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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...

During September, World Alzheimer’s Month, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and renowned UBC professor and researcher Dr. Howard Feldman are working to help give British Columbians the tools they need to improve and maintain brain health. Read more...

Ready for a challenge that will leave you with a great sense of accomplishment and help improve the lives of the more than 70,000 British Columbians with Alzheimer’s disease at the same time? Join the Alzheimer Society of B.C. for the Mt. Kilimanjaro - Grouse Grind for Alzheimer’s (MKGG) event.

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An estimated 44 million people worldwide – including more than 70,000 British Columbians – live with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. invites all British Columbians to reduce their risk of developing dementia by taking steps to improve and maintain brain health. Read more...

The Government of Canada recently announced that it will welcome approximately 200 invited international dementia experts to Ottawa on September 11-12, 2014. Co-hosted with the Government of France, this gathering is one of four global dementia legacy events scheduled since the G8 Dementia Summit last December. Read more...

On Thursday August 14, 2014, Alzheimer Society of B.C. supporters gathered for a tour of the new Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at UBC, hosted by Dr. Cheryl Wellington and her team of inspiring researchers. Read more.

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Events for September 2014

September 19, 2014

Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well!

September 19, 2014


September 25, 2014

Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well!

September 25, 2014

Are you considering residential care for a family member? Has a family member recently moved into residential care?

September 30, 2014

Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well!