Jul 24 2014
too late to train new geriatric specialists?

With the Baby Boomer cohort living longer, are there enough geratric specialists to go around? Canada…

Jul 24 2014
Albertans Press Government for Early-Onset Services

Mark Johnson’s wife, Shirlianne, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at 48 and before long, she…

“As my mother lost interest in taking care of the clothing, cooking, laundry, I said, “Dad I’ll get someone to come in and give you daytime relief.” And he said, “No, your mother gave her life up to me and it’s my turn to give back.”

— David Suzuki —

Jul 27 2014
Family Caregivers: Here's one great Toronto resource

In 2012, Baycrest opened a leading-edge centre to help family caregivers cope with the physical and…

Jul 23 2014
Broncos owner resigns due to Alzheimer's

Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who won two Super Bowls and oversaw one of the NFL's most consistently…

Jul 27 2014
How much weekly exercise do you need?

There are so many conflicting reports on how much weekly exercise you should be doing. In a study published…

Jul 23 2014
When you can no longer deny the symptoms...

When a person is beginning to show signs of Alzheimer's, that person and their loved ones are usually…

Jul 23 2014
Memory-booster tip: have more fun

Here's a memory-booster we can really get behind: have more fun. A study published by the Harvard School…

Jul 22 2014
Alzheimer's rates declining in developed countries

New studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen on July…

Jul 21 2014
How Swimming Strengthens The Body And Mind

A long day at the beach. Hours spent splashing in the backyard pool. A refreshing morning swim. Many…

Jul 21 2014
The scourge of early-onset dementia

Two striking examples of early-onset dementia show just how much more difficult the disease is on families —…

Jul 18 2014
Don't know where to turn? We have quick tips

Caregiver: You don't have time to read when managing a loved one with Alzheimer's; we know you don't.…

Jul 18 2014
Canada and France to co-host global dementia event

Experts will focus on building academia-industry partnerships and fast-tracking innovation in dementia…