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Dementia - Brief Overview & Latest Research

Reaching out to people at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary saved my life. They really understood, and didn’t judge me."

- A caregiver support group member

Dementia - Brief Overview & Latest Research

Dr. Eric Smith from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (University of Calgary) recently gave an informative presentation at the Alzheimer Society of Calgary's Community Information Forum in January.

Click here to view his presentation slides.

Here's a quick snapshot of what you'll find:

  • Aging Canadians -  a look at current state
  • The relationship between aging and memory
  • Details on how the local community in Calgary is affected
  • Risk factors and risk reduction strategies
  • Medical work up and treatment options
  • Latest research findings
  • What this all means for you