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The cities of New Westminister and Valemount, B.C. have become B.C.’s first dementia-friendly councils. Councilors from the City of New Westminster participated in Dementia Friends training hours before councilors in Valemount did the training. Read more...

Thousands of British Columbians in 24 communities across the province – including inaugural walks in Burnaby and the North Shore – participated in the Investors Group Walk for Memories on January 25, 2015. Read More...

On Sunday, January 25, British Columbians in 24 communities across the province will walk to honour those touched by dementia as they raise funds for research and support for the over 70,000 British Columbians who face dementia. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. invites all British Columbians to get walking by registering today. Read More...

The UBC Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders presents its 2015 Alzheimer Update on Saturday January 31, 2015. The forum will feature some of the foremost experts on a wide variety of topics in Alzheimer disease and other dementias from basic mechanisms to current clinical research and therapy. Read more...

Did you know that women represent 72 per cent of Canadians living with Alzheimer’s disease? They could be your mothers, wives, sisters, grandmothers or friends – even you. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is kicking off January Alzheimer Awareness Month with a nationwide campaign called The 72%. It aims to inform women in their 40’s and older about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, brain health and how the Alzheimer Society can help. 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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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...

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...