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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Alzheimer Society of B.C. Advocacy Analyst Rebecca Morris was among the young Canadian innovators invited by British High Commission in Ottawa to share ideas to support the ongoing work of the World Dementia Council and to create a sustainable global network which will continue to address the challenges presented by dementia. Read more...

September 18, 2014 marks the start of Coffee Break®. For a month afterwards, people throughout the province — and across Canada — will be hosting Coffee Break sessions to show support for people living with dementia. In British Columbia alone, 70,000 people are impacted by the disease, and that number is always growing. But how can people get involved?

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A new report, Dementia and Risk Reduction, just released by Alzheimer’s Disease International, provides an analysis of the evidence on reducing the risk of dementia. It also calls on world governments to make risk reduction an integral part of public health programs. Read more...

The Canada-France Global Dementia Legacy Event was held in Ottawa, September 11 and 12. The event brought together 200 experts from G7 countries and focused on building global academic-industry partnerships and promoting innovation in dementia prevention, treatment and care. Read more...

During September, World Alzheimer’s Month, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. would like to invite all British Columbians to participate in one of the Society’s free one-hour tele-workshops on protecting and maintaining the health of their brain. Read more...