Tag: Alzheimers

Young Onset Dementia

When the symptoms of dementia start before the age of 65, it is known as young onset dementia. In fact, 16,000 Canadians under the age of 65 are living with young onset dementia. While the diagnosis of dementia can be difficult for anyone, young onset dementia comes with its own unique set of challenges when … Continue reading Young Onset Dementia

Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease

In Canada, cognitive impairment and dementia are present in nearly 20% of the elderly population. Screening can help improve the chances of early detection, which provides the opportunity for adjustment to the diagnosis while lucid and allows them to actively participate in planning for their future. https://alzheimer.ca/en/Home/We-can-help/Resources/For-health-care-professionals/Screening-and-diagnosis

Read more