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Discover what Baycrest is doing in
the fight against Alzheimer's

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Join us throughout January for interactive sessions
and demonstrations beside Silverman Garden Court.
January 14 – 18

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Baycrest begins building first-of-its-kind brain health facility in Canada

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The new Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness will be a unique research and care facility that will play a pivotal role in the fight to prevent dementia and be a shining example of what is possible in the realm of brain health and aging.

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Baycrest scientist shares personal story about how her father inspired her work

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“Alzheimer’s disease changed the last 10 years of my dad’s life, but it did not rob him of his character. My experience with my dad motivates me more to answer the question - ‘How can we prevent dementia?’”

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Volunteering can help prevent dementia


This Alzheimer Awareness Month, consider the gift of Volunteering. Discover how volunteers have made Baycrest what it is today.

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Dementia: A Caregiver’s Guide

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Dementia: A Caregiver’s Guide, updated third edition*, provides caregivers with practical tips and coping strategies in such areas as: activities of daily living, communication, sex and intimacy, managing challenging behaviours, driving, falls prevention and home safety. It discusses new treatments, medication and legislation that have emerged since the previous printing. In addition, based on the feedback of persons with dementia and their caregivers, new sections were added on such topics as sleep, travelling with someone with dementia and what to expect in the later stages.

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News from the Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI)

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Read the latest articles written by CABHI innovators

Living to 100: The role of technology


By 2051, the number of centenarians will grow from 72,000 to 1 million in the United States. Over the same time period, the number of centenarians in Canada is expected to reach 40,000.

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Baycrest Programs, Services & Resources

Counselling and referral services
If you’re looking to access community resources or having trouble navigating the healthcare system, this is a great place to start.

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The Centre for Memory & Neurotherapeutics
Access clinical and educational programs for memory, dementia and related disorders.

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The Koschitzky Centre for Innovations in Family Caregiving
Get help coping with the physical and emotional demands of looking after a loved one.

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Online caregiver support group
Are you caring for a family member with dementia? Join one of our online support groups that fit your unique needs

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Dementia Resources from Around the World
Access the best senior friendly web resources for individuals experiencing symptoms of dementia and their caregivers.

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