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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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Kingston Police asking for support of local quilters and crafters

While everyone is staying at home in an effort keep the number of COVID-19 cases in our area low, Kingston Police are asking those who enjoy quilting and crafting to help out their Vulnerable Sector Unit with a project. Kingston Police front line staff and detectives that support vulnerable persons

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Speakers’ Series explores link between Alzheimer’s Disease and Diabetes

Next week, Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is holding an installment of their Brain Storm Speakers’ Series. Brain Storm is a series of talks created in partnership with Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience Studies (CNS). On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at 7 p.m., interested persons are invited to hear Natalia Lyra

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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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OPP partners with MedicAlert to support vulnerable persons

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will now be able to identify vulnerable persons when responding to calls across the province, thanks to a new partnership with MedicAlert. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) announced the partnership to support vulnerable persons in the community on Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019. The service, MedicAlert

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