Alzheimer Society facts and figures

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario

Founded in 1983, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO) is the province’s leading care and research charity committed to helping people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

Alzheimer's research

Research opens the doors of hope for people living with dementia. Alzheimer Society researchers, who include some of the brightest minds in Canada and around the world, have shed light on the causes of the disease, treatments that slow its progress and steps you can take to help prevent its onset.

Disease and impact

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting men and women of all races, religions and socio-economic backgrounds. It is not a normal part of aging and no one is immune.

Last Updated: 11/08/2017