Here's Why Canada Needs A National Dementia Strategy

Dr. William E. Reichman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. William E. Reichman

Here's the sobering truth: despite close to 40 years of substantial private and public investment, society has not come up with any meaningful medication to help those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Today, some 750,000 Canadians live with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Audiences Shouldn't Have to Put Up With Politicians 'Bringing Greetings'

Bob Ramsay | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Politics
Bob Ramsay

I recently paid $50 to attend a preview screening of the movie, Still Alice. The film was to start at 7 p.m. But it began 40 minutes late. Not only did executives of each of the sponsors insist on their (equal) time at the podium, but, much like victims of an interminable home invasion, the 500 of us in the audience had to endure "greetings" from three different politicians. Why do we put up with this?

Dancing for a Cause

Corinne Rusch Drutz | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Impact
Corinne Rusch Drutz

Canadians give of ourselves in many ways.In short, about half of us spend time shaping our communities and enabling charities and non-profit organizations to deliver programs and services to the other half.

How What You Eat Directly Affects How You Think

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

We might be striving for physical perfection when we put healthy meals on our plates, but it's possible we've been focusing on the wrong organs all al...

Is It Alzheimer's Or Absent-Mindedness? 12 Ways To Tell

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada Living

It's said that with age comes wisdom, but according to a study out of the Yale School of Medicine, the wisdom to handle multiple tasks can get muddled...

Forced Maturity: New Site Helps Teens Deal With Parents' Dementia

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - When June Shin's husband was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in late 2006, she could find no resources to help her three young children ...