Tag: Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories

Age Friendly Cold Lake (AFCL) has been designated as a community ambassador by the Alzheimer Society for Alberta and the Northwest Territories.  The society’s community ambassadors are usually individual volunteers, but AFCL was accepted for the role as an organization. “Typically the ambassador would be a community member who is interested in learning more about […]

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Whether you’re concerned for yourself or someone you care about, it’s important to know the warning signs of dementia so you can ensure an early diagnosis. Here are 10 of the most common warning signs for dementia. Sign 1: Memory loss that affects day-to-day abilities Are you, or the person you know, forgetting things often […]

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The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories will operate its annual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimers virtually again this year. And although a virtual event is second-best to actually getting together, the society says the annual fundraiser has picked up steam. “Last year we had to pivot the event to an online walk, […]

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January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Did you know that more than 46,000 Albertans are currently living with dementia—almost 1% of the total population? Over the next 10 years, that number is expected to double. There is currently no known cause or cure for Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, but there is hope for creating a […]

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