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A Lonely Death in Venezuela

It was likely a massive stroke that killed Mario José, but there is no good way to find out for sure. About ten years ago, he started having mini-strokes, which got more and more severe. [...]

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Pauline Schneider: A Dementia Friendly Face

Pauline Schneider has been back in Canada for a little over a year, and has spent the bulk of that year becoming involved with The Dementia Society. She began volunteering in January, doing [...]

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Potentially promising Alzheimer’s drug going forward

A drug created by the company Biogen might be able to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease. The company initially discontinued work on aducanumab when it started with disappointing [...]

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A fundraiser, a memorial, and a wonderful day out for Mirrieme

One of the most beneficial things for a person living with dementia is to remain social. Interacting with other people and having someone to talk to is of the utmost importance, as it makes sure [...]

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Motiview, by Miriam

Miriam, who was a volunteer facilitator with the initial run of the Motiview program, shares her thoughts.

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We need to talk about Antonio Brown

We need to talk about Antonio Brown. We’re not saying he has dementia. We’re asking – would change your perception of his behaviour if he did? A little recent background for those who may [...]

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A story about NOT dementia

After reading that 70% of Canadians with dementia have NOT been diagnosed, a nice young woman sent this to us. She realized that denial, and refusal to get tested, can have ramifications far [...]

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Job Opportunity: Dementia Friendly Consultant

Dementia Friendly Consultant Time Commitment: Part time, flexible Supervisor: Director, Clinical Programs and Community Engagement Location: Various locations in Ottawa and Renfrew County Program [...]

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Undetected Dementia in the Community

A literature review and meta-analysis done in 2017 indicated that worldwide, the rate of undetected dementia is about 61%. That means that only 39% of people living with dementia have had a [...]

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First Annual Golf For Dementia coming Septemer 7th

I’m at the Chartwell Empress retirement home in Kanata, visiting the Girard family. This is a pretty typical Wednesday afternoon for the Girards. Sue is laid back, enjoying the sun. Sandy [...]