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Tips For Caregivers: Hallucination Among Alzheimer’s/Dementia Patients

There is an abundance of literature on how to help Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia patients but what about how to help those who take care of them?  How

CBC Report on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients Staying Active

A common misconception regarding people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia is that their diagnosis renders them unproductive members of society. The Alzheimer’s Society of

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada #stillhere Campaign

The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada is working to remind Canadians that people living with dementia are still valuable members of their communities and to try to ensure that they work

Pfizer Decides To Stop Pursuing Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Drugs

Although January is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, however, Pfizer had a different announcement in mind. They announced on January 6th that they will stop pursuing the discovery of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Alzheimer's Awareness Month: Difficult Behaviours in Alzheimer’s Patients

Behaviour and Stigma An important focus of this year’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is the topic of stigma, which is a negative belief or stereotype surrounding a person or group of

Alzheimer’s and Stigma

In 2016, it was estimated that 564,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. With 25,000 Canadians being diagnosed each year, it is important to understand

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada. The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada hopes that this initiative will help foster a greater appreciation for the scope of the disease of dementia

Alzheimer Society Canada – Information About Dementia

Dementia is a term that refers to a variety of brain disorders that includes Alzheimer’s. Each form of dementia include physical changes in the brain that result in deteriorating memory,

Difficult dementia behaviours and how to deal with them

Among the many difficulties of being a caregiver or relative to someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia are the behavioural changes that patients begin to exhibit as their disease progresses.

How to adapt holiday activities for people with Alzheimer’s

Having a family member with Alzheimer’s disease might mean that you and your family need to adjust your plans for the holidays in order to make sure that they are

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