When Susan Isaacs’ husband Howard was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 67, he became one of the 564,000 people currently living with dementia in Canada. But like each of these men and women Howard is more than a number.
The Board of Directors of the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex (ASLM) is pleased to welcome Carol Walters as our new CEO. Carol assumed the leadership position at ASLM at the end of May.
The Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex thanks the Art Emporium of Port Stanley for its fundraising event "Artists for Alzheimer's". Proceeds from the event's art auction will be donated to help fund programs and services ASLM provides to the community.
On April 18th the Ontario Trillium Foundation announced the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex as the recipient of a $151,300 grant. This generous three year grant will be used to deliver programs and services in rural areas around London and Middlesex helping to close the dementia programs and services gap rural areas experience. The funding will grow programs and services currently in place, such as the popular Memory Cafes, that provide support and educational services to rural communities within London and Middlesex.
After 11 years as CEO of the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex, Betsy Little is retiring. As part of the celebration of her impending retirement, a gathering of community partners, friends, donors and stakeholders was was held Thursday, April 20th.
"When he forgot my name, he started calling me Curly ... it was funny but sad too." Sam Joseph, a local 11 year old boy, donated half of his birthday money to help Alzheimer Society clients and to honour his grandfather. This heartwarming letter he wrote is sure to brighten your day. Thank you Sam!
The Chinese Canadian National Council has selected the Alzheimer Society as Charity Partner for the 2017 Dragon Gala ...
Trish West a London playwright is premiering her play about dementia, Mrs. Cransen in April, 2017. The play, as well as an accompanying art exhibition, is a fundraising initiative to support the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex. As the playwright and producer of the art exhibition, Trish is looking for art to fill the gallery space of her upcoming exhibition.
As the Chairs of the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex and the Alzheimer Foundation London and Middlesex, we are announcing the retirement of our CEO, Betsy Little, effective April 1, 2017. The Alzheimer Society has seen an unprecedented expansion in our region’s dementia rates during Betsy’s tenure. Her leadership over the last decade has been instrumental in the organization’s’ meeting the challenge of that growth.