Alzheimer's Disease

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

 

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Dementia webinar to explore links between music and the brain

Series offers tips, info for Surrey, White Rock residents

 

The ‘Walk your own way’ Walk for Alzheimers invites residents to challenge themselves throughout the month of May. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey, White Rock residents invited to ‘Walk your own way’ in name of dementia

Participants asked to challenge themselves throughout May

 

The Alzheimer Society of BC is hosting a number of webinars next month to help people prepare for financial and healthcare needs. (Contributed photo)

Alzheimer Society invites White Rock residents to series of educational webinars

Planning Ahead: Do it Now! webinar to be held March 10

The Alzheimer Society of BC is hosting a number of webinars next month to help people prepare for financial and healthcare needs. (Contributed photo)
Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)

Alzheimer Society of B.C. to host COVID-19-related webinar

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)
Free webinar sessions are available to caregivers of those with dementia to offer emotion support and education. (Photo: supplied by Alzheimer Society of BC)

Webinars help people with dementia, caregivers prepare for the holidays during COVID-19

Alzheimer Society’s virtual sessions held each Wednesday at 2 p.m.

  • Nov 14, 2020
Free webinar sessions are available to caregivers of those with dementia to offer emotion support and education. (Photo: supplied by Alzheimer Society of BC)
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)
A free workshop aims to help White Rock caregivers of people living with dementia gain skills for successful advocacy. (File photo)

Workshop offers support to White Rock dementia caregivers

Advocacy tips a focus of Feb. 5 Alzheimer Society event

  • Feb 3, 2020
A free workshop aims to help White Rock caregivers of people living with dementia gain skills for successful advocacy. (File photo)