• Alzheimer's Disease,  Blog,  dementia,  Early-Onset Alzheimer's,  Personal Stories,  Uncategorized,  Volunteering

    “How’s Your Dad?”

    Katie Iveson connected with the Memory Ball team back in the summer of 2014. Feeling an immediate bond with the members whose experiences so closely matched her own, Katie began her journey volunteering as a member of the Memory Ball team. She took part in our awareness-building short film from 2015 – But I’m Also A Caregiver. Katie’s sincerity, dedication and commitment to Memory Ball are truly appreciated. Here are some poignant words she so kindly shared with us about her Father and the stigma around dementia. In 2012, my Father was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of dementia that causes one’s language capabilities to become progressively impaired. An official diagnosis…

  • Alzheimer's Disease,  Community Events

    Memory Ball 2017: Save the Date!

    Memory Ball is back for its 6th year! We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the historic Palais Royale Ballroom for Memory Ball 2017. As usual, you can expect hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, live entertainment, DJs — all for Alzheimer’s awareness and raising funds for the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Stay tuned to the blog to learn more about all the exciting surprises we have planned for this year’s gala event. Memory Ball is proudly organised by the Young Leaders Council of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. The YLC is a group of passionate young people looking to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease.