Team up with NHL Alumni in the fight against Alzheimer's disease November 13–15, 2015
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About Alzheimer's Disease

If you or someone you know is concerned about memory problems, you’re not alone. But is what you’re experiencing normal, or something more serious?

As you age, some forgetting is natural and inevitable, but Alzheimer’s disease is not a part of normal aging. The fact is, Alzheimer’s disease is more than forgetting where you put your keys. Symptoms include loss of memory that affects day-to-day function, difficulty with regular tasks, and changes in mood and behaviour.

There are also other types of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is just the most common form. Some causes of dementia are very treatable, so it’s important to find out what’s at the root of your concerns. For more information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, please visit www.alzheimerbc.org.

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Scotiabank is ready to lace up its skates!
Scotiabank has been the title sponsor of the Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer’s tournament since the inaugural event in 2012, and have been instrumental to the success of the event. Rob Wilkins, Scotiabank Vice President, says of Scotiabank’s initial decision to become involved, “It was a perfect fit for us – a unique opportunity for us to combine our commitment to the community with our love for the game of hockey.” With over 70,000 people across the province affected by dementia, the cause is important to Scotiabank. Wilkins says, “At Scotiabank, we believe in supporting the communities in which we live and work to help them become healthier and stronger. We...
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