It may be someone special in your life – your mother, wife, sister, grandmother or friend – even you.
This January, during Alzheimer Awareness Month, the Alzheimer Society wants everyone to take action, share the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and take steps to reduce your risk.
Click here to meet a few people affected by the 72 per cent.
January Awareness Education Seminar
Dementia…Learning through the Arts
Thursday, January 22
7 to 8:30 pm
Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium, 351 Tache Ave., St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg (map)
The evening opens with a performance of Pam Calabrese MacLean’s 12-minute play Is it Wednesday? by Two Ladies on a Bench productions. A panel will then discuss:
• Diagnosing dementia. It’s more than memory.
• Having dementia. Life goes on.
• Supporting caregivers. A team approach.
• Caring. It takes a community.
The 10 Warning Signs
Memory loss is the most common warning sign. But can you name the other nine? Take a moment to learn the 10 warning signs and encourage others to do the same.
Click here to learn more about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
Checklist for Your Visit to the Doctor
Good communication between the doctor, the person with dementia and their caregiver is very crucial. Here you will find ways to prepare for your visit, what questions to ask and things to do after the doctor’s visit.
Click here to learn more about your visit to the doctor.
Reduce Your Risk
By making healthy lifestyle choices now, you may be able to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and improve your brain’s ability to sustain long-term health.
There are no guarantees, but healthy lifestyle choices will help keep your brain as healthy as possible as you age.
Click here to learn ways to reduce your risk.
Follow us on Facebook
Join us on Facebook for the most current news, information and resources. If you’re already tuned in on Facebook, please invite your friends.
- check out the Alzheimer Awareness Month posts throughout January.
- share your personal stories and let others know how your family has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia.
- encourage your friends to “like” our page.
Click here to “like” us on Facebook now!
Don’t face this disease alone – we’re here to help
No one should have to face this disease alone. The Alzheimer Society has many programs and services to help you or someone you care about live as well as possible.
Click here to find out how the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba can help.
About the Alzheimer Society
We do this by raising awareness, fundraising for research and advocating for change.
Click here to learn more about the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba.
Get involved with the Alzheimer Society
Whether you volunteer your time or make a donation, we need your support.
Click here to find out how you can help.