Sep 23, 2014
By Valerie Massie
On This Edition of The Zoomer Week in Review:
All across Toronto and beyond, people were shocked and saddened by the news of Mayor Rob Ford’s tumour. It should be a wake up call for men and women of a certain age – regular screening is an important part of your personal health and longevity. We’ll learn more from Dr. Linda Rabeneck, VP of Prevention and Cancer Control with Cancer Care Ontario.
Plus, Canada’s Federal Government announced the first step in their national initiative on dementia research. It’s an investment of thirty-one-and-a-half million dollars for research on Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Libby will talk to Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Canada, about what this investment means and what the next steps need to be.