Founded over 30 years ago, the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba exists to alleviate the individual, family and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders while supporting the search for a cure.
As a province-wide organization, the Society seeks to achieve its mission through community awareness; individual, family and professional education; support programs, advocacy and research funding.
About ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF MANITOBA
Currently, more than 20,000 Manitobans are diagnosed and one person out of every three is personally affected.
The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba provides valuable programs and services for people affected by dementia, while funding research to help find a cure.
The Society offers supportive counselling; caregiver education; support groups for people with dementia and for their caregivers; professional education; public awareness; the MedicAlert® Safely Home program; the First Link® program and more.
The Alzheimer Society also plays an important role in advocating for change within our local, provincial and federal governments.
By working to influence programs and services which directly impact people affected, the Society helps enhance the quality of life for people living with a diagnosis and the people who care for them.