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

 

Throughout his career and after retiring, Peter had spent much of his life out on the sea – a passion that Geri and Peter shared.

Changing the future for people affected by dementia

After caring for her husband, she became a tireless advocate for others affected by the disease

  • Jan 18, 2021

 

Dementia doesn’t just affect the person living with a diagnosis; it affects caregivers, family, friends and their community. Photo: Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month focuses on connections during pandemic

The society connects people living with dementia, their caregivers and family members to support

 

Neurologist and medical educator Dr. Alexandre Henri-Bhargava, seen here speaking at the 2020 Breakfast to Remember in Victoria, will delve into the latest in dementia research during an interactive research event exclusively for attendees of this year’s virtual breakfast. Photo: Kevin Light

Alzheimer Society invites Nelson to virtual Breakfast to Remember

People with dementia are especially vulnerable during pandemic lockdowns

  • Dec 7, 2020
Neurologist and medical educator Dr. Alexandre Henri-Bhargava, seen here speaking at the 2020 Breakfast to Remember in Victoria, will delve into the latest in dementia research during an interactive research event exclusively for attendees of this year’s virtual breakfast. Photo: Kevin Light
Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s

Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s

The online event goes May 31

  • May 27, 2020
Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s