Pro golfer Selena Costabile hosts a golf tournament in honour of her grandmother who lives with dementia and in support of programs and services including the DAY program and music offered by the Alzheimer Society of York Region.
Prof. June Andrews, who teaches dementia studies internationally, is the guest speaker at the annual Forget-Me-Not Breakfast, taking place virtually on Nov. 7. She will speak for an hour, followed by a question and answer period. Her topic is Caring for People Living with Dementia in a time of COVID-19.
The goal of the Digital Literacy Club is to help caregivers be comfortable and confident around technology. This story was published in NewmarketToday.ca on Sept. 25, 2020.
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Every time Jake Cowden reaches the podium in his go-kart races this September, his family will donate $100 to AS York. Jake's grandmother lives with dementia and funds raised will go to programs and services to help caregivers.
Sandi Jones and Colleen Abbott talk about the importance of remembering their loved ones in this story about the Forget-Me-Not Garden, located in Welcome Centre of the Aurora DAY program on Edward Street.
The Alzheimer Society of York Region and Holland Landing's I C Publishing is pleased to announce it's partnering to create a book comprised of stories by York Region residents impacted by dementia. The book will be released in November.
Gerry Bahen lives with symptoms of both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Read his story, and that of his wife, Cheryl. September is World Alzheimer's Month.
The Alzheimer Society of York Region shares the story of Jennifer Dance Bowen and her husband Feroze, who is living with Alzheimer's disease. Jennifer shares her journey and her appreciation of programs and services offered.