The 2020 recipient of the Pauline Spatz Leadership Award is Paulette Noël of Ste-Rose, NB.
“Anyone who has been through this experience knows the vast need for research,” says Mrs. Pauline Spatz. This spritely octogenarian has become a consistent and loyal contributor to Alzheimer’s research. “You don’t need to have a lot. You simply need to make it happen.”
When her husband was diagnosed with dementia at a young age, Jan didn't know what to do. After getting in contact with the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, though, that would soon change. Read Jan's story below.
The 2018 Recipient of the Pauline Spatz Leadership Award is Mrs. Valérie Dubocquet, of Paquetville, NB.
The inaugural recipients of the Pauline Spatz Leadership Award are Mike and Jane Wilson.
Angela's step-father, Billie, lived with early onset Alzheimer's disease. Despite his early diagnosis, Billie continued to show a positive outlook. Read Angela's story below.
In this story, Sherry remembers her father, "Papa Maston", the challenges he faced with his memory decline, and emphasizes the need for well-supported dementia care in New Brunswick. Read Sherry's story below.
Jane's mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2015. The journey has been challenging, but she can count on the help and support of family, caregivers, healthcare providers and the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick. Read Jane's story below.
When Beth brought her parents to live with her, she started to notice some changes – not just in her father, who was diagnosed with a form of frontotemporal dementia, but in her mother too. Read Beth's story below.