News Coverage

April

April 29, 2019: Reducing stigma and promoting inclusion as part of the process (via the Globe and Mail)

April 27, 2019: Opinion: “Unbefriended” seniors are the forgotten population (via Calgary Hereald)

April 22, 2019: To your health: Stigma a huge issue for dementia patients (via Medicine Hat News)

April 17, 2019: University can be hard. It’s even harder when you’re 81 and have Alzheimer’s (via the Toronto Star)

April 13, 2019: With a looming aging crisis, who is helping the caregivers? (via the Globe and Mail)

April 5, 2019: Roberts: Let’s talk about how we can ease the burden of caregivers (via the Ottawa Citizen)

April 2, 2019: Canadians need to care more about caregivers, according to researcher (via U of T News)

March

March 29, 2019: CATHERINE SHEPHERD: Keeping active with dementia (via the Cape Breton Post)

March 29, 2019: Canada’s national strategy on dementia must break the cycle of shame (via the Toronto Star)

March 18, 2019: Many don’t understand dementia, Alzheimer’s (via Medicine Hat News)

March 16, 2019: One man’s tips for staying sharp despite dementia (via Personal Health News)

March 6, 2019: Ford: Politicians neglect growing need for seniors care at our peril (via the Calgary Herald)

March 4, 2019: How much a dementia patient needs to know (via the New Yorker)

March 3, 2019: FARDY: Living with dementia and the worry that comes with (via the Chronicle Herald)

February

February 27, 2019: ‘There is a life to live after diagnosis’: UBC study probes stigma on dementia (via the Caledonia Courier)

February 27, 2019: Dementia law report recommends better oversight on health care consent (via the Province)

February 26, 2019: Author and Alzheimer’s activist Caron Leid steps outside her comfort zone to comfort others (via YouAreUNLTED)

February 26, 2019: A hidden nation cares for loved ones with dementia (via the Tyee)

February 15, 2019: CATHERINE SHEPHERD: Overcoming stigma around dementia (via Cape Breton Post)

February 14, 2019: ‘The loneliest disease on earth’: The struggle and stigma of early onset Alzheimer’s (via the Hamilton Spectator)

February 5, 2019: OPINION: Don’t dehumanize people with dementia (via the Chronicle Herald)

February 4, 2019: Understanding dementia, erasing the stigma (via Grey-Bruce This Week)

January

January 31, 2019: Leonard family navigates tough journey through Alzheimer’s (via the Western Star)

January 28, 2019: Recognizing Alzheimer’s Awareness Month locally (via Daily Herald Tribune)

January 28, 2019: Video: What you need to know about dementia & Alzheimer’s (via Breakfast Television)

January 28, 2019: FARDY: Thoughts, talk of dementia put aside for holiday (via the Chronicle Herald)

January 26, 2019: Alzheimer Society working to train people how to be ‘dementia friendly‘ (via CBC)

January 24, 2019: ‘Get as much help as you can,’ says Alberta couple navigating Alzheimer’s diagnosis (via CBC News)

January 24, 2019: ‘No one would even talk about it:’ person with dementia says stigma is decreasing (via CTV News)

January 24, 2019: Campaign aims to change attitudes toward dementia (via Cowichan Valley Citizen)

January 24, 2019: Alzheimer Awareness Month challenges attitudes about dementia (via Nanaimo News Bulletin)

January 24, 2019: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Interview with Gord Grant (via Global Regina)

January 24, 2019: ‘We’re not the walking dead,’ says Toronto man with dementia (via Toronto.com)

January 23, 2019: Generations apart, caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s toll (North Shore News)

January 23, 2019: Dementia: Helping You Understand (via the Alzheimer Society of London and Middlesex)

January 23, 2019: Health Minister marks Alzheimer’s Awareness month in Stony Plain (via the Stony Plain Reporter)

January 23, 2019: Learning more about living with dementia (via the Sackville Tribune Post)

January 23, 2019: It’s time to address the stigma of dementia (via the Record)

January 20, 2019: Surrey resident to speak about erasing Alzheimer’s disease stigma (via the Surrey Now-Leader)

January 19, 2019: Brave voices challenge attitudes about dementia (via the Delta Optimist)

January 18, 2019: Vancouver Island to see first publicly-funded ‘dementia village’ in Comox Valley (via Global News)

January 18, 2019: Sharing stories about dementia (via the Lethbridge Herald)

January 17, 2019: How Canadian long-term care homes are revolutionizing memory care (via Senior Living Blog)

January 17, 2019: Ida Ryhorchuk: Living with dementia (via the Battleford News-Optimist)

January 17, 2019: Alzheimer Society campaign working to help Canadians understand dementia (via OMNI Health Care)

January 17, 2019: January proclaimed Alzheimer’s Awareness Month (via My Yellowknife Now)

January 16, 2019: Living life to the fullest with Alzheimer’s – an Okanagan couple’s story (via BC Local News)

January 16, 2019: Reflecting on the impact of dementia in a loved one (via Red Deer Express)

January 16, 2019: Improve care and quality of life for dementia patients, expert panel urges (via CBC)

January 16, 2019: National dementia strategy should include input from patients, caregivers: report (via the Lethbridge Herald)

January 15, 2019: Video: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – Interview with Nalini Sen, Director, Research Program at the Alzheimer Society of Canada (via OMNI News)

January 15, 2019: SENIOR SCENE: Alzheimer Awareness Month (via The Intelligencer)

January 15, 2019: Penticton couple shares story of their dementia journey to raise awareness (via Global News)

January 15, 2019: Carolyn and Derek Burrage know about living with dementia (via Sachem.ca)

January 14, 2019: Alzheimer Society aims to show what it’s like living with dementia (via Strategy)

January 14, 2019: 6 myths people still believe about dementia (via Victoria News)

January 14, 2019: Living with dementia (via the Winnipeg Free Press)

January 14, 2019: Video: Dementia advocate Ron Robert talks about Alzheimer Awareness Month (via CTV News)

January 13, 2019: Nova Scotia woman living with dementia wants stigma to end (via Halifax Today)

January 12, 2019: ‘We are here. We will continue to live well’ (via North Bay Nugget)

January 11, 2019: Alzheimer Society raises flag for awareness at city hall in Cornwall (via Cornwall Standard-Freeholder)

January 11, 2019: Classroom helps student recover past, fight future (via Western News)

January 11, 2019: Mom’s dementia gave me a gift I never expected (via the Globe and Mail)

January 11, 2019: Living with dementia and sharing their stories (via Barrie Today)

January 11, 2019: National campaign ‘Yes. I live with dementia’ aims to improve Alzheimer understanding (via the Oak Bay News)

January 10, 2019: Alzheimer awareness work continues (East Kootenay News Online Weekly)

January 10, 2019: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month focuses on bolstering both awareness and understanding (via Red Deer Express)

January 10, 2019: ‘Yes I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.’ (via OrilliaMatters.com)

January 10, 2019: ‘Education and awareness was the key to understanding my husband’s dementia diagnosis’ (via SouthWesternOntario.ca)

January 9, 2019: Life with dementia: Ron and Sue’s story (via the Goderich Signal-Star)

January 8, 2019: Audio: Going for grades after 80 (via London Morning)

January 8, 2019: Audio: The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada releases a new campaign to better the lives of people with dementia: “Yes. I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.” [starts at 39:56] (via Kelly and Company)

January 8, 2019: Becoming informed on dementia (via the Clearwater Times)

January 8, 2019: Living with dementia: ‘I can’t let it stop me,’ says Windsor woman (via the Windsor Star)

January 8, 2019: Muskoka caregiver Peggy Lapierre shares her story dealing with ‘insidious’ dementia (via MuskokaRegion.com)

January 8, 2019: P.E.I. woman gives voice to dementia (via CBC)

January 8, 2019: How this 81-year-old King’s student is fighting back against Alzheimer’s (via CBC)

January 8, 2019: Video: This 81-year-old with dementia got an A in his university class (via CTV Your Morning)

January 7, 2019: Helping change the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease one story at a time (via the Alzheimer Society of York Region)

January 7, 2019: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Innovating for Impact (via the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation)

January 7, 2019: Help stop the stigma about dementia during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month (via Nation Valley News)

January 7, 2019: Video: ‘Now I’ve got a new bucket list’ (via CTV News)

January 7, 2019: Following Alzheimer’s diagnosis, this 81-year-old Ont. man enrolled in university (via CTV News)

January 7, 2019: Video: Nova Scotians living with dementia share their experiences (via CTV News Atlantic)

January 7, 2019: Audio: Alzheimer Society of Manitoba launches new campaign called #ILiveWithDementia (via The Start)

January 7, 2019: Video: Raising awareness for those living with Alzheimer’s (via Global News)

January 7, 2019: Student making headlines as Alzheimer’s spokesperson (via King’s University College)

January 7, 2019: “Yes. I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.” (via the Ottawa Citizen)

January 7, 2019: Canadians with dementia lead Alzheimer Society campaign: “Yes. I live with dementia. Let me help you understand.” (via the Alzheimer Society)

January 3, 2019: Column: Difficulty of dealing with dementia (via the Vernon Morning Star)


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