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Dementia: campaign aims to reduce stigma

Almost half of Canadians would not want people to know they had dementia, according to a survey done for the Alzheimer Society. The poll suggests 46 per cent of respondents would feel ashamed or embarrassed if they had dementia and »

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Attitudes towards dementia need change: group

There are many misconceptions and outdated attitudes towards dementia, says Mary Schulz, education director at the Alzheimer Society of Canada. The society has just kicked off a social-media campaign to reduce the stigma around the disease. Stigma can be worse »

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This week, Terry Haig, Wojtek Gwiazda, and Marc Montgomery present a several items of interest. First we hear of the the Northwest Territories gaining new powers as the federal government signs a deal handing over some of its authority in »