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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

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,

Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors with Alzheimer's/Dementia

DailyCaring.com has “chosen 25 of the best gifts that are perfect for seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia. There’s something to appeal to people at all levels of cognitive ability.” This list of gifts

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.

Christmas the most isolating time of year for people living with dementia

New research from Alzheimer’s UK has shown that over half of people affected by dementia find Christmas the most isolating time of the year. While most of us excitedly begin

Power of Attorney - Preparation and Duties

“When a person loses the ability to make decisions, many things in their daily life cannot be done.” – Areta Lloyd, alzlive.com There are no automatic rights allowing a child, partner

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