#OurConnectionsMatter April Newsletter
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Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton
#OurConnectionsMatter
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Dear Friend,

This May, we’re challenging YOU to help raise crucial funds and awareness by walking 260,000 steps during the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s!

You can tackle this challenge as an individual or come together with your family and friends to work towards reaching your step goal as a team. Help people living with dementia and their care partners know that they do not walk on this journey alone.

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Tax Credit Guide
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The Alzheimer Society of Ontario has updated the Tax Credit Guide for the 2021 tax season. This guide includes useful tips (for both people living with dementia and those who are 65 years and over) about how to prepare to file your taxes and a list of common credits and benefits that you or someone you know may be eligible for. Download the Tax Credit Guide now! »

Research Opportunities
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Let your voice be heard by finding the latest research opportunities in Ontario for individuals living with dementia, care partners, and family members of those impacted by dementia. Find me an opportunity»

What’s Growing On This April

April showers bring May flowers and a month full of programs that are available to you at your local Alzheimer Society. There are programs and workshops that are perfect for everyone. Visit our Event Calendar to see what’s growing on this April. »

Alzheimer Society of Ontario

Ramadan began on April 2, and in celebration of the holy month, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario spoke with 3 volunteers from the Alzheimer Society of Southwest Partners to hear about their family’s traditions and tips Muslim seniors can use to ensure they are supported and stay well-nourished and hydrated. Read More »

Alzheimer Society of Ontario

You’re invited you to the Couture for the Cure: Kentucky Derby event for the Alzheimer's Society on May 13th 5-8pm. There will be food, drinks, live entertainment, trivia and a best hat contest! GET TICKETS! »

Planning for the Journey Ahead
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First focus on where you have come from, and what have you already accomplished. Hopefully this will motivate you, and help you to understand how resilient you can be. What will you need moving forward i.e., more support, referral to services, what bumps in the road do you see moving forward? READ MORE »

Nothing about us, without us
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The Alzheimer Society of Sarnia Lambton is putting a call out for anyone caring for someone living with dementia to join our client advisory group. Without the voices or experiences of those most affected by dementia — including you — the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia Lambton cannot know what help we need to provide in order to carry out our mission. READ MORE »

Topical Tuesdays with Christine
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  • Perspectives:

    April 5 at 3pm

  • Reflection & Mirroring:

    April 12 at 3pm

  • Communication Tips:

    April 19 at 3pm

  • Strengths & Weaknesses:

    April 26 at 3pm

  • First Link Care Essentials Course:

    Wed. April 6, 13, 20 at 7pm

REGISTER »

Minds in Motion
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The Alzheimer Society is currently recruiting participants to join our pilot project to learn about the impacts of Minds in Motion offered virtually. To learn more about the program or to be added to our registration list, please email Brooke or call 519-332-4444 ext 234. REGISTER »

Thank you to Jackpot City Sarnia!
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A heartfelt thank you to our Community Partner Jackpot City Sarnia! Throughout the pandemic, we continued to receive funding from them, which has allowed us to continue providing quality programming to our clients and care partners. There are over 3,000 people in Sarnia-Lambton living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. If you factor in care partners and other family members affected, that number swells to 9,000. We are grateful for Jackpot City!

It's up to all of us to come together now.
#ourconnectionsmatter

Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton
Alzheimer.ca/sarnialambton/ | Tel: 519-332-4444 | info@alzheimersarnia.ca

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420 East Street North | Sarnia, Ontario N7T 6Y5

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