Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, before age 65 than as seniors, but their needs can be just as great.
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.
Declining numbers of new graduates, combined with growing outflow of those late in their careers, has led to a slow down in growth of employed regulated nurses in Canada, new CIHI data analysis shows.
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