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Hindi, Mandarin and Cantonese are some of the most-spoken languages in Canada. Find essential facts about dementia in multiple languages here.
Our Advisory Group of People with Lived Experience of Dementia is a community of people who guide the Alzheimer Society of Canada. By drawing on their personal stories of living with or supporting people with dementia, our members can share their voices to change how dementia is understood and treated in Canada.
In this conversation, four people with personal and/or research experiences with young onset dementia in Canada share their knowledge, stories and perspectives.
In this important panel, two researchers and a caregiver discussing the unique experiences – and challenges – of people living with dementia and carers who identify as two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and/or other gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations (2SLGBTQIA+).
In this discussion featuring people with lived experience of dementia and a researcher, hear about how new technologies and innovative research are helping them connect with others, provide care and live well with dementia.
On July 21, Science published an article detailing possible misconduct in some influential 2006 US research on the potential cause of Alzheimer’s disease. These reports have raised questions about the overall nature of funding research on the causes of Alzheimer's disease.
Research and patient services need to reflect that Canadians from diverse communities are living with dementia
Recent data from Statistics Canada on our country’s demographic shift to an aging population highlights Canada’s evolving future. How we respond to these changes will determine our long-term success as a nation, especially for future generations of older individuals.
In the report, Egale Canada and National Institute on Ageing researchers ask: What are the unique experiences and needs of two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (2SLGBTQI) people living with dementia and those who care for them?
As a person living with dementia, the Charter can help you assert your rights to live free of stigma, benefit from all of Canada's civic and legal rights, participate in policies that affect you and more.
Spring and summer in Canada can bring very warm weather in many parts of the country, as well as heat alerts in some areas. Here are some ways to stay safe and well while living with dementia when it's hot—and help others do so too.