2018 Climb for Alzheimer's

Team Blue Bird

Dear Friends, Families, and Organizations both Large and Small,

It is with distinct and great pleasure to announce that Loving Home Care Services is a proud supporter of the Alzheimer Society of B.C., and a Silver Sponsor for the Climb for Alzheimer’s event to be held at Grouse Mountain on Sunday, September 30, 2018.

We have collaborated with the Alzheimer Society of B.C. to break down stigma and help support the estimated 70,000 British Columbians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The Climb is an opportunity to take action and work towards our shared vision of a truly dementia-friendly province while enjoying a morning on the Grouse Grind® or a leisurely walk at the summit.

Our team, Team Blue Bird, is participating in the Climb to further the Society’s mission. By donating to our team, you are helping provide support, education and advocacy for families on the dementia journey, and enabling research that will advance knowledge of the disease.

Our mission is to further shed light on the awareness of Alzheimer’s disease through community engagement bringing people together to register for the climb, and/or to donate. We invite friends, families, politicians, professional sports clubs, community centers, shopping malls, organizations both large and small. You name it, and we’ll be reaching out!

Our goal is to raise $25,000! We believe with your generosity we can achieve our goal and create a positive impact while we climb to the top, together!

To Donate: Click on DONATE NOW

You can also make the Climb with us! The Summit Stroll is a great option for people who want to participate in the Climb for Alzheimer’s without having to do the Grouse Grind®. Participants of the Summit Stroll will make their way around the exhibits at the peak of Grouse Mountain. Visit with Coola and Grinder at the bear habitat, take in a short film in the Theatre in the Sky, or simply take a leisurely stroll around the different walking paths and exhibits.

The fee to participate is $35 and includes an Alzheimer Society of B.C. t-shirt, a lanyard and a return gondola ride down to the bottom of Grouse Mountain.

To Register: Click on JOIN TEAM 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, September 30th for a great day of fun for a great cause! 

With your generosity, we can make a difference to the estimated 70,000 British Columbians and 564,000 Canadians who are currently affected by Alzheimer disease and related dementias.

** Specifically, for fiscal year April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, donations helped fund programs and services around BC, such as:

1. Participants completing education sessions - 7,491

2. Number of education and awareness participants - 9,017

3. Number of caregiver meetings - 1,155

4. Number of support groups around BC - 104

5. Number of phone calls to our Resource Centres - 26,408

6. Number of phone and in-person contacts - 36,690 Your donation dollars DO count!

Join Team Blue Bird in ending the stigma of Alzheimer’s disease as it isn't just about our parents' generation – it's about ours.

Thank you again and we invite you all to the top at our Summit Celebration on September 30, 2018, to cheer us on as we complete our journey!

 

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