THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS ON CANADIANS LIVING WITH DEMENTIA- MARCH 26 2020

Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Saskia Sivananthan, Chief Science & KTE Officer, at the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

As we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 health crisis across Canada and abroad, we shine the spotlight on how this has been impacting vulnerable Canadians. In this case, the more than half a million of them (564,000) living with Dementia.

According to the Alzheimer Society, the disease is a very isolating one as it is and that this is only becoming intensified as our health authorities guide us towards physical separation amid the current pandemic.

You can go to www.alzheimer.ca to learn more about dementia, download helpful resources, and find programs and services available at your local or provincial Alzheimer Society.


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