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Oct 02, 2014, 10:19 ET

Alzheimer Society of Canada applauds agreement to create national dementia plan

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes Health Minister Rona Ambrose's announcement yesterday that she and her...

Feb 11, 2014, 18:59 ET

Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes commitments to dementia research and caregiver support in Budget 2014

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for committing in Budget 2014 to advance...

Jan 07, 2014, 00:01 ET

Up to 50 per cent of Canadians with dementia wait too long for diagnosis

Early diagnosis keeps lives from unravelling says Alzheimer Society during Alzheimer Awareness Month TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - As many as 50...

Dec 11, 2013, 16:00 ET

Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes commitment of G8 countries to work together to address rising dementia crisis

LONDON, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Alzheimer Society of Canada applauds the leadership of the Canadian government and participating countries at...

Sep 20, 2013, 14:00 ET

Alzheimer Society of Canada calls for "Canadian Alzheimer's disease and dementia partnership"

83 per cent of Canadians want a national dementia strategy TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - On the eve of World Alzheimer's Day, the Alzheimer...

Feb 13, 2013, 08:00 ET

Alzheimer Society of Canada receives $1-million boost for research - Mother Parkers gift helps find a cure

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Alzheimer's research received a huge boost today as one of Canada's iconic brands Mother Parkers donated $1...

Jan 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

Alzheimer Society campaign tackles stigma of dementia

See me, not my disease. Let's talk about dementia. TORONTO, Jan. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Imagine a close friend tells you she has dementia. Would you...

Apr 11, 2012, 00:01 ET

World Health Organization and Alzheimer's Disease International say dementia must be a global health priority

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF CANADA ASKS: WHERE IN THE WORLD IS CANADA? TORONTO, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Landmark data released today by the World...