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A new study predicts a significant increase in the number of Canadians living with dementia over the next three decades.
In 2019, Michael Phillips shared the story of him and his wife Isabel, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011. Now, three years later, Michael returns to give an update on how Isabel is doing and what challenges they faced with long-term care throughout the pandemic.
ASRP funding increase means that emerging scientific researchers can be paid a living and sustainable wage
This funding increase means that emerging scientific researchers can be paid a living and sustainable wage.
Hindi, Mandarin and Cantonese are some of the most-spoken languages in Canada. Find essential facts about dementia in multiple languages here.
Our Advisory Group of People with Lived Experience of Dementia is a community of people who guide the Alzheimer Society of Canada. By drawing on their personal stories of living with or supporting people with dementia, our members can share their voices to change how dementia is understood and treated in Canada.
Join us on October 26 at 12 noon Eastern Time for a free conversation about innovative ways to cope with social isolation both in and beyond COVID-19 contexts. We will also discuss the impact of social isolation on dementia and caregiving.
Hear from a panel of dementia experts for this special World Alzheimer's Month edition of Dementia Talks! Canada. Together, we discussed the latest predictions for dementia numbers in Canada according to the Landmark Study – and ways to take action for change right now.
As a person living with dementia, the Charter can help you assert your rights to live free of stigma, benefit from all of Canada's civic and legal rights, participate in policies that affect you and more.
We are currently accepting nominations for our inaugural National Dementia-Friendly Communities Awards. If you know of an individual or group who is doing dementia-friendly work and is inspiring others to do the same, we’d love to hear from you!
On July 21, Science published an article detailing possible misconduct in some influential 2006 US research on the potential cause of Alzheimer’s disease. These reports have raised questions about the overall nature of funding research on the causes of Alzheimer's disease.
In the report, Egale Canada and National Institute on Ageing researchers ask: What are the unique experiences and needs of two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (2SLGBTQI) people living with dementia and those who care for them?