June eNewsletter: Celebrate Seniors' Month!

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Celebrate Seniors' Month
Walk for Alzheimer’s in Midland on June 14!
The Walk for Alzheimer's in Midland is coming up soon! Join us on Sunday, June 14, or support someone who is Walking to reach their fundraising goal. Help us raise funds for programs and services in our community. Join the movement> Walk for Alzheimer’s
2015 AGM & 30th Anniversary Celebration
Join us for our 2015 AGM & Anniversary Reception as we celebrate 30 Years of Helping People to Live Well with Dementia in Simcoe County:
Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie. Light refreshments, cash bar and live music with The John Howard Trio. Everyone is welcome to attend the AGM at 6:00 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
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RSVP at 705-722-1066 or simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
2015 AGM & Anniversary Reception
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Elder abuse is defined as any action or inaction that causes harm to an older person. It can happen to anyone. Join others here in Ontario by wearing purple on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This simple gesture can help to raise awareness of this issue and show others that elder abuse will not be tolerated in our society. Learn more > Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Learn with us this summer!
We are pleased to be offering an EVENING Next Steps series this July. Open to all family and friends who are supporting a person living with dementia. Please call for more information or to register. See our education calendar > Learning Series
Antipsychotic drugs in Ontario This summer, you can make a difference
A new report from Health Quality Ontario indicates an overreliance on antipsychotic medication in Ontario nursing homes. Download it now >

Turn your marathon, company BBQ or wedding gift into a fundraising event and provide support to those living with Alzheimer's disease. Through Memory Makers for Alzheimer’s, you can set up you own fundraising page and track your progress. Start fundraising today >

Mariposa Charity Golf Tournament LIKE us on Facebook
Join us for an afternoon of golf followed by dinner on Friday, July 3 at Innisbrook Golf Club in Barrie. Proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer Society. For more information, contact the Mariposa School of Skating at 705-721-1223 or info@skatemariposa.com

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Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County
Barrie Office
20 Anne Street South, P.O. Box 1414
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4

Orillia Office
Orillia Common Roof, 169 Front Street South, P.O. Box 486
Orillia, ON L3V 6K2

p. (Barrie) 705-722-1066 (Orillia) 705-329-0909

Since 1985, the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County has been dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers.  

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