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Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof. (York Region Media Group)

Alzheimer Society of Ontario applauds Government of Ontario's investment in a provincial dementia strategy. (CNW)

A patient's experience in dementia care using the "lived experience" to improve care (Canadian Family Physician)

Why Canada needs a national dementia strategy (Ottawa Citizen)

#Make150Count recipient, Lily Edmunds delivers stuffies to Alzheimer's patients (CTV Barrie)

Jane Philpott signals support for a national dementia strategy (Globe & Mail)

Still Kathryn: At 21 she cared for a mom with Alzheimer's, (CBC Radio)

Conservative MP, Lisa Raitt talks about Alzheimer's, (National Post)

Toronto youth job program gets surprise cash boost, (The Toronto Star)

Caring for someone doesn't mean having to go it alone (Home & Long Term Care)

Caregivers are need more than ever, but burning out (The Toronto Star)

Long term care sector’s knowledge and expertise would be crucial to a dementia strategy

Canada needs a national strategy on dementia and a remarkable non-partisan private member’s bill points the way (The Toronto Star)

Bulk Barn donates $369,602 to Alzheimer Society Canada, (Snapd Aurora)

Living with dementia (Toronto Sun)

Video: Adult colouring books being used as therapy for those with dementia

Changing Perceptions (The Haliburton Echo)

Dementia stigma challenged (CBC News)

Dawna Friesen: ‘Diagnosis of dementia isn’t the end. It’s the beginning.’ (Global News)

Dementia strategy is needed (The Toronto Star)

NDP rolls out dementia strategy in multi-million dollar health care blitz (The Canadian Press)

Alzheimer's at 38? Meet Jo Aubin (Macleans)

Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers: couple fell deep into debt after husband developed dementia (CBC News)

Alzheimer's depicted: Memory fades, but life goes on (The Globe and Mail)

Nearly 3 in 10 NFL retirees expected to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or moderate dementia (The Globe and Mail)

Blurred Lines: Sexual consent for people with dementia (CBC The Current, listen to the episode)

Dementia patients sold unproven 'brainwave optimization' (CBC News)

Home adaptations for people living with dementia (Realty Times)

Dementia patients may one day get assistance from robot helpers (CBC News)

When it's time for long-term care (Zoomer magazine)

Blackhawks legend Mikita struggling with dementia, family says (TSN)

How are concussions and Alzheimer's disease linked? (The Toronto Star)

Louise Penny speaks out about life after her husband's dementia diagnosis (CBC News)

Learning to live with Alzheimer's (The Leader Post)

Women make up 72 percent of Alzheimer's patients: Alzheimer Society of Canada

Six in 10 people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia become lost at least once. Why and how do we stop them? (Toronto Star)

Anxiety may accelerate the decline into Alzheimer's disease in older patients with mild memory problems (Globe and Mail)

Dementia Loss: Earlier Detection (Zoomer Magazine)

Alzheimer's researchers turn to Halifax brain bank (CBC News)

Bringing "Person-Centred Care" alive in home community and long-term care (Saint Elizabeth Health Care, press release)

Ambrose, provinces to come together to develop a national dementia strategy (Globe and Mail)

Canada needs a national dementia strategy (Toronto Star)

Life with Alzheimer's excerpt from "The Diary of One Women's Experience from Caregiver to Widow" by Joan Sutton (Toronto Star)

Spirit of the West lead singer, John Mann diagnosed with Alzheimer's (Toronto Star)

Five new projects announced through the Canada Brain Research Fund (Prime Minister's office)

Antipsychotic drugs prescribed to seniors at alarming rates, province finds (The Toronto Star)

Alzheimer's disease burden weighs heavily on women (CBC News)

New study shows connection between olfactory impairment and later dementia (HealthCanal)

Seth Rogen testifies at U.S. Senate hearing on Alzheimer's (MSNBC Video)

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Last Updated: 08/16/17
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