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How dementia impacts Canadians

June 26, 2018

The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the  burden on caregivers and health care systems. 

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Family doctor preparedness

June 26, 2018

The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.

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Seniors think Canada’s health care systems have room to improve, survey finds

January 8, 2018

Canadian seniors are less satisfied with the quality of the health care they receive than those age 65 and older in 10 similar countries, a key international survey shows. Seniors were asked about many aspects of their health care experience, from mental health and access to medical specialists, to quality of home care and end-of-life planning. Learn more about the results of the latest Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.

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Potential Years of Life Lost: International Comparisons

A tool that compares leading causes of premature death due to cancer, heart disease, stroke and external causes, over a 50-year period, in 18 high-income countries.

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