2015 was a monumental year for fight against Alzheimer’s disease

In Canada today, nearly three quarters of a million people experience dementia, of which Alzheimer’s is the prevailing cause. That number is expected to double in the next 15 years. Canadians everywhere, even those who aren’t affected by Alzheimer’s disease themselves, are likely to experience the consequences of a healthcare system overburdened by the needs of an aging population. According to the Alzheimer Society’s website, by 2040 family caregivers will be working 1.2 billion unpaid hours yearly to care for a spouse, parent, or other family member with dementia.

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