Alzheimer’s – The Truth

Alzheimer’s – The Truth

  The Truth Behind Alzheimer’s   In 2012, nearly 747,000 Canadians were affected by Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related diseases. By 2031, nearly 1.4 million Canadians will be affected by the disease and will cost Canada’s health care system an average of...
Dementia Friendly Approaches

Dementia Friendly Approaches

  What is the Gentle Persuasive Approach?   Often shortened to GPA, the Gentle Persuasive Approach is a method used by care providers to deliver person-centred, compassionate care to individuals who have dementia. It’s a form of care that goes far beyond...