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Training Opportunity – CIHR Summer Program in Aging

Frailty is a health state associated with getting older that involves multiple serious health issues. Frailty can occur as a result of a range of diseases and medical conditions. The frail elderly are vulnerable and at a higher risk of adverse health outcomes. Research is need...

Melissa Andrew Helps Reveal the True Face of Dementia

Two people with similar brain changes that may give rise to dementia can have very different disease manifestations… we think that a holistic understanding of overall health and social environments will contribute to solving this puzzle. Dr. Melissa Andrew   There i...

Can Resistance to Alzheimer’s disease be Built?

“Hopefully – through the ‘intelligent’ leisure activities we develop – we can help individuals to build the kind of cognitive reserve that we know is protective against Alzheimer’s disease.” – Dr. Sylvie Belleville Despite having no symptoms prior to death, some people end up ...

A successful AAIC 2015: CCNA Key Take-Aways

This year’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), held in Washington, D.C., was a wonderful opportunity for CCNA representatives to showcase their work, including sharing new knowledge in dementia research, collaborating with international colleagues, and pr...