The Alzheimer Society of Toronto provides free counselling and education to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their families and caregivers. We deliver specialized training and professional development for frontline health-care providers, and public education and awareness events to increase accessibility to dementia information.
It is estimated that 48,000 people live with dementia in the Toronto area, and 564,000 Canadians living with dementia. By 2031, this figure is expected to rise to 937,000, an increase of 66 per cent*
* Prevalence and Monetary Costs of Dementia in Canada, a report by the Alzheimer Society of Canada (2016)