Archive | May, 2019

Canada’s First Dementia Village Set to Open in July 2019

Langley, British Columbia will be home to Canada’s first Dementia village, which is set to open its doors in July 2019. The seniors living complex is the brainchild of Elroy Jespersen who developed the idea after being inspired by similar alternative approaches. The design stems from ideas of community living adopted by the Dutch housing […]

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Canadians Leading the Way in Alzheimer’s Research Using Artificial Intelligence

Canadian scientists are at the forefront of advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that will transform the future of diagnostics in the health care industry. Toronto based company, Winterlight, has designed an effective tool that enables doctors to assess Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly based on their speech pattern. Early findings are currently being used in […]

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’60 Minutes’ Takes An In-Depth look at Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)

Frontotemporal Dementia, commonly referred to as FTD is the number one form of Dementia for people under the age of 60. There is no known cause for this devastating disease that affects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain controlling personality and speech. Watch the full ’60 Minutes’ segment here: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/frontotemporal-dementia-devastating-prevalent-and-little-understood-60-minutes-2019-05-05/

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