2021 Walk for Alzheimer's

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This year's IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's was a record-breaking success. You helped raised more than $110,000 for provide programs and services for York Region residents impacted by dementia. Thank you. #IGWalkforAlz

Four photos of 2020 participants of the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

#IGWalkforAlz 2021

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Walk 17,000 steps - one step for every York Region resident impacted by dementia.

We asked you to do the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's your way and did - people biked, walked, jogged and did an exercise class in support of York Region residents impacted by dementia.

On behalf of the Alzheimer Society of York Region, thank you for participating in #IGWalkforAlz Saturday, May 29. Teams and individuals joined the walk to raise awareness and funds in support of their families, friends and neighbours. More than $110,000 as raised, a record-breaking amount for our walks. 

Thank you as well to those who shared their posts on social media, tagged AS York and sent in pictures. Despite not being together for the second year in a row, it was still a fun day. Watch the video to see some of our amazing participants.

 

 

Thank you to our Honorary Family, Bruce and David Rhodes. Read their story here.

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Watch our video about the #IGWalkforAlz.

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's

Media sponsor

Logo for 105.9 The Region

Walk Champion

Logo for IG Private Wealth Management de Hart & Associates

Pace Setter

Logo for Rogers Communications

Walkers

Chartwell Retirement Residences

ComForCare Franchise Systems, LLC

Smith Williams & Bateman Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Fundraise and participate

Thank you for supporting York Region residents impacted by dementia. By hosting an event, participating in an Alzheimer Society of York Region's event, raising awareness or donating, you are ensure programs and services are available to those who need them.

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Share your story

"Sharing your story isn't easy. But it is powerful. It has the power to change perceptions, encourage understanding and provide hope to others." Laura Greenstein

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Hearts Linked by Courage book

Hearts Linked by Courage Honouring Loved Ones and Caregivers on the Dementia Journey is a collection of stories by York Region residents impacted by dementia and is now available to purchase (book arrives Dec. 3). Thank you to the Carswell Family Foundation for making this book a possibility.

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Front cover of AS York's book from I C Publishing of a grey butterfly on a forget-me-not flower