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Alzheimer Awareness Month

This January during Alzheimer Awareness Month, the Alzheimer Society is launching a nationwide campaign to promote the benefits of early diagnosis and help people understand… Read More

eNewsletter January 2014

  January is Alzheimer Awareness Month This January, during Alzheimer Awareness Month, the Alzheimer Society is launching a nation-wide campaign to promote the benefits… Read More

Development Assistant – Full-time

The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba seeks an energetic individual for a position as Full Time Development Assistant. The successful candidate must have: Post-secondary education/training in… Read More

eNewsletter December 2013

  How to handle the holidays December can be a busy time of year filled with holiday events. When a family member or friend… Read More

eNewsletter November 2013

Returning safely home Changes in the brain can cause people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia to become disoriented, even when in a familiar… Read More

WRHA Program Seeks Advisory Council Members

Residents, family members and concerned citizens are invited to apply for membership on the Advisory Council for Long Term Care that is currently being formed. … Read More

2014 Alzheimer Society Research Competition

The 2014 Alzheimer Society Research Competition will be launched on September 5, 2013. The program provides grants and awards to applicants based in Canadian Universities… Read More

2013 Gravelle Petition

Claude Gravelle, Member of  Parliament, is asking Canadians concerned about  dementia to sign his petition requesting that the Minister  of Health and House of Commons… Read More

eNewsletter October 2013

Hidden Health Hurdles Ahead If you are caring for a friend or family member with dementia, keeping yourself healthy can sometimes be difficult. Tara Maltman-Just,… Read More

eNewsletter August 2013

Maintaining Independence with Dementia Shelley Butler says she’s “fiercely adamant” about maintaining her independence. The 54-year-old Brandon resident was diagnosed with dementia in December 2012. Read More