Each experience of living with dementia is unique

More than 650,000 people are living with dementia in Canada. The numbers are increasing.

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Lndmark Study Volume 2

The Many Face of Dementia in Canada

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Senior Safety in York Region

Senior Safety in York Region is free webinar offered live on February 23, 2024 and presented by the York Regional Police Senior Safety team. Previously recorded seminars from AS York in partnership with YRP are offered on this page.

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An Alzheimer's Awareness Afternoon - Tickets Now On Sale

Join us Tuesday, March 26 for an Alzheimer's Awareness Afternoon hosted by Markham the Movies featuring the screening of the Oscar-nominated film "The Eternal Memory" and presented in partnership with Amica Senior Lifestyles and the Alzheimer Society of York Region.

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An Alzheimer's Awareness Afternoon

Programs and services

The Alzheimer Society of York Region can help people on the dementia journey by providing information, resources, education, support and counselling. Use this page as your guide to finding the care and support you may need.

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Career opportunities

Looking for a rewarding career helping York Region residents impacted by dementia? The Alzheimer Society of York Region provides programs and services to help people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their caregivers.

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Help make York Region dementia-friendly

The Alzheimer Society of York Region offers information and certification on how local businesses, public transportation teams, EMS, libraries, recreation centres and restaurants can become dementia-friendly.

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Dementia Friendly Communities York Region


Online learning is an easy and effective way to further educate yourself about dementia. With ALZeducate, you can take free, online dementia courses and webinars.

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Access Dementia Resources in Other Languages

Hindi, Mandarin and Cantonese are some of the most-spoken languages in Canada. Find essential facts about dementia in multiple languages.

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