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

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

The Heartbeat of the Alzheimer Society

New Brunswick
April 25, 2022

The Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick appreciates all volunteers who have given their time and efforts to the Society. In honour of National Volunteer Week, learn about how a group of volunteers from the Chaleur region make a difference in their community in a big way.

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Author of “Fighting the Good Fight” on his Diagnosis

New Brunswick
January 4, 2022

When people learn I am living with Alzheimer’s disease, often times they start treating me differently. Sometimes they want to look after me. Other times they make assumptions about my capabilities. Even though I am living with Alzheimer’s, I am still me.

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