All the latest news and stories about Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and the brain.

Lighting NB in Blue

New Brunswick
December 22, 2023

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada. This year, the Alzheimer Society of NB is lighting the province up in blue to spread dementia awareness.

Glowing blue animated lightbulb over navy blue background. Text reads: January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Light it up in blue for dementia awareness"

NB’s first MINT Memory Clinic

New Brunswick
October 16, 2023

The first MINT Memory Clinic in New Brunswick was opened earlier this year. What does this mean for New Brunswickers? Read on to find out!

Photo of MINT team in Miramichi, New Brunswick, and Dr. Linda Lee, the founder of the MINT Clinic model in Ontario.

My Lifeline on the Caregiving Journey

New Brunswick
September 26, 2023

The following article was written by a gentleman who cares for his wife who lives with dementia. In his story, he talks about the challenges they experienced on the dementia journey as well as the tools and resources they accessed to help them find their way forward.

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Memories from the Walk

New Brunswick
April 26, 2023

As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Walk in New Brunswick, we look back on how the event has grown over the years and the stories of people who have participated year after year.

People walking down street in Fredericton

Tap into help

New Brunswick
January 5, 2023

Judy’s mother and grandmother both lived with Alzheimer’s disease. When she started experiencing symptoms, she decided to reach out for help. In this blog, she shares tips for others who may be facing a diagnosis of dementia.

Tap into help

A gift from the heart

New Brunswick
November 14, 2022

Gaynelle Wood utilized a number of services and resources while she and her husband were on the dementia journey. Now, she is giving back to her community to help ensure that support is available for others navigating a diagnosis of dementia.

Gaynelle Wood and her husband, Fred.

Walking for a Cure

New Brunswick
May 18, 2022

After her husband was diagnosed with Young onset dementia, Georgette turned to the Alzheimer Society for support. Now, they both participate in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s in the hope that funds raised for research will lead to the discovery of a cure.

Georgette and Guy

The Jones’ Legacy

New Brunswick
May 2, 2022

The Jones family will be walking in the 2022 IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. This will be their ninth year participating in memory of Glenna Jones.

Shelly Jones and her 2 sons participating in the walk