Dementia

Dementia Action Week

2019-05-24T12:32:30-07:00

Dementia Action Week Dementia Action Week (DAW), originally known as Dementia Awareness Week, is taking place from May 20th to the 26th. DAW announced that this years’ goal is to “encourage people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia and create a dementia-friendly environment where those with dementia do [...]

Dementia Action Week2019-05-24T12:32:30-07:00

Senior Mental Health Awareness

2018-12-17T16:13:15-07:00

Senior Mental Health Awareness This week is World Mental Illness Awareness Week. In the last few years Canadians have made great strides in discussing and recognizing mental illness, but it is still a big issue for many that goes untreated or undiagnosed due to social stigmas and lack of awareness. Dementia and Depression [...]

Senior Mental Health Awareness2018-12-17T16:13:15-07:00

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

2017-04-06T09:46:15-07:00

Alzheimer’s is caused by the buildup of plaque on certain receptors in your brain, leading to short-term memory loss, change in behavior, and further cognitive issues. As we age, our risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia increases. Research indicates that genetics are one of the greatest risk factors of Alzheimer’s, but studies show that [...]

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia2017-04-06T09:46:15-07:00