Dementia

Dementia is a general term that refers to the physical changes and resulting decline in many brain functions that occur due to a variety of causes. Learn more about dementia, its impact on the brain, and how to keep your brain healthy.

General Information

What is dementia?
http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/What-is-dementia

Alzheimer’s disease
http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease

Parkinson’s disease
http://www.parkinson.ca/site/c.kgLNIWODKpF/b.5184077/k.CDD1/What_is_Parkinsons.htm

Various Links
Communication Tips for Family Members of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease-[Video] produced by Dr. Susan Lane
Learn about dementia and how Canada is helping those who live with the disease