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No appointment needed for breast screening on Oct. 21

Cancer Care Ontario is asking all women aged 50 to 54 to get a free mammogram, without appointment,...

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News | Oct 06, 2015

Public invited to Regent Park Community Health Centre

The new Regent Park Community Health Centre is inviting the public in to let local residents about the services being...

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Health | Oct 02, 2015

New guidebook available for caregivers dealing with dementia

Caring for someone with dementia is more like a marathon than a sprint. There are unrelenting days that test your...

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News | Oct 01, 2015

Animated film at Mindfest aims to promote understanding of mental illness

The Rendezvous with Madness (RWM) Film Festival and the University of Toronto’s psychiatry department are marking the third...

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News | Sep 29, 2015

YMCA could be coming to King and Spadina neighbourhood

Should all go according to plan, the King and Spadina neighbourhood will become home to a new YMCA facility. The new YMCA...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
News | Sep 23, 2015

Kay Gardner to be honoured helping create for Beltline Park path at special ceremony

Many people have enjoyed walking or biking along the Kay Gardner Beltline path, but far fewer have had the chance to...

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Health | Sep 23, 2015
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PART ONE: Mobilizing policymakers and stakeholders ‘critical’ to addressing impending dementia wave

Mobilizing policymakers to effect change

Etobicoke Guardian | by Laura DaSilva
Sep 23, 2015

VOICES: Family caregivers need better PSW support to keep loved ones with dementia at home

Beverly Verwey believes home is where the heart should stay. In 2007, she gave her mother Betty the option to move into...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Laura DaSilva
Sep 23, 2015

4 common types of dementia

Dementia is the loss of mental functions, such as thinking, memory, and reasoning severe enough to interfere with a...

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Sep 23, 2015

Baycrest turns to innovative, creative solutions to maintaining quality of life among the elderly

Jaws dropped when the senior at Baycrest Health Sciences appeared in a flamenco dress, with a red rose in her hair and...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

The stigma of dementia among ethnic cultures can bring shame and guilt

It was a cold winter day when a woman in her 40s discovered her mother, who had dementia, wandering in the snow without a...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

Memory & Company offers a health club-like program for those with Alzheimer’s

As a young volunteer and recreation therapist working in long-term care homes, Ashley Kwong had seen the worst of the worst....

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

Ryerson’s caring clowns school teaches mature students how to bring humour to the elderly

What’s so funny about dementia? Caring Clowns say there’s plenty to smile about, even if you do have Alzheimer disease...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

3 benefits of an effective Ontario dementia strategy

Dementia has been identified as a major contributor to increased wait times for emergency care and long-term care, increased...

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Sep 23, 2015

Programs like Hogewey in the Netherlands, leading the field on dementia management

Across the globe, and here at home, innovations and dementia-friendly management programs are helping to break down stigma...

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Kim Zarzour
Sep 23, 2015

VIDEO: Be a Dementia Friend, says actor Eric Peterson

Using humour and good advice, a video featuring Canadian actor Eric Peterson encourages us to register as a Dementia Friend....

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Sep 23, 2015

Canada could see 1.4M people living with dementia by 2031: ASC

As The Canadian population ages, we are seeing a growth in the country’s dementia problem. In 2011, 747,000 Canadians...

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