Promising new avenue to explore treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Declines in plasticity – the brain's ability to adapt – may underlie memory problems In an innovative study, researchers at the Centre for Addiction and...

Bringing the power of play to dementia care

By llan Mester Who says playing is just for children? Adults can benefit from a dose of creativity and fun as well. That’s the philosophy...

Restless nights: Dementia and sleep

By Pamela Stoikopoulos Those with dementia sometimes find it difficult to sleep well at night for different reasons. This can be challenging for everyone involved...

Why music works in dementia care

By Bev Foster Music accompanies us on our journey and connects us to people, places and events in our lives. It is cross-coded into life...

Caregiver SOS: Depression in dementia patients can be tackled

My dad was diagnosed with dementia a couple of years ago. word Now I notice that he is restless and crying. Is this sadness...

Dementia: A challenge for all

By Yves Joanette & Flamine Alary Over the last decade, many countries, including Canada, have felt the rising tide of dementia. The numbers of Canadians...