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15 Things You Can Do Now To Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

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As Baycrest researchers focus their efforts on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, there are still opportunities to intervene.

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Baycrest-U of T study discovers genes aren't the only factor for Alzheimer's risk

Alzheimer's Risk

The colour of our eyes or the straightness of our hair is linked to our DNA, but the development of Alzheimer’s disease isn’t exclusively linked to genetics, suggest recently published findings.

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Innovative Baycrest Art Therapy app finds support with renowned Boston institutions

Baycrest Art Therapy app

Baycrest’s web-based therapeutic intervention, ArtontheBrain, finds support from two world-renowned institutions based in Boston, Massachusetts: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and the city’s Hebrew SeniorLife, a Harvard Medical School affiliate.

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New study explores the impact of spirituality on brain health

Impact of Spirituality

A recently launched joint study by researchers at Baycrest and Argentinian research institutes - the Fleni Institute (Buenos Aires), the Kremer Private Institute (Córdoba) and Consultants (Mar del Plata) - will soon shed some more light on this subject.

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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 about CABHI innovations

How Virtual Reality is Shaping the Future of Dementia Care


VR technology is being used to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia, their family members, and caregivers. And it’s working, according to participants in a new project funded by the Baycrest-lead Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI).

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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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