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Travelling with a person with Alzheimer’s disease

Thinking of your summer vacation? If you’re caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, a little advance planning can make...

Caring for someone with dementia doesn’t mean having to go it...

One in five Canadians aged 45 and older are caregivers to seniors living with long-term health problems. This means that while you are a...

Families living with dementia can plan ahead for hospital visits

An unexpected visit to a hospital emergency department can be stressful for anyone. But it can be even more frightening and upsetting for a...

CAREGIVER SOS

Dear Nira: My 69-year-old wife has been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. I am reluctant to share this news with family and friends as...

Canada’s role in international dementia study

The pressure to advance dementia research is great, with the current estimated 44 million people worldwide with dementia expected to more than triple to...

Blood test can predict Alzheimer’s disease

A blood test that can predict with 90 per cent accuracy if a healthy person will develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer’s disease...

Skill building program for people who care for family members with...

Mount Sinai Hospital was recently awarded a five-year, $2.84 million grant from the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program to develop a Working...

Helping caregivers cope with Alzheimer’s disease

There may not yet be a cure for Alzheimer’s, but a new solution to help caregivers cope with family members who have the disease...

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