Canada's national dementia strategy
The latest news and numbers
May 2, 2019: Canadian HR Reporter: Dealing with dementia at work (posted with permission from the Canadian HR Reporter)
April 29, 2019: The Hill Times: National dementia strategy ‘a step in the right direction,’ but critics concerned it’s underfunded (posted with permission from The Hill Times)
December 4, 2018: Health Canada releases the Framework on Palliative Care in Canada
August 14, 2018: Read our 2019 pre-budget submission (PDF)
June 22, 2017: Canada to become 30th country with national dementia strategy (PDF)
Decisive action by the federal government is urgently needed as the proportion of seniors continues to grow over the next two decades.
- Dementia in Canada: A National Strategy for Dementia-friendly Communities (p. 43)
Some people may look at me and think, "He doesn't have Alzheimer's disease." If only that were true! Canada needs a national dementia strategy to better support those of us who have the disease already, and those who will develop it in the future.
- Jim Mann
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