Leave a Legacy


Leave a legacy and plan a charitable gift to provide the greatest benefit to you, your family and the Alzheimer Society.

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Plan a Legacy


Individuals like you are our main source of funding for research and services to families.

Through our Gift Planning Program, you can plan your charitable gift to provide the greatest benefit to you, your family and the Alzheimer Society. You may choose to make your gift during your lifetime or through your estate. You can also join together with a group of family and friends to create a named fund to honour or memorialize a loved one.

Learn more in this section about the options for planned giving:

  • Bequests
  • Life insurance
  • Registered plans (RRSPs and RRIFs)
  • Charitable annuities
  • Charitable trusts
  • Securities and mutual funds
  • Named funds (expendable and endowed)

Note: Information about these options is not intended as specific financial planning or legal advice. You should always consult your legal advisors, financial planners and family members when considering a planned gift.

How to Make a Planned Gift

Leave a Legacy™

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is proud to be a participant in Leave a Legacy™. A program of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP), Leave a Legacy™ is a collaborative effort designed to encourage people from all walks of life to make gifts from their estates to the charitable organization of their choice. The initiative is supported by charities, community foundations, estate planning professionals, corporate sponsors and the media.

Circle of Hope

The Circle of Hope community honours, recognizes and thanks donors who have made a provision for a future gift to the Alzheimer Society.

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Types of Planned Gifts

Planned gifts are essential in helping the Alzheimer Society offer services and support to people living with dementia and their family and caregivers. Learn the different types of planned gifts to suit your goals and needs.

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