The Largest Canadian Study on Dementia, COMPASS-ND, nears 50% Recruitment

By the end of May 2020, 1650 Canadians between the ages of 50 and 90 who are living with, or are at risk of developing, dementia will be enrolled in 30 sites across Canada.

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The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) provides the infrastructure and support that facilitates collaboration amongst Canada’s top dementia researchers. By accelerating the discovery, innovation, and the adoption of new knowledge, the CCNA positions Canada as a global leader in increasing understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, working towards prevention, and improving the quality of life of those living with dementia.

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Is Canada’s new Food Guide good for brain health?

Eating healthy has been shown to help people retain their thinking and memory skills as they age and reduce their risk of developing dementia. Where January is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, it is a good opportunity to take stock of whether and how the recent changes to Canada’s...

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