First-Ever Canadian Dementia Strategy Announced

On June 17th, 2019 Health Minister Ginette Petitpas released “A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire”, Canada’s first-ever national Dementia strategy.

The plan is a significant milestone for people in Canada who are living with Dementia, their careproviders, and family members. For the first time ever, there is a national plan in place with a targeted approach that will increase awareness, ensure timely diagnosis, and enhance care and community supports.

You can read the full strategy here:

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/dementia-strategy.html

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