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The Need for Priority Setting in Dementia Research

 A Q&A with James Lind Alliance (JLA) project coordinator, Jennifer Bethell 1) How does the James Lind Alliance help advance dementia research? The James Lind Alliance (JLA) brings together patients, care partners and clinicians in what they call “priority setting partners...

Driving Retirement and Dementia: Does Sex Matter?

For many older adults, being licensed to drive and having access to a vehicle are associated with mobility and independence. Set against this backdrop, driving retirement tends to be viewed as losing a privilege, losing the ability to move about freely, and being reliant on ot...

Is Canada investing enough in dementia research?

As a researcher and neurologist who treats people with dementia, I feel their frustration when I tell them there is no cure and that the drugs we can prescribe are of limited value. Throughout my career, I’ve supported research into dementia therapeutics, which promises to imp...