THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF B.C. is the only province-wide non-profit organization dedicated to helping people concerned with or facing dementia have the confidence and skills to maintain quality of life. We’re also committed to ensuring public perceptions reflect the real issues, and to securing funding for support and research.

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Although many people with dementia live well in the community for quite a long time, staying engaged in the activities a person once enjoyed can become more difficult as their cognitive abilities change. In addition to social and physical barriers, stigma can make it harder for people with dementia to feel supported and remain involved in their communities. Read more...

A Breakfast to Remember allows participants in both Vancouver and Victoria to hear from inspiring business leaders and network while they support the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and the over 70,000 individuals – and their families – impacted by dementia in B.C.

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On January 25, 2015, people in 24 communities across British Columbia will participate in the Investors Group Walk for Memories. They will be walking to raise funds for research and support for over 70,000 people who face dementia in B.C.

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This time of year is all about family — getting together, sharing, caring, happy times and fond memories. But this time of year isn’t always joyful for everyone. Gaile Guevara is a 30-something entrepreneur whose mother was diagnosed with dementia over the holidays two years ago. Read more...

The holiday season can be an overwhelming time for many people. This is particularly true if you are a person with dementia or caring for someone with dementia. However, with some adjustments to these traditional festivities, people with dementia and their families can enjoy what the holidays have to offer. Read more...