Aurora, November 2014

October 2014

Support Services come under one roof at new Cartwright Community Centre, The Auroran, October 2014

July 2014

Alzheimer Society of York Region's Walk for Memories 2014, Snapd Richmond Hill, July 2014
2014 Walk for Memories Georgina, Snapd Georgina, July 2014

March 2014

Cartwright Building set for new life as community health care hub, The Auroran, March 2014
Four families to benefit from donation to Alzheimer Society, The Auroran, March 2014

July 2013

Alzheimer Society York Region 15th Annual Golf Classic, SNAP Aurora, July 2013

June 2013

Alzheimer Society Golf Classic, SNAP Newmarket, June 2013

May 2013

Walk for Memories in aid of Alzheimer Society of York Region, King Weekly Sentinel, May 28, 2013
Alzheimer Walk for Memories, Snap Georgina, May 2013
Summertime Down Memory Lane Tour at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, May 2013

March 2013

York Alzheimer Walk organizers aim to shatter record, York Region article, March 20, 2013

February 2013

Forget Not, People & Places section, City Life Magazine, pg. 14, February/March 2013

January 2013

January- Alzheimer Awareness Month, Panorama Italian Canadian magazine, pg. 3, January 2013
First Link Memory Cafe at Mosiac, SNAP Vaughan East, January 2013
Alzheimer Awareness Month, Panorama Italian Canadian magazine, January 2013
Storm, Stingrays spike pennies for charity, York Region article, January 2013
King artist inspired by father's illness, Vaughan Citizen, January 2013
Donation to the Alzheimer Society, SNAP Stouffville/Uxbridge, January 2013

December 2012

Dream Halloween - An evening of philanthropy, SNAP Georgina, SNAP Woodbridge, SNAP Aurora, SNAP Stouffville/Uxbridge, December 2012
Diva Day 2012, SNAP Newmarket, December 2012

October 2012

Stouffville run unique in tackling Alzheimer's, York region article, October 17, 2012
Wild West Hoedown 2012, SNAP Aurora, October 2012

September 2012

Penny drive nets Alzheimer Society $250, York region article, September 25, 2012

August 2012

Sensory Garden Dedication and Tour, SNAP Markham, August 2012
Caldwell Securities Ltd./Alzheimer Society of York Region Golf Classic, SNAP Woodbridge, August 2012
York's Alzheimer Society continues penny drive, August 16, 2012
Magna Wild Wild West Hoedown Press Conference, SNAP Aurora, SNAP Newmarket, August 2012

June 2012

Walk for Memories at the Briars, SNAP Georgina, June 2012
Families head to King for Alzheimer's Walk, Vaughan Citizen, June 28, 2012
Alzheimer Society of York Region Walk for Memories, SNAP Woodbridge, June 2012

May 2012

Mother's Day: bond changes, but endures, York region article, May 11, 2012
Walk for Memories raises $10,600, Pefferlaw The Post, May 10, 2012
Hoedown beneficiaries announcement, York region article, May 7, 2012
York charities plan Dream Halloween, York region article, May 4, 2012
Alzheimers walk head outdoors, York region article, May 3, 2012

January 2012

Dementia:A family's struggle, York region article, January 2012

November 2011

Alzheimer Society Grand Re-opening of Georgina office, SNAP Georgina, November 2011

October 2011

Alzheimer Society re-opens at new location, The Georgina Advocate, October 13, 2011

September 2011

United Way campaign hits 10% mark, York region article, September 2011

August 2011

Golf Classic for Alzheimers, SNAP Woodbridge, August 2011

July 2011

Hoedown funds will go to sensory gardens, The Auroran, week of July 26, 2011
Hoedown recipients unveiled, York region article, July 15, 2011

April 2011

Pepsi Refresh Project, SNAP Newmarket, April 2011

March 2011

Alzheimer Society to expand music program, The Era Banner, March 22, 2011

February 2011

Alzheimer Society opens Vaughan, SNAP Woodbridge, February 2011

January 2011

Harper takes action on Alzheimer's disease, Government of Canada, January 28, 2011
The Alzheimer's test, York region website, January 13, 2011
Big Boost for Alzheimer's Society, York region article, January 10, 2011

November 2010

Healthy Living-Living with Alzheimer's disease, York region article, November 4, 2010

October 2010

Alzheimer support lecture at Sunrise of Unionville, SNAP Markham, October 2010
Alzheimer's coffee break, SNAP Vaughan East, October 2010

September 2010

Have a coffee and fight Alzheimer's disease, The Thornhill Liberal, September 16, 2010
Programs need your votes to cash in on National contest, The Georgina Advocate, September 15, 2010
Critter Country Freak-n Shine, SNAP Newmarket, September 2010

August 2010

Golf Classic to support Alzheimer research, The Vaughan Citizen, August 15, 2010
Trillium grants help charities look south, The Era Banner (Aurora/Newmarket), August 1, 2010

July 2010

Donated van expected to provide 2,500 trips a year, The Banner (Aurora/Newmarket), July, 15, 2012

June 2010

Society campaign drives home sombre Alzheimer's message, The Thornhill Liberal, June 3, 2010

May 2010

Driving Miss Mary, former client gives back, York region article, May14, 2010

March 2010

Call for action on Alzheimer's, The Toronto Star, March 29, 2010
Alzheimer's disease on rise: report, York region article, March 25, 2010
Manulife Walk for Memories, SNAP Georgina, March 2010
Manulife Walk for Memories, SNAP Richmond Hill, March 2010

February 2010

Many turn out for Alzheimer walk, The Thornhill Liberal, February 11, 2010
Walkers raise $10,000 for Alzheimer's disease, The Pefferlaw Post, February 10, 2010
DAY Centre for Seniors at Steeles/Dufferin, The Canadian Jewish News, February 4, 2010
Meridian donates $5,100, The Era Banner (Aurora/Newmarket), February 2, 2010
Walking for Memories, The Era Banner (Aurora/Newmarket), February 2, 2010

January 2010

Memories lost, The Era Banner (Aurora/Newmarket), January 19, 2010
"Dirty disease" exacts heavy toll", January 2010
      The Georgina Advocate, The Vaughan Citizen, The Liberal
      (Richmond Hill/Thornhill), The Markham Economist, The Stouffville
      Sun Tribune, The Era Banner (Aurora/Newmarket)
More than "a senior's moment" for families, The Stouffville Sun Tribune, January 2010
"Fog of dementia creates strange hello", The Toronto Star, January 6, 2010

August 2009

AS York poised to Expand Programming across York Region, August 9, 2009


Last Updated: 01/29/2020