Register today - Walk for Alzheimer's

Registration is now open for the virtual #IGWalkforAlz. Walk 17,000 steps - one step for each York Region resident impacted by dementia. Check out our walk page - bit.ly/22IGWalkforAlz

https://bit.ly/ASYorkWalk2022
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Registration is now open for the virtual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. Do the walk your way, ending on May 28, and raise funds to support programs and services for York Region residents impacted by dementia. Register today - https://bit.ly/ASYorkWalk2022 .

News and stories

Ryan Ainsworth - Honorary Family

York Region
April 8, 2022

Musician Ryan Ainsworth is a familiar face at the Aurora and Thornhill DAY programs. Prior to COVID-19, he would perform at the Aurora and Thornhill DAY programs bringing music and joy to clients living with dementia. Ainsworth is this year's IG Wealth Management's Honorary Family. #IGWalkforAlz

Three images of Ryan Ainsworth, this year's Honorary Family for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

Friend with dementia inspires runs

York Region
March 30, 2022

Vikash Jain is running 100K in May to raise funds for programs and services for York Region residents impacted by dementia. He will be running for his friend, John, living with dementia and John's wife, Mary, and for other people impacted by this fatal disease.

Vikash Jain and his son Ami running on a gravel pathway surrounded by trees

Update: COVID-19

The pandemic has had a major impact on our community especially for those living with dementia and their caregivers and families. 

We have implemented the following measures to continue to keep our staff and clients safe, while still providing the support that is so desperately needed at this time.

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Sign up to our mailing list

Learn what is happening at AS York by joining its mailing list. By signing up to the mailing list, you agree to get information and resources to help you on your dementia journey.

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First Link®

Newly diagnosed with dementia or know someone who is? This page is your First Link to programs, information and referrals to Alzheimer Society of York Region and community services.

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Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (EYRND OHT)

The Alzheimer Society of York Region is one of the partner organizations in Markham Stouffville Hospital's Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (EYRND OHT). The Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT) established dementia as one of its two healthcare priorities in its first year of service. AS York sits on the governing committee, among other roles, and co-chaired its dementia task force.

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