Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Become a Dementia Friend

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Become a Dementia Friend

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Become a Dementia Friend

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The Alzheimer Society of BC is inviting all British Columbians to #BecomeAFriend to people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, it is projected that dementia will affect close to 800,000 Canadians by 2031; global […]

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Alzheimer’s: Supporting the Caregivers

Alzheimer’s: Supporting the Caregivers

According to the World Health Organization’s World Alzheimer Report 2012, up to 75% of family caregivers develop a psychological illness as a result of their caregiving for a family member with Alzheimer’s. Support groups can help share the burden and ensure the quality of life for family […]

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