In the News

Almost daily we hear news stories about new health-related research findings. Some make claims about how effective a product or treatment is while others cause fear.

You don’t have to be an expert to make sense of media stories. Here are some ways to help you makes sense of the article.

About research:

  • Has the study been conducted with people? Laboratory or animal research is useful, but unless tested in people, there’s no guarantee that it’s safe for human use.
  • How many people are included in the study? The larger the study, the better.
  • What method was used in the study? Randomized controlled clinical trials give the most useful information about whether a treatment or a lifestyle change is effective.
  • What is the context? The research should be in line with previous studies. Results repeated several times appear to be more valid.

About an article:

  • Read beyond the captivating headlines. Be cautious about claims of “proof”, “cause” or “cure” or absolute recommendations based only on one study.
  • Consider the source. Credible research is conducted by a respected scientific or medical expert and published in a reputable, peer-reviewed journal.
  • Check with local professionals and experts about the credibility of the news story. Communicate your concerns about a topic with your doctor, pharmacist, librarian or health organizations; they can give helpful advice.

 

Recent headlines

(The Alzheimer Society does not necessarily agree with or endorse any of the following articles)

Ellett visits Seine River Retirement Residence
The Lance
March 31, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/Ellett-visits-Seine-River-Retirement-Residence-417833013.html

Purple ring symbol could stigmatize dementia patients: Alzheimer Society
CBC Manitoba
March 21, 2017
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-purple-ring-1.4035978

NDP blocks Tory MLA’s Silver Alert effort
Winnipeg Free Press
April 14, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/tory-mlas-silver-alert-bill-debated-in-house-416152864.html

Severe Shortage Of Care-Home Beds For Aggressive Dementia Patients
CJOB
March 6, 2017
http://www.cjob.com/2017/03/06/severe-shortage-of-care-home-beds-for-aggressive-dementia-patients/

Isleifson pushes for Silver Alert system
Brandon Sun
March 2, 2017
http://www.brandonsun.com/local/isleifson-confident-his-silver-alert-bill-will-progress-416490394.html

Manitoba MLA to table bill calling for Silver Alert to help find missing senior
CBC News
March 2, 2017
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-silver-alert-seniors-1.4006064

Salem Home Looks To Expand As Early Onset Dementia Grips Winkler
Pembina Valley Online
February 21, 2017
https://www.pembinavalleyonline.com/local/salem-home-looks-to-expand-as-early-onset-dementia-grips-winkler

Motion as Medicine
Winnipeg Free Press
Jan. 30, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/motion-as-medicine-412117613.html#have-your-say

Manitoba faces financial crunch as home care demands expected to soar
Yahoo News
Jan. 26, 2017
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/manitoba-faces-financial-crunch-home-201326688.html

Reconnecting After Caregiving
The Metro
Jan. 23, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/metro/Reconnecting-after-caregiving-411561135.html

Education Key for Alzheimer Awareness
The Brandon Sun
Jan. 21, 2017
http://www.brandonsun.com/local/education-key-for-alzheimer-awareness-411395105.html

Parkland Alzheimer Society celebrating partnership with MudRun
The Dauphin Herald
Jan. 17, 2017
https://www.alzheimer.mb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/MUDRun-2.pdf

New Campaign Launched for Alzheimer Awareness Month
The Lance
Jan. 16, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/New-campaign-launched-for-Alzheimer-Awareness-Month-410875085.html

Action for Alzheimer’s
The Dauhpin Herald
Jan. 10, 2017
https://www.alzheimer.mb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Paper-AD-2.pdf

Occasional kiss on the lips is her gift
Winnipeg Free Press
Jan. 10, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/occasional-kiss-on-the-lips-is-her-gift-410197865.html

Journal Q&A with Darren Dreger
Westman Journal
Jan. 10, 2017
http://www.westmanjournal.com/interviews/journal-q-a-with-darren-dreger-1.6853725

Living close to high-traffic roadway raises dementia risk, study suggests
Winnipeg Free Press
Jan. 5, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/living-close-to-high-traffic-roadway-raises-dementia-risk-study-suggests-409758575.html

Head First
Winnipeg Free Press
Jan.3, 2017
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/head-first-409445445.html

U of M scientist gets $1.7M to work on Alzheimer’s treatment
Winnipeg Free Press
Dec. 13, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/u-of-m-scientist-gets-17m-to-work-on-alzheimers-treatment-406366255.html

Manitoba has the highest rate of hospital deaths in Canada: report
Winnipeg Free Press
Nov. 29, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/manitoba-has-highest-rate-of-hospital-deaths-in-canada-report-403678006.html

Failed study, dimmed hopes in hunt for Alzheimer’s treatment
Winnipeg Free Press
Nov. 23, 2016
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/failed-study-dimmed-hopes-in-hunt-for-alzheimer-s-treatment-1.3173062

Dementia bill could unlock big research money
CJOB
Nov. 21, 2016
http://www.cjob.com/syn/110/136714/dementia-bill-could-unlock-big-research-money

Health Minister Jane Philpott brought to tears over father’s dementia
Winnipeg Free Press
Nov. 15, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/canada-needs-a-national-strategy-to-deal-with-dementia-says-senator-401310545.html

$4M donation for modern Alzheimer unit from trucking magnate
Winnipeg Free Press 
Oct. 29, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/4-m-donation-for-modern-alzheimer-unit-399131461.html

Raising Money and Awareness for Alzheimer’s with Coffee
Steinbachonline.com
Oct. 28, 2016
http://steinbachonline.com/local/raising-money-and-awareness-for-alzheimer-s-with-coffee

In praise of the ‘invisible crutch’
Winnipeg Free Press
Oct 22, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/in-praise-of-the-invisible-crutch-398010321.html

Study names everyday factors that can increase risk of dementia
CTVNews
Oct 12, 2016
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/study-names-everyday-factors-that-can-increase-risk-of-dementia-1.3111591?hootPostID=a56d24109992943c7d2c196d6b2f4bd0

Alzheimer Society offers telehealth seminars
The Stonewall Argus
Oct 6, 2016
https://www.alzheimer.mb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Alzheimer-Society-offers-telehealth-seminars1.pdf

Samaritan group knit, crochet 35 ‘twiddle muffs’ for dementia
CBC News
Oct 1, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/samaritan-groups-knits-25-twiddle-muffs-dimentia-patients-1.3787232

At 21, she had to put her life on hold to care for her mom with Alzheimer’s
CBC News
Sept 24, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/alzheimers-young-caregiver-1.3776210

Ottawa Hospital ‘lost’ Alzheimer’s patient five times in one week, wife says.
National Post
August 7, 2016
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/we-cant-find-your-husband-ottawa-hospital-lost-alzheimers-patient-five-times-in-one-week-wife-says

ProMIS Neurosciences Reports Highlights from the 2016 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference
Canadian Newswire
August 3, 2016
http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/promis-neurosciences-reports-highlights-from-the-2016-alzheimers-association-international-conference-589040391.html

University of Waterloo researchers behind the new diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease
CBC News
July 28, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/diagnostic-tool-alzheimers-disease-1.3696876

Dementia research at University of Calgary could help with early detection and treatment
CBC News
July 26, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/dementia-university-of-calgary-checklist-1.3694960

Canadian Technology that uses speech to track Alzheimer’s captures First Prize at AGE-WELL pitch competition
Canadian Newswire
July 26, 2016
http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/canadian-technology-that-uses-speech-to-track-alzheimers-captures-first-prize-at-age-well-pitch-competition-588257732.html

Brain Canada and the Alzheimer’s Association partner to fund Alzheimer’s and dementia research in Canada
Canadian Newswire
July 25, 2016
http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/brain-canada-and-the-alzheimers-association-partner-to-fund-alzheimers-and-dementia-research-in-canada-588123662.html

Watch for behaviour changes for clues of dementia onset
The National Post
July 25, 2016
http://news.nationalpost.com/health/watch-for-behaviour-changes-for-clues-of-dementia-onset?__lsa=d4d4-28d3

It’s Time for Canada to Lead in Brain Research
The Globe and Mail
July 13, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/its-time-for-canada-to-lead-on-brain-research/article30902352/

A Walk a Day Keeps Your Memory from going Away
The Globe and Mail
July 13, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/a-walk-a-day-keeps-your-memory-from-going-away/article30885729/

Toronto foundation doubles funding for Alzheimer’s Research
The Globe and Mail
July 13, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto-foundation-doubles-funding-for-alzheimers-research/article30894959/

Husbands take Cooking Class to help care for wives with Alzheimer’s
CBC News
July 9, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/alzheimers-cooking-class-montreal-1.3672074

Intimate Documentary Explores Spirit of the West singer’s journey with Alzheimer’s
CTV News
June 30, 2016
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/intimate-documentary-explores-spirit-of-the-west-singer-s-journey-with-alzheimer-s-1.2966002

Pat Summit, dies at 64 from early onset Alzheimer’s
The Washington Post
June 28, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/pat-summitt-legendary-former-coach-of-lady-vols-dies-at-64/2016/06/28/9f73ddea-3d18-11e6-80bc-d06711fd2125_story.html

Joint Venture
Winnipeg Free Press
June 29, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/joint-venture-384483181.html

Alzheimer’s Walk brings out bigger crowd
730 CKMD Dauphin
June 22, 2016
http://www.730ckdm.com/index.php/news/item/11298-alzheimer-s-walk-brings-out-bigger-crowd

Imaging technique could shed new light on Alzheimer’s disease
CBC News
June 17, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/alzheimer-s-disease-imaging-1.3638705

Senate passes ammended assisted-dying bill
Globe and Mail
June 15, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/assisted-dying-bill/article30482321/

Morden Walk for Alzheimer’s
Morden Times
June 15, 2016
http://cdn-s3.myvirtualpaper.com/m/morden-times/morden_times-0616/2016061501/upload/morden-times-201606160000-morden_times-0616.pdf

Manitoban’s come together to walk for Alzheimer’s
CBC News
June 14, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-alzheimers-walk-1.3634734

Alzheimer’s patient falls in hospital, family calls for Care Home bed after long wait
CBC News
June 14, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/alzheimer-s-fall-hospital-1.3633457

Walk for Alzheimer’s coming to a town near you
Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press
June 10, 2016
http://www.mywestman.ca/community-news/5398-walk-for-alzheimer-s-coming-to-a-town-near-you

Young People more susceptible to stroke and dementia
CBC News Halifax
June 9, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/stroke-dementia-halifax-neurologist-heart-and-stroke-foundation-1.3622633

Stroke more than doubles risk of dementia
CBC News
June 9, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/stroke-dementia-hsf-1.3623562

Senate scraps ‘near-death’ requirement on assisted dying bill
The Globe and Mail
June 8, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/senate-scraps-near-death-requirement-on-assisted-dying-bill/article30363348/

Walk for Alzheimers coming up on June 14
The Lance, Canstar Community News
June 8, 2016
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/Walk-for-Alzheimers-coming-up-on-June-14-381982561.html

How you can join an Alzheimers walk on June 14 at The Forks
Global News Morning Winnipeg
June 7, 2016
http://globalnews.ca/video/2746327/how-you-can-join-an-alzheimers-walk-on-june-14-at-the-forks

Why we need better end-of-life policies in seniors’ residences
Globe and Mail
April 12, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/a-cautionary-tale-of-long-term-care/article29610050/

 

‘250 more’ footballers with degenerative brain disease
BBC News
April 12, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-36015489


New Kenora clinic to help dementia patients and their caregivers
CBC News
March 14, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/kenora-dementia-clinic-1.3490233


When Do We Hang Up Our Keys
Pembina Valley Online
March 13, 2016
http://www.pembinavalleyonline.com/local/49114-when-do-we-hang-up-our-keys


Alzheimer Society hosts Dementia Care conference in Winnipeg
Global News
March 7, 2016
http://globalnews.ca/news/2561310/alzheimer-society-hosts-dementia-care-conference-in-winnipeg/


Nearly half Canadian seniors in long-term facilities on antipsychotic meds: report
The Globe and Mail
February 25, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/nearly-half-canadian-seniors-in-long-term-facilities-on-antipsychotic-meds-report/article28901947/


Dawna Friesen: ‘Diagnosis of dementia isn’t the end. It’s the beginning.’
Global News
January 6, 2016
http://globalnews.ca/news/2436724/dawna-friesen-diagnosis-of-dementia-isnt-the-end-its-the-beginning/?preview_id=2436724


Lumosity to Pay $2 Million to Settle FTC Deceptive Advertising Charges for Its “Brain Training” Program
Federal Trade Commission, United States
January 5, 2016
https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2016/01/lumosity-pay-2-million-settle-ftc-deceptive-advertising-charges

New online campaign hopes to share stories of dementia, eliminate stigma
Global News
January 5, 2016
http://globalnews.ca/news/2435852/new-online-campaign-hopes-to-share-stories-of-dementia-eliminate-stigma/

 

People with Alzheimer’s can live fulfilling lives
MyToba.ca
January 5, 2016
http://mytoba.ca/life/alzheimers-still-here/


Online campaign advocating for Alzheimer patients
CTV Morning Live
January 5, 2015
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=781345


Still here and still living well: Campaign addresses fear of dementia
Winnipeg Free Press
January 5, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/campaign-addresses-fear-of-dementia-364209211.html


Dementia’s stigma challenged
CBC News
January 5, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/dementia-misconceptions-1.3389164


Wave of dementia behind 12 homicides has Ontario nursing homes pleading for help from province
National Post
January 5, 2015
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/wave-of-dementia-behind-12-homicides-has-ontario-nursing-homes-pleading-for-help


Brain of dead football player, 25, showed CTE damage after 10 concussions
CBC News
January 4, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/cte-football-young-1.3388315


MDs should screen for cognitive impairment in seniors only if symptoms present: task force
CTV News
November 30, 2015
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/mds-should-screen-for-cognitive-impairment-in-seniors-only-if-symptoms-present-task-force-1.2680405

 

A pill that will take you to 120 and cure Alzheimer’s? Yes, that was too good to be true
National Post
November 30, 2015
http://news.nationalpost.com/health/a-pill-that-will-take-you-to-120-and-cure-alzheimers-yes-that-was-too-good-to-be-true

 

No more Alzheimer’s? World’s first anti-aging drug could let you live more than 120 years in good health
National Post
November 29, 2015
http://news.nationalpost.com/health/no-more-alzheimers-worlds-first-anti-aging-drug-could-let-you-live-more-than-120-years-in-good-health

 

Alzheimer’s chapter has much at stake in split
San Diego Tribune
November 29, 2015
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/nov/29/alzheimers-association-secession-san-diego/


Does domestic violence lead to dementia? Researchers urge more study
CTV News
November 24, 2015
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/does-domestic-violence-lead-to-dementia-researchers-urge-more-study-1.2667000?autoPlay=true

 

Many dying hospital patients marked for CPR, even if they don’t want it
CBC – As it Happens
November 24, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-tuesday-edition-1.3333596/many-dying-hospital-patients-marked-for-cpr-even-if-they-don-t-want-it-1.3333598

 

Health-care workers don’t understand Manitoba health privacy act, expert says
CBC News
November 2, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/health-care-workers-don-t-understand-manitoba-health-privacy-act-expert-says-1.3300963

 

Care costs for seniors forecast to more than double by 2026
CBC News
November 3, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/continuing-care-seniors-1.3301623?cmp=rss

 

Fundraiser should be a trivial affair
Canstar – The Lance
October 13, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/Fundraiser-should-be-a-trivial-affair–332412542.html


Abuse of Deer Lodge Centre residents prompts police investigation
CBC News
September 10, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/abuse-of-deer-lodge-centre-residents-prompts-police-investigation-1.3219221

 

Alzheimer’s traces found seeded in autopsied brains, scientists report
CBC News
September 9, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/alzheimers-transmission-1.3220931


Minds in Motion Alzheimer’s program expanding
Winnipeg Free Press
September 2, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/Minds-in-Motion-324019181.html


‘Missing link’ could hold clues to Alzheimer’s
Winnipeg Free Press
August 22, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/world/missing-link-could-hold-clues-to-alzheimers-322577081.html


Dollars for delving into dementia
Winnipeg Free Press
August 19, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/dollars-for-delving-into-dementia-322249901.html


$500K for dementia research at Winnipeg hospital
Brandon Sun
August 19, 2015
http://www.brandonsun.com/local/500k-for-dementia-research-at-winnipeg-hospital-322243961.html?thx=y


Dementia research nets $500K in research funds over 5 years
CBC
August 18, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/dementia-research-nets-500k-in-research-funds-over-5-years-1.3194986?cmp=rss


Funding For Dementia Research Announced
CJOB
August 18, 2015
http://www.cjob.com/2015/08/18/81754/

 

Manitoba government helps fund research into Alzheimer’s dementia
Brandon Sun
August 18, 2015
http://www.brandonsun.com/national/breaking-news/manitoba-government-helps-fund-research-into-alzheimers-dementia-322242201.html


Has Biogen found the ‘Goldilocks’ dose for Alzheimer’s drug?
CNBC
July 17, 2015
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/17/has-biogen-found-the-goldilocks-dose-for-alzheimers-drug.html


Alzheimer’s depicted: Memory fades, but life goes on
The Globe and Mail
June 28, 2015
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/alzheimers-depicted-memory-fades-but-life-goes-on/article25146389/

 

11-year old girl launches her book
CTV News
June 27, 2015
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=645754&binId=1.1206917&playlistPageNum=1


Alzheimer’s-related gene has bigger impact on women than men
CBC News
June 29, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/alzheimer-s-related-gene-has-bigger-impact-on-women-than-men-1.3131752

 

The power of music brings back long lost memories
Winnipeg Free Press
June 25, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/The-power-of-music-brings-back-long-lost-memories-309950661.html

 

Prescription without diagnosis
Winnipeg Free Press
June 13, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/long-reads/Administering-drugs-without-a-diagnisis-307134941.html

 

Rural nursing homes lack drug oversight
Winnipeg Free Press
June 15, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/rural-nursing-homes-lack-drug-oversight-307331001.html

 

‘Memory Walk’ Paces for Those Living with Dementia
Chrisd.ca
June 7, 2015
http://www.chrisd.ca/2015/06/07/memory-walk-alzheimer-society-of-manitoba-winnipeg-the-forks/

 

A look inside the Alzheimer world
Westman Journal
June 5, 2015
http://www.westmanjournal.com/opinion/editorial/a-look-inside-the-alzheimer-world-1.1959241

 

A source of hope in early-onset dementia
Globe and Mail
June 4, 2015
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/a-source-of-hope-in-early-onset-dementia/article24806048/?cmpid=rss1&click=dlvr.it


After a man is killed in a care home, inquest finds a need for behavioural units
Winnipeg Free Press
May 28, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/editors-picks/Fatal-encounter–305422731.html

 

Alzheimer’s Society helps Mary and many others
Westman Journal
May 28, 2015
http://www.westmanjournal.com/news/local-news/alzheimer-s-society-helps-mary-and-many-others-1.1951246


Dementia: 5 things to know about people who wander
CBC News
May 19, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/dementia-5-things-to-know-about-people-who-wander-1.3078963

 

Retirement home turns back the clock for dementia patients
Winnipeg Sun
May 17, 2015
http://www.winnipegsun.com/2015/05/17/retirement-home-turns-back-the-clock-for-dementia-patients


Man who shone light on Alzheimer’s dies
Winnipeg Free Press
April 29, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/man-who-shone-light-on-alzheimers-dies-301655161.html


The age-old question of seniors’ sexuality
Winnipeg Free Press
April 25, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/columnists/The-age-old-question-of-seniors-sexuality-301302491.html


Blurred Lines: Sexual consent for people with dementia
CBC Information Radio
April 10, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-april-10-2015-1.3027694/blurred-lines-sexual-consent-for-people-with-dementia-1.3027721


A Boyfriend Too Good to Be True
The New York Times
April 9, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/style/a-boyfriend-too-good-to-be-true.html?src=twr&smid=tw-nytimes


Iowa court considers when dementia makes person unable to consent sex
Global News
April 7, 2015
http://globalnews.ca/news/1926291/iowa-court-considers-when-dementia-makes-person-unable-to-consent-sex/


New Alzheimer’s Research Throws Cold Water on Biogen’s Recent Breakthrough

Bloomberg News
March 23, 2015
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-24/alzheimer-s-debate-revived-even-as-biogen-s-drug-trial-advances


Dementia: a private tragedy looms as a public catastrophe worldwide
The Toronto Star
March 22, 2015
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2015/03/22/dementia-a-private-tragedy-looms-as-a-public-catastrophe-worldwide.html?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F


Biogen reports its Alzheimer’s drug sharply slowed cognitive decline
The Globe and Mail
March 20, 2015
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/biogen-reports-its-alzheimers-drug-sharply-slowed-cognitive-decline/article23567194/


Chili Cook Off set to take place

Westman Journal
March 12, 2015
http://www.westmanjournal.com/news/local-news/chili-cook-off-set-to-take-place-1.1791227


Publisher says fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66 after battle with Alzheimer’s
Winnipeg Free Press
March 12, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/books/publisher-says-fantasy-author-terry-pratchett-dies-at-66-after-battle-with-alzheimers-296071201.html


It’s time to talk about loss of memory
Winnipeg Free Press
March 3, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/its-time-to-talk-about-loss-of-memory-294784711.html


Dementia patients’ wives battle Sun Life, BMO over costly missteps
CBC News – Go Public
February 23, 2015
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/dementia-patients-wives-battle-sun-life-bmo-over-costly-missteps-1.2965408


Alzheimer’s, dementia studies offer more questions than answers
Winnipeg Free Press
February 21, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/books/mind-over-matter-293160981.html


Glen Campbell’s daughter staying connected with music
Winnipeg Free Press
February 21, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/music/glen-campbells-daughter-staying-connected-with-music-293162921.html


From actor to advocate: Garber lends name to Alzheimer’s
CTV Canada AM
January 20, 2015
http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.2196817


Southeast PCH Touch Quilt Presentation
CTV News at Six
January 19, 2015
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1206950
**jump ahead to the 12:50 mark to see the Touch Quilt segment


Alzheimer’s Society hope angels will be newest sensation
Timmins Daily Press
January 19, 2015
http://www.timminspress.com/2015/01/19/alzheimers-society-hope-angels-will-be-newest-sensation


Angels in the snow
Sun Times, Owen Sound
January 19, 2015
http://www.owensoundsuntimes.com/2015/01/19/angels-in-the-snow


Much too Young: Dealing with early onset Alzheimer’s
CTV Canada AM
January 19, 2015
http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=533521&playlistId=1.2194984&binId=1.815911&playlistPageNum=1&binPageNum=1


In conversation with Benedict Albensi
Winnipeg Free Press
January 17, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/in-conversation-with-benedict-albensi-288911191.html


The Face of Alzheimer’s
Shaw TV Winnipeg
January 16, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMsB0ad0KLA


Starting the Alzheimer’s conversation
The Lance
January 13, 2015
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/Starting-the-Alzheimers-conversation–288464971.html


Is It Forgetfulness, Or Is It Something More?
Steinbach Online
January 11, 2015
http://www.steinbachonline.com/local/133571-is-it-forgetfulness-or-is-it-something-more


Women make up majority of Canadians with Alzheimer’s; most caregivers also female
Winnipeg Free Press
January 12, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/movies/women-make-up-majority-of-canadians-with-alzheimers-most-caregivers-also-female-288326921.html


Looking past the pain of Alzheimer’s to find the unexpected poetry of the aging brain
The Globe and Mail
January 8, 2015
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/author-cathie-borrie-talks-about-the-other-side-of-alzheimers/article22364415/


Alzheimer Signs: When you should get checked
CTV Morning Live
January 6, 2015
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=525003&binId=1.1206882&playlistPageNum=1


Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
CJOB
January 6, 2015
https://soundcloud.com/thecharlesadlershow/alzheimers-awareness-month


Women make up 72 per cent of Alzheimer’s patients in Canada
CTV News (National)
January 6, 2015
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/women-make-up-72-per-cent-of-alzheimer-s-patients-in-canada-1.2175208


Women make up 72 per cent of Alzheimer’s patients: Alzheimer Society of Canada
Global News
January 6, 2015
http://globalnews.ca/news/1757204/women-make-up-72-per-cent-of-alzheimers-patients-canadian-society/


Working on physical and mental functioning in program
The Headliner (Canstar – Headingley)
December 29, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/headliner/Working-on-physical-and-mental-functioning-in-program-287019101.html


New design uplifts personal care homes
Winnipeg Free Press
December 26, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/new-design-uplifts-personal-care-homes-286854631.html


Data show just how much exercise can lower Alzheimer’s risk
The Globe and Mail
December 7, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/fitness/can-exercise-lower-alzheimers-risk-here-are-the-numbers/article21973369/


Exercise for healthy minds

Winnipeg Free Press
December 1, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/exercise-for-healthy-minds-284293981.html


Disease’s stigma must be beaten, expert says
Winnipeg Free Press
December 1, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/diseases-stigma-must-be-beaten-expert-says-284294191.html


Alzheimer services getting established
The Carillon
November 14, 2014
http://www.thecarillon.com/local/Alzheimer-services-getting-established-282710401.html


Jail staff took good care of Alzheimer’s patient: official
Winnipeg Free Press
October 31, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/jail-staff-took-good-care-of-alzheimers-patient-official-281037662.html


Pressure to move violent senior to care home: witness
Winnipeg Free Press
October 28, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/pressure-to-move-violent-senior-to-care-home-witness-280614002.html


Emotional responses linger for Alzheimer’s patients, study finds
The Globe and Mail
October 13, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/emotional-responses-linger-for-alzheimers-patients-study-finds/article21080969/


Ambrose, provinces, to come together to develop national dementia strategy

The Globe and Mail
October 1, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ambrose-provinces-to-come-together-to-develop-national-dementia-strategy/article20884846/


‘Minds in Motion’ Program Marks Alzheimer’s Month
ChrisD.ca
September 10, 2014
http://www.chrisd.ca/2014/09/10/alzheimer-society-of-manitoba-minds-in-motion-program-winnipeg/


Alzheimer’s diagnosis takes centre stage for Spirit of the West frontman

The Globe and Mail
September 8, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/alzheimer-diagnosis-takes-centre-stage/article20464625/


Coffee Break Fundraiser
CityTV – Breakfast Television
September 4, 2014
http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/3767208265001/


Take a coffee break and battle Alzheimer’s disease
Global TV – The Morning News Winnipeg
September 2, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/video/1539075/take-a-coffee-break-and-battle-alzheimers-disease


Low vitamin D may increase risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s
Globe and Mail
August 7, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/low-vitamin-d-may-increase-risk-of-dementia-and-alzheimers/article19946507/


Alive Inside: When it hits you, you feel no pain
Globe and Mail
July 25, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/film/film-reviews/alive-inside-when-it-hits-you-you-feel-no-pain/article19757548/


‘Trippy’ care room offers patients sensory treatment for medical recovery

Winnipeg Free Press
July 20, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/trippy-care-room-offers-patients-sensory-treatment-for-medical-recovery–267823611.html

 

Hunt for new tools to identify disease’s onset
Winnipeg Free Press
July 19, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/sci_tech/hunt-for-new-tools-to-identify-diseases-onset-267754861.html

 

Alzheimer’s group awarded $3.2 million
Winnipeg Sun
July 15, 2014
http://www.winnipegsun.com/2014/07/15/alzheimers-group-awarded-32-million

 

Rate Of Alzheimer’s Disease Falling In Some Countries
CJOB
July 15, 2014
http://www.cjob.com/2014/07/15/42007/

 

Alzheimer’s research a ‘major step’ towards blood test
BBC News / July 7, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-28198510

 

Working hard as a team to find a cure with inaugural fishing derby
Selkirk Journal / July 4, 2014
http://www.interlaketoday.ca/2014/07/02/working-hard-as-a-team-to-find-a-cure-with-inaugural-fishing-derby

 

Northern Spirit Manor residents receive touch quilts
Thompson Citizen / June 18, 2014
http://www.thompsoncitizen.net/article/20140618/THOMPSON0101/140619970/-1/THOMPSON01/northern-spirit-manor-residents-receive-touch-quilts

 

Memory Walk seeks to stop dementia
The Winkler Times / June 17, 2014
http://www.pembinatoday.ca/2014/06/17/memory-walk-seeks-to-stop-dementia

 

Central Plains walking to remember for Alzheimer’s Society
Portage Daily Graphic / May 22, 2014
http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/2014/05/22/central-plains-walking-to-remember-for-alzheimers-society

 

Son calling for changes in treating Alzheimer’s patients
CTV News / April 6, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1763903

 

Taking care of Mr. Hockey
Winnipeg Free Press / April 6, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/hockey/nhl/taking-care-of-mr-hockey-254074791.html

 

63% support assisted suicide
Winnipeg Free Press / April 5, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/63-support-assisted-suicide-254004521.html

 

Fit in your 20s? Your brain health will thank you later: study
Global News / April 3, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/news/1248304/fit-in-your-20s-your-brain-health-will-thank-you-later-study/

 

Elderly B.C. couple held in hospital against their will
CTV News / April 3, 2014
http://bc.ctvnews.ca/elderly-b-c-couple-held-in-hospital-against-their-will-1.1760353

 

Decoding dementia: knowing the cause can help you plan for the future
Globe and Mail / April 3, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health-advisor/decoding-dementia-knowing-the-cause-can-help-you-plan-for-the-future/article17794454/

 

Boost your health with this surprising anti-inflammatory agent
The Globe and Mail / April 3, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health-advisor/boost-your-health-with-this-surprising-anti-inflammatory-agent/article17774642/

 

When my mother got Alzheimer’s, I was robbed of her memories
The Globe and Mail / April 2, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/when-my-mother-got-alzheimers-i-was-robbed-of-her-memories/article17775585/

 

Dementia support event set for April 17
Canstar / April 1, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/Dementia-support-event-set-for-April-16-253470781.html

 

Can MPs find the courage to debate the right to die?
Winnipeg Free Press / March 30, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/political-suicide-253082151.html

 

Farewell to gluten free: Why we are so easily fooled by pseudoscience and marketing gimmicks when it comes to food
National Post / Mar 28, 2014
http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/03/28/farewell-to-gluten-free-why-we-are-so-easily-fooled-by-pseudoscience-and-marketing-gimmicks-when-it-comes-to-food/

 

Why it’s never too early for an advance-care plan
Globe and Mail / March 27, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/why-its-never-too-early-for-an-advance-care-plan/article17699306/

 

MMA fighters suffer traumatic brain injury in almost a third of professional bouts: study
National Post / Mar 26, 2014
http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/03/26/mma-fighters-suffer-traumatic-brain-injury-in-almost-a-third-of-professional-bouts-study/

 

Jury still out on routine dementia screening for seniors
Winnipeg Free Press / March 26, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/jury-still-out-on-routine-dementia-screening-for-seniors-252092901.html

 

Global National’s Dawna Friesen opens up about struggling with parents’ dementia
ET Canada / March 25, 2014
http://www.etcanada.com/blogs/etc_90401/global-nationals-dawna-friesen-opens-up-about-struggling-with-parents-dementia/tv/

 

Family caregivers are increasingly male
York Region / March 25, 2014
http://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/4429677-family-caregivers-are-increasingly-male/

Don’t forget to care for your brain power
Winnipeg Free Press / Mar 23, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/dont-forget-to-care-for-your-brain-power-251750101.html

 

Thousands of dementia sufferers should be offered drug trials
The Telegraph / March 23, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/10714039/Thousands-of-dementia-sufferers-should-be-offered-drug-trials.html

 

Darce’s diagnosis: silences are deafening
Herald News / March 21, 2014
http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1195164-darce-s-diagnosis-silences-are-deafening

 

Technology to keep relatives with dementia safe
CTV News / Mar 20, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=310846

 

Alzheimer’s disease burden weighs heavily on women
CBC News / Mar 19, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/alzheimer-s-disease-burden-weighs-heavily-on-women-1.2579154

 

Good Samaritan finds lost man with dementia who travelled from Victoria to New Westminster
CTV News / March 15, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1731212

 

New blood test offers faster diagnosis of sports brain injuries
Globe and Mail / March 14, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/new-blood-test-offers-faster-diagnosis-of-sports-brain-injuries/article17493823/

 

Discussions that people don’t want to have
The Globe and Mail / Mar 13, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/discussions-that-people-dont-want-to-have/article17479068/

 

Patients who question their doctors are changing the face of medicine – and physicians are embracing the shift
National Post / Mar 11, 2014
http://life.nationalpost.com/2014/03/11/patients-who-question-their-doctors-are-changing-the-face-of-medicine-and-physicians-are-embracing-the-shift/

 

Can a new test to identify the likelihood of Alzheimer’s lead to better treatment?
CBC News / Mar 12, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2014/03/12/can-a-new-test-to-identify-the-likelihood-of-alzheimers-lead-to-better-treatment/

 

Healthy eating in midlife may prevent dementia
CTV News / Mar 12, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/healthy-eating-in-midlife-may-prevent-dementia-study-1.1725468

 

Canadian researchers probing if blood-pressure drugs can slow effects of Alzheimer’s
CTV News / Mar 11, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/canadian-researchers-probing-if-blood-pressure-drugs-can-slow-effects-of-alzheimer-s-1.1723878

 

Dementia blood test & Dementia Care 2014
Gobal National / Mar 10, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/video/1199351/dementia-blood-test 

 

Blood test offers chance to predict Alzheimer’s
The Globe and Mail / Mar 10, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/blood-test-offers-a-chance-to-predict-alzheimers/article17422109/  

 

New hope in old drug
CTV News / Mar 10, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=304513

 

Touch Quilts donated to Arborg seniors
Interlake Enterprise / March 5, 2014
Click here to read story

 

No health without brain health: seven ways to keep mentally fit
Globe and Mail / Mar 5, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health-advisor/no-health-without-brain-health-seven-ways-to-keep-mentally-fit/article17326102/

 

Death rate from Alzheimer’s vastly underreported, study says
CTV News / Mar 5, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/death-rate-from-alzheimer-s-vastly-underreported-study-says-1.1715851

 

Alzheimer’s study: disease is a larger cause of death than reported
CTV News / Mar 5, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=301594

 

Devastating diagnosis turns doctor into patient and mentor in unusual Alzheimer’s buddy program
Winnipeg Free Press / March 4, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/devastating-diagnosis-turns-doctor-into-patient–mentor-in-unusual-alzheimers-buddy-program-248312331.html

 

Alzheimer Society hosts bilingual LWAD education session on March 8
CBC News / Feb 26, 2014
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/l_actuel/2013-2014/chronique.asp?idChronique=329843

 

Chili Cook Off 2014 looking to be the hottest event in Westman
Westman Journal / Feb 26, 2014
Click here and scroll to page 3 to read story

 

Quilts going to seniors
Canstar / Feb 6, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/metro/Quilts-going-to-seniors-243996071.html

 

Dementia Care 2014 Conference next month
Canstar / Feb 24, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/Dementia-Care-2014-conference-next-month-246875511.html

 

Surprising 12 per cent of Canadians caring for someone with dementia
CTV News / Feb 21, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/surprising-12-per-cent-of-canadians-caring-for-someone-with-dementia-1.1697725

 

Antidepressant used to curb side effect of Alzheimer’s
CTV News / Feb 20, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1696372

 

CMA hitting the road to sound out Canadian’s on end-of-life issues
ehospice / Feb 19, 2014
http://www.ehospice.com/canadaenglish/articleslist/cmahittingtheroadtosoundoutcanadiansonendoflifeissues021914072646/tabid/10578/articleid/9117/language/en-us/cma-hitting-the-road-to-sound-out-canadians-on-end-of-life-issues.aspx

 

Extreme loneliness in seniors may increase risk of premature death
CTV News / Feb 18, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/extreme-loneliness-in-seniors-may-increase-risk-of-premature-death-1.1692676

 

Actavis to buy Forest Labs in $25-billion deal
National Post / Feb 18, 2014
http://business.financialpost.com/2014/02/18/actavis-to-buy-forest-labs-in-25-billion-deal/

 

Saskatoon care home offers unique approach for residents with dementia
CTV News / Feb 14, 2014
http://www.ctvnews.ca/w5/saskatoon-care-home-offers-unique-approach-for-residents-with-dementia-1.1686936


Sugar’s spurned prophet
National Post / Feb 14, 2014
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/02/18/julia-llewellyn-smith-sugars-spurned-prophet/

 

BLOG: Dealing with dementia in your family
Written by Dawna Friesen of Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/1149067/blog-dealing-with-dementia-in-your-family/

 

As Quebec set to legalize euthanasia, doctors already looking to expand who qualifies for lethal injections
National Post / Feb 13, 2014
http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/02/13/as-quebec-set-to-legalize-euthanasia-doctors-already-looking-to-expand-who-qualifies-for-lethal-injections/

 

Seth Rogan educating young people about Alzheimer’s
Winnipeg Free Press / Feb 12, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/entertainment/celebrities/seth-rogen-educating-young-people-about-alzheimers-245167441.html

 

Alzheimer Society of Canada welcomes commitments to dementia research and caregiver support in Budget 2014
Digital Journal / Feb 11, 2014
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1732725 

 

Seniors receive Touch Quilts
Canstar / Feb 11, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/metro/Seniors-receive-touch-quilts-244917381.html

 

Aging with dignity
Winnipeg Free Press / Feb 11, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/aging-with-dignity-244495711.html

 

Touch Quilt donations to help Alzheimer’s patients
CTV News / Feb 10, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1679360

 

Quilts to comfort those living with dementia & upcoming Dementia Care conference
CTV Morning Live / Feb 10, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=289774

 

City of Lethbridge supports national dementia strategy
Lethbridge Herald / Feb 5, 2014
http://lethbridgeherald.com/news/local-news/2014/02/city-supports-national-dementia-strategy/

 

NIH, drugmakers, foundations start unusual partnership to create new medicines faster, cheaper
Winnipeg Free Press / Feb 4, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/nih-drugmakers-foundations-start-unusual-partnership-to-create-new-medicines-faster-cheaper-243552511.html

 

Are you vitamin D-ficient?
Winnipeg Free Press / Feb 2, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/are-you-vitamin-d-ficient-243173041.html

 

Alzheimer’s in China reaching crisis stage
Winnipeg Free Press / Feb 1, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/world/grey-calamity-243046201.html

 

Boomerangst: Turning dilemmas into discoveries – signs of early dementia
Zommer / Feb 1, 2014
http://www.everythingzoomer.com/boomerangst-turning-dilemmas-discoveries-signs-early-dementia/#.Uu5cw_uqOWZ

 

Alzheimer’s seminar tonight (Dementia…Answers You Need)
Winnipeg Free Press /Jan 29, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/alzheimers-seminar-tonight-242530571.html

 

Dementia greater in women with high estrogen, diabetes
Bloomberg News / Jan 29, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-29/dementia-greater-in-women-with-high-estrogen-diabetes.html

 

Dementia no longer a rich-man’s disease
Winnipeg Free Press / Jan 29, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/Dementia-no-longer-a-rich-mans-disease-242631611.html

 

Saskatchewan Alzheimer’s researcher says gender a factor
CBC News / Jan 29, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/sask-alzheimer-s-researcher-says-gender-a-factor-1.2516454

 

Raising Alzheimer’s awareness through Facebook confusion
CNET / Jan 29, 2014
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57618017-1/raising-alzheimers-awareness-through-facebook-confusion/

 

Alzheimer’s patients
CBC News / Jan 28, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/homestretch/columnists/relationships/2014/01/28/alzheimers-patients/

 

Research sheds light on link between Alzheimer’s and depression
Global News / Jan 28, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/news/1112397/spotlight-on-research-sheds-light-on-link-between-alzheimers-and-depression/

 

Alzheimer’s risk much higher in those exposed to banned pesticide: study
National Post / Jan 28, 2014
http://life.nationalpost.com/2014/01/28/alzheimers-risk-much-higher-in-those-exposed-to-banned-pesticide-study/

 

DDT exposure more common in people with Alzheimer’s, study says
Globe and Mail / Jan 28, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/ddt-exposure-more-common-in-people-with-alzheimers-study-says/article16541452/

 

Last minute New Year’s resolution to help avoid Alzheimer’s
Huffington Post / Jan 27, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/dr-tiffany-chow/alzheimers_b_4671309.html

 

Healthcare professionals promote early diagnosis of dementia
Cape Breton Post / Jan 27, 2014
http://www.capebretonpost.com/News/Local/2014-01-27/article-3592703/Health-care-professionals-promote-early-diagnosis-of-dementia/1

 

High blood sugar makes Alzheimer’s plaque more toxic to the brain
YottaFire / Jan 25, 2014
http://yottafire.com/2014/01/high-blood-sugar-makes-alzheimers-plaque-toxic-brain/

 

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month
Brandon Sun / Jan 24, 2014
Click here and scroll to Page 12 to read story

 

Alzheimer Awareness Month
Breakfast Television / Jan 22, 2014
http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/3091384922001/

 

Alzheimer’s could be diagnosed earlier thanks to technology
CBC News / Jan 23, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/alzheimer-s-could-be-diagnosed-earlier-thanks-to-technology-1.2509056

 

Inactivity can remodel your brain: a sedentary lifestyle changes the shape of your neurons
Medical Daily / Jan 23, 2014
http://www.medicaldaily.com/inactivity-can-remodel-your-brain-sedentary-lifestyle-changes-shape-your-neurons-267797

 

Alzheimer Awareness Month
Global News / January 22, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/video/1099211/alzheimer-awareness-month

 

Traumatic brain injury may lead to Alzheimer’s, other long-term effects
Digital Journal / Jan 22, 2014
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1693951

 

When they don’t know they are ill
The New Old Age / Jan 22, 2014
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/22/when-they-dont-know-they-are-ill/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1&

 

Mysteries of the Mind
TVO / Jan 20, 2014
http://ww3.tvo.org/special/mysteries-mind

 

In defence of multivitamins
National Post / Jan 19, 2014
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/in-defence-of-multivitamins/article16386104/

 

Heart disease linked to dementia in older women
TheSpec.com / Jan 17, 2014
http://www.thespec.com/living-story/4318893-heart-disease-linked-to-dementia-in-older-women/

 

For middle-aged men, drinking more than two pints of beer a day speeds up memory decline: researchers
National Post / Jan 17, 2014
http://life.nationalpost.com/2014/01/17/for-middle-aged-men-drinking-more-than-two-pints-of-beer-a-day-speeds-up-memory-and-cognitive-decline-researchers/

 

Alzheimer’s online test crashes university site
CBC News / Jan 15, 2014
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/alzheimer-s-online-test-crashes-university-site-1.2497401

 

Research confirms effectiveness of cognigram; new test for Alzheimer’s disease
4-Traders / Jan 14, 2014
http://www.4-traders.com/news/Research-Confirms-Effectiveness-Of-Cognigram-New-Test-For-Alzheimers-Disease–17810941/

 

Alzheimer’s disease: 15-minute test could spot early sign of dementia
The Telegraph / Jan 13, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/10565032/Alzheimers-disease-15-minute-test-could-spot-early-sign-of-dementia.html

 

Sympathy to empathy: Virtual Dementia Tour
Shaw TV / Jan 13, 2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ml7k3-fAXY&feature=c4-overview&list=UUeuSPVIqb-nGODOY-Nnb0Kw

 

Yogurt – food for thought?
Winnipeg Free Press / Jan 12, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/yogurt—-food-for-thought-239796621.html

 

January Awareness Month: A ‘thief’ stole their future
Winnipeg Free Press / Jan 9, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/a-thief-stole-their-future-239381281.html

 

Empowering those with dementia
eHospice / Jan 8, 2014
https://www.ehospice.com/canadaenglish/ArticlesList/Empoweringthosewithdementia010814020231/tabid/9934/ArticleId/8322/language/en-US/View.aspx?preview=true#.UughUNIo74Y

 

Early Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis
CTV News / Jan 8, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=270563

 

Alzheimer Awareness Month: Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
CTV Winnipeg / Jan 7, 2014
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=270563

 

Half of Canadians with dementia wait too long for diagnosis
Global News / Jan 7, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/video/1068120/half-of-canadians-with-dementia-wait-too-long-for-diagnosis

 

January Awareness Month
Global News / Jan 7, 2014
http://globalnews.ca/video/1067706/alzheimer-awareness

 

Low-carb ketogenic diet prevents Alzheimer’s and ADHD, says Dr. David Perlmutter
Examiner.com / Jan 7, 2014
http://www.examiner.com/article/ketogenic-diet-can-prevent-alzheimer-s-says-neurologist-dr-david-perlmutter

 

A daily high dose of Vitamin E may slow early Alzheimer’s disease
Washington Post / Jan 6, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/a-daily-high-dose-of-vitamin-e-may-slow-early-alzheimers-disease/2014/01/06/04e296b2-73db-11e3-8b3f-b1666705ca3b_story.html

 

As demand for senior services grows, caregiving workforce fills ranks with other seniors
Winnipeg Free Press / Jan 6, 2014
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/home_family/as-demand-for-senior-services-grows-caregiving-workforce-fills-ranks-with-other-seniors-238822951.html

 

Watching the Wanderers
National Post / Jan 6, 2014
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/01/06/matt-gurney-watching-the-wanderers/

 

Alzheimer’s hope: Vitamin E may slow decline in mild, moderate dementia, veterans study finds
Winnipeg Free Press / Dec 31, 2013
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/alzheimers-hope-vitamin-e-may-slow-decline-in-mild-moderate-dementia-veterans-study-finds-238293371.html

 

Some with Alzheimer’s find care in far-off nations
The Washington Post / Dec 29, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/some-with-alzheimers-find-care-in-far-off-nations/2013/12/30/0e654964-7110-11e3-bc6b-712d770c3715_story.html

 

New tests for brain trauma in athletes creates both hope and skepticism
The Globe and Mail / Dec 27 2013
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/football/new-tests-for-brain-trauma-in-athletes-creates-hope-and-skepticism/article16110410/

 

Head Trauma Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Plaques
Voice of America / Dec 27, 2013
http://www.voanews.com/content/head-trauma-linked-to-alzheimers-disease-plaques/1818872.html

 

G8 health ministers vow to find dementia cure by 2025
The Globe and Mail/ Dec 11, 2013
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/canadas-health-minister-calls-for-global-effort-in-tackling-dementia-at-g8-meeting/article15868299/


G8 countries pledge to find cure or treatment for dementia by 2025

CTV News/ Dec 11, 2013
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/g8-countries-pledge-to-find-cure-or-treatment-for-dementia-by-2025-1.1586206

 

Prepare for dementia epidemic, Canada warned
Epoch Times
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/394590-prepare-for-dementia-epidemic-canada-warned/

 

INFOGRAPHIC: Dementia – a global epidemic
Alzheimer’s Disease International
http://visual.ly/dementia-global-epidemic

 

“Woefully unprepared” for world dementia epidemic, report warns
Global National News/ Dec 5, 2013

http://globalnews.ca/news/1012208/governments-unprepared-for-world-dementia-epidemic-report/

 

Drop Sudoku – try dancing for a healthy brain
The Headliner/ Nov 27, 2013
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/headliner/Drop-Sudoku—try-dancing-for-a-healthy-brain-233639051.html

 

David Suzuki’s family struggle with Alzheimer’s disease
The Star/ Nov 18, 2013

http://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2013/11/11/david_suzukis_family_struggle_with_alzheimers.html

 

Alzheimer Society’s Door to Door Campaign
Breakfast Television/ Nov 14, 2013
http://www.btwinnipeg.ca/videos/2837180651001/

 

Could Alzheimer’s be diagnosed with an eye test?
Daily Mail/ Nov 13, 2013
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2506283/Could-Alzheimers-diagnosed-eye-test.html

 

Ontario must address violence in long-term care homes
The Star/ Nov 12, 2013
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2013/11/12/ontario_must_address_violence_in_longterm_care_homes_editorial.html

 

Alzheimer’s patients brains boosted by belting out Sounds of Music
The Guardian/ Nov 11, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/nov/11/alzheimers-patients-brains-boosted-sound-music-singing

 

Speaking a second language may delay dementia
BBC News/ Nov 6, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-24836837

 

Preventing concussions gets $7.5M boost in Calgary
CBC News Calgary / Nov 4, 2013
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/preventing-concussions-gets-7-5m-boost-in-calgary-1.2355678

 

Volunteers Wanted
Morning News on Global/ Nov 4, 2013
http://globalnews.ca/video/945217/volunteers-wanted

 

Tasered senior files $1.1M lawsuit against Peel cop
Sun News Canada/ Nov 3, 2013
http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/canada/archives/2013/11/20131103-080542.html

 

Sharing ideas for caring for people
CTV Winnipeg/ Nov 2, 2013
http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1036247

 

David Suzuki’s looks at Alzheimer’s through lens of family experience
CTV News/ Oct 29, 2013
http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/david-suzuki-looks-at-alzheimer-s-through-lens-of-family-experience-1.1538370

 

Alzheimer Society seeks canvassers
The Lance/ Oct 22, 2013
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/lance/Alzheimer-Society-seeks-canvassers-228813191.html

 

Seniors home deaths spur calls for national dementia strategy
CBC News Canada / Oct 9, 2013

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/seniors-home-deaths-spur-calls-for-national-dementia-strategy-1.1930262

 

Coconut oil: is there any truth?
CTV National News / Oct. 9, 2013
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/health-headlines/u-s-study-looks-into-the-benefits-of-coconut-oil-on-patients-with-alzheimer-s-1.1491406

 

Dr. Perlmutter and the “Grain Brain”
Global Toronto – The Morning Show / Oct. 9, 2013
http://globalnews.ca/video/891854/dr-david-perlmutter-and-the-grain-brain

 

Peanut Butter Sniff Test May Help Detect Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
Medical daily / Oct. 9, 2013
http://www.medicaldaily.com/peanut-butter-sniff-test-may-help-detect-early-stage-alzheimers-disease-259405

 

Dementia in the workplace
Canadian Lawyer / Oct. 7, 2013 
http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/4841/the-insidious-fog.html

 

Intimate Documentary Explores Spirit of the West singer’s journey with Alzheimer’s.

A Walk a Day Keeps Your Memory from going Away
The Globe and Mail
July 13, 2016

ProMIS Neurosciences Reports Highlights from the 2016 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

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