About the Cause
A dementia diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming. In Calgary alone, over 17,000 people are living with dementia.
This number is only growing. Each day, eight more Calgarians will be diagnosed with dementia. And that’s not all:
- For each person diagnosed, another 10-12 people are directly impacted.
- If you’re a woman, your lifetime risk of dementia is 1 in 5. If you’re a man, it’s 1 in 10.
- These numbers are expected to double within the next 20 years.
That’s why we need your help.
From family members and caregivers to neighbours and colleagues, everyone is impacted by a dementia diagnosis. The only way forward is together.
Funds raised at the 2022 IG Wealth Management Alzheimer Walk & Run will go directly to providing essential support, education, and care for thousands of community members each year. No matter where they are on their journey, local families can get the support they need at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary thanks to your help.
Join us this year as we gather in-person again to take strides for dementia, together.
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