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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

I am even more deeply pleased if it has helped to encourage the young people that have followed our generation to express their pride in our heritage more openly, more joyfully than I would have ever dared to think possible.

Daphne Odjig

Connecting with someone who has dementia

January 23, 2020

This year, about 25,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with some form of dementia.

The disease, which causes cognitive decline, can affect many different facets of an individual, such as memory, thinking, comprehension, language, judgment, emotions and behaviour. And as their brain cells are affected, many people lose the ability to speak and to understand speech. This can make it challenging to maintain a relationship and communication with someone who has the disease.

Read the full story on The Vital Beat.