Ambassadors in action

These stories highlight the experiences of real people who have been touched by Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.  If you would like to learn more about how you can become one of our Ambassadors, click here.

Bob Stewart, a local business owner, is a care partner for his mother Margaret, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1998.  Bob is speaking about his family's journey with Alzheimer's disease and what we all can do to make the future journeys of those yet to be diagnosed better.  Read more...

Susan Bithrey is a care partner for her husband Reg, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in .  Susan regularly shares her and her husband's story with members of the community and advocates with local politicians.  She also acts as a spokesperson for the Alzheimer Society of Canada.  Read more...

Bill Heibein was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2001.  Bill credits early diagnosis and treatment as well as his daily routine for helping him to maintain an active life.  He has sat on local, provincial and national committees dedicated to research and support for persons with dementia.  Bill also acts as a spokesperson for the Alzheimer Society of Canada.  Learn about Bill's experience here and see his story on Shaw TV here.




Last Updated: 11/08/2017