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  • Wendy Williams documentary called ‘exploitative’ by star’s publicist, fans
    Ahead of the documentary's release, Wendy Williams and her team revealed the star was diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia.
    Entertainment
    Feb 28
  • Wendy Williams diagnosed with rare form of dementia, speech disorder
    Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with the same combination of disorders that actor Bruce Willis is experiencing, according to a statement made on the former host's behalf.
    Entertainment
    Feb 22
  • Researchers investigate theory linking severe menopausal symptoms to dementia
    A University of Calgary study suggests that severe symptoms of menopause can act as early warning signs for dementia.
    Health
    Feb 12
  • Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson has dementia, family seeks conservatorship
    One of Brian Wilson's doctors said in the conservatorship documents that Wilson is "easily distracted" and "often makes spontaneous irrelevant or incoherent utterances."
    Entertainment
    Feb 16
  • Calgary fitness organizations partner with Alzheimer Calgary to help people stave off dementia
    Many people are also turning to fitness for prevention, specifically for staving off dementia.
    Health
    Jan 27
  • Young-onset dementia growing in Canada. What’s behind this rise?
    A growing number of Canadians are developing dementia in their 60s, 50s, 40s and even earlier, and experts are not sure exactly what is behind the worrisome rise.
    Canada
    Jan 22
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  • Guelph hospital implements new dementia program for emergency room patients
    The program was launched at the hospital in January to coincide with Alzheimer's Awareness Month.
    Health
    Jan 24
  • Rising dementia rates among Asian Canadians call for culturally safe services: Report
    By 2050, almost one out of every four people who develop dementia in Canada will be of Asian origin, a 785 per cent increase from 2020, says a report released this week.
    Health
    Jan 24
  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan: ‘40% of dementias are preventable’
    "Attendees will learn all about dementia - What the early warning signs are, some of the risk factors and how to get support from the Alzheimer's Society with diagnosis."
    Health
    Jan 17
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  • Dementia projected to surge 273% in Indigenous communities while support services lacking
    New research from the Alzheimer Society projects dementia to surge 273% among Indigenous people in the coming decades
    Health
    Jan 22
  • Drug to treat agitation in Alzheimer’s patients approved in Canada
    Health Canada has approved an oral drug to treat symptoms of agitation associated with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease in patients.
    Canada
    Jan 25
  • Alzheimer’s awareness month sheds light on dementia challenges in Manitoba
    Erin Crawford from the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba says around 3,400 Manitobans are expected to develop dementia this year. 
    Health
    Jan 7
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  • Call for Silver Alert in B.C. after North Okanagan senior goes missing
    The Silver Alert will target the vulnerable population, including people with dementia.
    Canada
    Jan 7
  • Family of missing Winnipeg man with dementia concerned about his safety
    The family of a missing 82-year-old man is looking for their loved one last seen in Winnipeg, hoping to find any evidence they can of where he may be.
    Crime
    Dec 27, 2023
  • Family of N.B. man ‘shocked’ after dementia patient goes missing after hospital visit
    Friends and family of a New Brunswick senior are demanding answers, after they say a man with dementia wandered out of an emergency room last week.
    Canada
    Dec 18, 2023
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  • Ottawa, B.C. commit $733M to seniors’ health care
    The B.C. government will report on its progress annually against established performance targets as a condition of the $733-million deal.
    Health
    Feb 12
  • A blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease? Here’s how it may look
    A simple blood test has the potential to accurately screen for Alzheimer's disease before symptoms start to show, according to a recent study.
    Health
    Jan 24
  • More long-term care beds announced for North Okanagan
    “People in Vernon and around B.C. deserve good health care at every stage of life and that’s why we’re providing high-quality, long-term care,” Premier David Eby said.
    Health
    Feb 2
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  • Celebrating Galentine’s Day? How this unofficial holiday can boost your health
    Galentine's Day originated in 2011 from the television show Parks and Recreation and since the episode aired over a decade ago it's grown in popularity.
    Health
    Feb 13
  • Why thousands of rural Ontarians may be at risk of losing their doctor
    Roughly 10,000 patients in rural Ontario could lose their doctor due to a provincial funding decision that splits a small town into haves and have-nots, a clinic director warns.
    Canada
    Feb 27
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