Election 2015: Make a national dementia strategy a health-care priority
Canadians go to the polls on October 19th and while health care remains a top concern, the federal parties are only just beginning to discuss the mounting social, economic and personal costs of dementia.
In less than 20 years from now, 1.4 million Canadians will be living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We no longer have time to waste – a national dementia strategy is essential to preparing us for the future.
That’s why it is so important that your local candidates understand why dementia is one of the biggest health issues in Canada today and what a national dementia strategy means for you.
What can you do to make dementia an election priority?
Support is growing for a strategy:
Raise your voice for dementia and let’s make it an election priority. Visit alzheimer.ca/election2015 to get involved.
Last Updated: 10/02/15