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Alzheimer Society annual event surpasses goal by over $11K

The second virtual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s hosted by the Alzheimer Society of KFL&A surpassed last year’s total, which was an absolute suprise to the event organizers. The 2021 walk wrapped up on Monday, May 31, with an amazing total; coming in at $11K more than their goal

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Annual walk aims to raise funds for Alzheimer’s in KFL&A

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is back, albeit with a pandemic twist. This year the goal is to raise more than $53,000 throughout the month of May. Participants are encouraged to take at least one step in support of each one of the 4,300 people living with dementia in

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A letter of thanks from the Alzheimer Society of KFLA

The following is a submitted Letter to the Editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. This year has certainly been a challenging one for many individuals, charities and businesses alike. Many of the fundraising events that were planned in support of the Alzheimer

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Alzheimer Society offering family portrait fundraiser in KFL&A region

The Alzheimer Society of Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFLA) is running their annual Forget Me Not Family Portraits fundraiser, in a “socially distant style” this year. After a successful first session on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, a second date has been added for this weekend. For $75, Kingston families

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Alzheimer Society seeking community support through virtual fundraisers

Alongside many other organizations and societies, Alzheimer Societies have made changes to their fall fundraising campaigns. Funds raised by these campaigns will provide the over 4000 people living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in our community, and their care partners, much needed social, recreation and support programming, the Alzheimer Society

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Walk for Alzheimer’s moving online

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is moving online. The national event will be streamed on Sunday, May, 31 2020 at 12 pm EST. It will connect Canadians and Alzheimer Societies from across the country.  The annual walk is the Alzheimer Society’s biggest fundraising event of the year. In

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Local Alzheimer Society kicks off annual fundraising efforts

In the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington region, there are over 4,000 people diagnosed with dementia, a figure that is expected to double by 2030. To break that down a little further, a dementia diagnosis impacts three out of every four people in our community. Around the world, someone develops

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