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Vitamin D and Brain Health

Vitamin D is important for brain health. While we know from the research that insufficient levels of Vitamin D increase dementia risk, new research shows low levels also impact brain structure.  The Queensland research showed that insufficient Vitamin D impacted the...

Ottawa Brain Health Week 2019

Join us for a complimentary one-hour presentation on brain health and cognitive exercises in celebration of Brain Health Week.   Monday March 11th 2019 at 10am - Landmark Court - 140 Darlington Private at 2pm - Queenswood Villa - 370 Kennedy Lane E Tuesday March...

REMEMBER

The month of November is a time to remember. On November 11th there is a collective moment around much of the world to reflect on the sacrifice made by many soldiers, sailors and airmen and women. Is remembering important? Our collective memory shapes us. It has an...

Can We Still Be Friends? Dementia and Friendship

Being diagnosed with dementia can be devastating to a friendship. Individuals with dementia often feel their friends have abandoned them and friends often don't know what to say or how to react. You may even wonder...'Can we still be friends?' Feeling uncomfortable or...