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
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.
Worldwide, women with dementia outnumber men 2 to 1. In recognition of International Women’s Day, we are celebrating all of the women who are leading the way in dementia research, education, support and services for all of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and if your significant other is living with dementia, holidays like this one can be especially painful.
Stouffville resident Randy Cliff was always the life of the party. He was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia, shortly after his 60th birthday and it has caused many irreversible changes in him, including the loss of his voice and more recently, his mobility.
Jake Cowden races formula 1600 cars in the Toyo Tires series and go-karts on his free weekends. For the second year now, Jake is racing for good and raising funds for AS York in honour of his grandmother, Joyce, who lives with dementia.
The Alzheimer Society of York Region is pleased to announce Raza M. Naqvi MHSc, MD, FRCPC, Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Markham Stouffville Hospital and Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto, has joined the Board of Directors.
Liz Maynes was 61 when she passed away in 2019 after a nine-year battle with young-onset dementia. Her husband Bruce Rhodes and their son David are this year's Honorary Family for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's taking place virtually May 29.
Bonnie Wisener will talk about the importance of what to eat in a seminar that kicks off the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's. #IGWalkforAlz