Alzheimer Society of York Region Receives Two Coveted Service Excellence Awards in October

2013 "Not-for-Profit of the Year" Award from the
Newmarket Chamber of Commerce


Darlene Matte (centre left) and Mary Moore (centre right), day centre managers at the Alzheimer Society of York Region accepts the award from Steve Hinder (left),Chamber board chair and Director of Community and Goverment Relations at Stronach Group and Award Sponsor Beric Farmer (right) of XE.com Inc.

On October 16, we received the 2013 Not-for-Profit of the Year Award at the annual Business Excellence Awards Ceremony held by the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce. The Business Excellence Awards recognizes Newmarket businesses whose business achievements or community involvement have made significant contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Town of Newmarket. The award acknowledges excellence in several areas including research, growth, services, marketing and community service.

To see a list of all the winners, please click here.

"Community Partnership Award" from Circle of Care


Loren Freid, CEO of Alzheimer Society of York Region, accepts the
Community Partner Award from Devora Schwartz-Waxman of Circle of Care

On October 7, the Alzheimer Society of York Region received the "Community Partnership Award" from Circle of Care. Circle of Care is one of the GTA's leading providers of home health care and community support services.

In presenting the award, Debbie Taylor, Vice-President of Client Services stated: "It is our pleasure to present the Community Partnership Award to the Alzheimer Society of York Regon. For the past five years, they have demonstrated a steadfast commitment to the creation, development and continuity of the Circle of Care/Baycrest Day Centre for Seniors. The Day Centre is a community based day program for seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. Through our collaboration at the Day Centre, we have had the opportunity to see firsthand that the unparalleled dedicatin and support provided to this program by the Alzheimer Society of York Region is the standared that is extended to all programs and individuals that Alzheimer Society of York Region works with. They are a role model of excellence in providing community based and client centred care."

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"These awards are a testament to the expert level of service by our people at the Alzheimer Society of York Region," says Loren Freid, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of York Region. "Our approach to person and family centred care ensures access to the best possible support and services for all people living with Alzheimer's disease across the Region."

The Alzheimer Society of York Region has been a leader in actively supporting individuals and families coping with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias since 1985. Our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer disease and other dementias, and to promote research.

For further information, please visit our website at www.alzheimer-york.com or contact Loren Freid, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of York Region at 905-895-1337.


Last Updated: 11/08/2017