National Dementia Strategy for Canada
EXCITING NEWS! Canada joined the host of other countries when they finally announced a National Dementia Framework last week. The strategy has three main objectives: to prevent dementia; to advance therapies and find a cure; and to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia and caregivers. Here is a link to the full document: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/dementia-strategy.html#s6.2
Jim Mann, a well-known BC dementia advocate and active researcher with the CRPD, was a member of the Ministerial Advisory Board on Dementia and is pictured below at the national unveiling of the document in Ottawa!