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Tips on staying safe in the heat

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19/07/2019
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A massive heat wave is headed our way beginning today. A reminder that dehydration is one of the worst things for people with dementia - it can exacerbate their symptoms very quickly. A guide to helping your neighbours: • Check in on those who live alone in your neighbourhood.• Avoid going outside if you can. […]

Mackenzie Breeze Bone: Dementia advocate from baby to Benefit For Baba

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18/07/2019
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Update: Benefit For Baba 2019 raised more than $3,000, making it the most successful one yet! "You shouldn't be scared just because his filing cabinet fell over!" Mackenzie Breeze Bone, age 4 Mackenzie Breeze Bone was an indignant four-year-old. A volunteer at a retirement home was expressing a little bit of trepidation at working with […]

Danielle Barrette-Marcuccio: The Support Group's Support Group

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16/07/2019
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When her husband John was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) in 2015, it was the first time Danielle Barrette-Marcuccio had ever heard of the disease. Dementia itself was something she and John had never really thought about until recently, but FTD was a completely new concept. John was in his early 60s, and Dr. Frank […]

A New Type of Dementia is Categorized

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09/07/2019
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A new, never-before studied type of dementia has been discovered. It is being called LATE dementia (this is an acronym for Limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy). LATE presents many of the same symptoms as Alzheimer’s Disease, and the two have been confused for one another for years. Recently scientists started pressing on the need to define […]

Pembroke Balloon Pop raises $1,220!

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03/07/2019
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                “Yes, yes, I’ve been taking my medicine” was the response Bettyanne Brown would always get. Her mother Dorothy would also get annoyed when Bettyanne would ask if she was eating. Of course she was! Three meals a day, like always!                 Bettyanne and her siblings, however, were not so sure. And when they started […]
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