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  1. Alzheimer's Disease

    [Info Sheet]

    Many of us look forward to our retirement and see our later years as a chance to reflect and enjoy the lives we built for ourselves. But for hundreds of thousands of Canadians, this time of reflection becomes a time of loss and confusion. ...

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  2. Navigating Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: Resources for multicultural communities

    [Visions Article]

    Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and degenerative brain illness. This means that it causes changes in your brain that cannot be stopped. These changes in the brain significantly impair thinking and memory, cause mood and behavioural changes, and impac ...

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  3. Seniors and Depression: The difference between depression and dementia

    [Info Sheet]

    Depression is a mood disorder; dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, can have similar symptoms but they are different illnesses and have different treatment plans. ...

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  4. iCON- Multicultural Public Health Education

    [Visions Article]

    Patients with chronic diseases who are engaged in their own self-care (i.e., taking an active role in managing one’s own health) can live longer, healthier lives. However, barriers exist for those within non-English speaking communities in BC and Canada w ...

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  5. Still Invisible

    [Visions Article]

    Elder care needs to respect LGBT seniors Chris Morrissey Reprinted from "Couples" issue of Visions Journal, 2015, 10 (4), p.11 For about a year, I noticed that Bridget was forgetting things. “Where are we going?” “What am I supposed to be doing? ...

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