A May 5 story in The CJN focuses on the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest. The annual charitable hockey tournament is now in its 12th year. This article features long-time Pro-Am participant and fundraiser, Larry Berman.
Sportsnet interviewed NHL alumnus and Winnipeg Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk for his thoughts on participating in the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest. The May 8 story highlights Hawerchuk’s longstanding involvement with the Pro-Am and his opinion of today’s NHL superstars.
A May 6 story in The Oakville News reports on the Government of Ontario’s 2017 Budget, which contains financial allotments to help advance a new dementia strategy for the province. Baycrest President and CEO Dr. William Reichman is quoted in the story.
The May 5 CBC Radio broadcast of “Day 6 with Brent Bambury” looked at the topic of concussions in the NHL. Dr. Brian Levine, senior scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute and lead researcher of the ongoing retired hockey players cognitive study, was interviewed for the segment.
The Globe and Mail featured a May 5 profile of Joey Arfin – a Baycrest Foundation donor and longstanding Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest participant. The profile highlights how Arfin, this year’s Pro-Am Co-Chair – has personally raised more than $140,000 for Baycrest through the event.
InsideToronto.com published a May 3 story highlighting the 2017 Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest. It features comments from Baycrest Foundation President & CEO, Josh Cooper, as well as from players.
A May 1 column on the World Economic Forum’s news site references the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI) alongside other organizations and leaders trying to improve brain health, including Tesla founder, Elon Musk.
The Toronto Star published its bi-weekly column – Caregiver SOS – on May 1, written by Baycrest Occupational Therapist Nira Rittenberg, titled “Doctor’s visits require a well-made plan.”