Alzheimer's Disease

A new study estimates that 6.3 million Canadians will be diagnosed and living with dementia in the next 30 years (Photo: Alzheimer Society)

Canada could see tripling of people living with dementia in next 30 years: Landmark study

The Alzheimer Society of Canada released a study that predicts triple the number of diagnoses

 

Margaret Reveley (left) plays Marjorie and Laura Hames is Tess in the Chilliwack Players Guild’s Production of Marjorie Prime May 31 and June 1 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Players Guild brings its award-winning play about dementia to local stage

‘Marjorie Prime’ coming to Chilliwack Cultural Centre after guild wins 4 awards at theatre festival

 

Dr. Heather Cooke

Alzheimer Society helps Hope families get most benefit from care conferences

When a person in Hope living with dementia moves into long-term care,…

  • May 16, 2022
Dr. Heather Cooke
Katie Hogan (right) was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in January. The Chilliwack woman in her 40s is seen here taking part in the Walk for Alzheimer’s with family and friends on the Vedder Rotary Trail on Saturday, May 29, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Walk for Alzheimer’s honours Chilliwack woman, 44, with disease

Annual fundraiser walk for Alzheimer Society of B.C. back in-person this year

Katie Hogan (right) was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in January. The Chilliwack woman in her 40s is seen here taking part in the Walk for Alzheimer’s with family and friends on the Vedder Rotary Trail on Saturday, May 29, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Climbers participate in the Climb for Alzheimer’s event in the past. (Alzheimers Society photo)

Abbotsford residents invited to Climb for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer Society of B.C. climb raises funds to support people living with dementia

Climbers participate in the Climb for Alzheimer’s event in the past. (Alzheimers Society photo)
In this 2019 photo provided by Biogen, a researcher works on the development of the medication aducanumab in Cambridge, Mass. On Monday, June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration approved aducanumab, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease. (Biogen via AP)

U.S. approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab panned by experts

Drug from Biogen deemed “reasonably likely” to benefit Alzheimer’s patients

In this 2019 photo provided by Biogen, a researcher works on the development of the medication aducanumab in Cambridge, Mass. On Monday, June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration approved aducanumab, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease. (Biogen via AP)
Katie Hogan (right, with hat and sunglasses) was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in January. The 43-year-old Chilliwack woman is seen here taking part in the Walk for Alzheimer’s with family and friends on the Vedder Rotary Trail on Saturday, May 29, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Alzheimer’s can strike at young age, says 43-year-old Chilliwack woman with disease

Katie Hogan raising awareness for early-onset Alzheimer’s, brings in more than $6,000 on walk

Katie Hogan (right, with hat and sunglasses) was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in January. The 43-year-old Chilliwack woman is seen here taking part in the Walk for Alzheimer’s with family and friends on the Vedder Rotary Trail on Saturday, May 29, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Talia Yorish, 10, is encouraging Lower Mainland residents to join her in her fundraising efforts for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. She is climbing the Grouse Grind in memory of her grandmother, Mariam, who battled Lewy body dementia before passing away last April. (Contributed photo)

Climb for Alzheimer’s encourages Lower Mainland residents to walk or hike for a cure

North Vancouver 10-year-old taking part in Grouse Grind climb in honour of grandmother

  • Sep 9, 2020
Talia Yorish, 10, is encouraging Lower Mainland residents to join her in her fundraising efforts for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. She is climbing the Grouse Grind in memory of her grandmother, Mariam, who battled Lewy body dementia before passing away last April. (Contributed photo)