Alzheimer's disease

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is back in Victoria May 29 for the first time since the pandemic started. (Black Press Media file photo)

Alzheimer’s walk returning to Victoria May 29

Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C. is returning for first time since start of pandemic

 

Brenda Brophy (left) and her mom Dorothy Finnerty share their experiences as a caregiver and person with dementia in the University of Victoria’s new podcast, Call to Mind. (Courtesy of UVic)

Greater Victoria residents’ share stories of dementia and caregiving in UVic podcast

Series fills a void with stories of love, joy as well as challenges

 

Neil Robertson started sharing his colouring when people were putting hearts in windows for the pandemic’s first responders. Now he rotates a gallery on his windows every couple of weeks. (Zoe Ducklow/New Staff)

Inspired artist brings colour to Langford neighbourhood

Alzheimer’s patient’s artworks provide bright, cheerful display in windows

 

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)
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Webinars help Greater Victoria residents affected by dementia prepare for the holidays

COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions can add additional challenges for people living with dementia

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Joined by her daughter Emily (right) and the rest of their family, Kathy Collins hopes to raise awareness about early onset dementia. (Submitted)

Cowichan sisters go viral on TikTok for early onset dementia awareness efforts

It was just two years ago that Jean Collins’s sister Kathy was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.

Joined by her daughter Emily (right) and the rest of their family, Kathy Collins hopes to raise awareness about early onset dementia. (Submitted)
Alzheimer Society of B.C. brings free family resources to Greater Victoria

Alzheimer Society of B.C. brings free family resources to Greater Victoria

Series runs Saturdays this month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alzheimer Resource Centre

Alzheimer Society of B.C. brings free family resources to Greater Victoria