You're not alone: We're here to help

The dementia journey can be a lonely one, but we are here to help. The First Link program connects you to AS York services and community supports.

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Newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias or know someone who has been? You don't have to go on this journey alone. First Link helps you by providing information and services to help. 

Loren Freid Retirement Campaign

After 15 years of dedicated service to the Alzheimer Society of York Region (AS York), the society’s CEO, Loren Freid has announced he will retire at the end of March 2023.

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Society E-news

Learn what's happening at AS York. By signing up to receive our e-newletter, you agree to get information about program for families impacted with dementia and information for those in our community seeking to support local families impacted by dementia through webinars, fundraising events & more.

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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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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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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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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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