Canada’s National Dementia Strategy – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Canada’s National Dementia Strategy – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

On June 22, Canada became the 30th country to launch a national dementia strategy. The passing of Bill C-233, An Act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, means the Government of Canada will address the overwhelming scale, impact and cost of dementia. The Act not only brings Canada in line with … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Association offers online tools to empower people to live well with dementia – 	Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Alzheimer’s Association offers online tools to empower people to live well with dementia – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Living a quality life in the early stage of dementia is an individual choice. With input from people living with the disease, the Alzheimer’s Association has launched a series of online tools to help individuals cope with and live a better life with dementia. The resources are meant to address five key components of early-stage … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in Canada – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Forty-five per cent of those living in long-term residential care settings have a diagnosis of dementia – Statistics Canada Statistics Canada released a Health Report in May 2016 about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in the Canadian population according to the 2010/2011 Canadian Community Health Survey, the 2011/2012 Survey of Neurological Conditions in Institutions in Canada, and … Continue reading