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Alzheimer's affects many Calgary families

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According to a recent study of Canadians over the age of 18, 12% of individuals say that they care for someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease or dementia. With the growing number of people who are caring for a family member, those numbers could increase as time goes on.

There are numerous resources in Calgary for those who suffer from Alzheimer's disease or dementia or care for someone who is affected. Alzheimer Calgary is a non-profit organization that is proud to serve in and around the Calgary region. With focus on support and education, Alzheimer Calgary provides many different resources for those who need it most. You can browse online for sessions and workshops that may pertain to your individual situation.

At Home Instead Calgary is an organization that believes the best place for someone suffering with dementia or memory loss is in familiar surroundings. With proper encouragement, support and assistance, those who have to deal with Alzheimer's disease or dementia have a better chance at staying in their home. They have developed a unique CARE program (Changing Aging through Research and Education) which helps focus on how people live with dementia diseases or Alzheimer's.

Remember that you are not alone with the battle against Alzheimer's and dementia. There are many different avenues to explore when dealing with memory loss and life-altering diseases. Be sure to explore all of your options for support and guidance if you or someone you know are dealing with Alzheimer's or dementia.



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