If you made a donation on Giving Tuesday, please accept our heartfelt thanks for your generosity! Your support will make it possible for more vulnerable seniors to mitigate the risks of dementia, through Hope for Dementia’s services. Hope for Dementia will be able to increase the number of families who will receive baskets with food…Details
Because the number of persons living with dementia will double from 500,000 to 1 million by 2033, the need to prevent, decelerate and reverse this growth trend is urgent. To address this urgent need, Hope for Dementia will expand its services that aim to safeguard the brain health of our seniors. We cannot do this…Details
Aging and genetics are two known risk factors of developing dementia. Although aging and genetics cannot be prevented, a growing body of research evidence exists that identifies 12 potentially modifiable risk factors. Physical inactivity, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, air pollution, head injury, infrequent social contact, less education, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, depression and hearing impairment are…Details
On this World Alzheimer’s Day, let’s raise awareness and take action to reduce the risks of dementia. There are 12 potentially modifiable risk factors for developing dementia. If all of the risk factors could be modified, up to 40% of cases of dementia could be delayed or prevented. Listen to Hope for Dementia’s interview on…Details
Our charity carwash was a success. A big ‘Thank you’ to all our volunteers and supporters!
Research: Exploration of the capacity of Cognitive screening test data to anticipate future cognitive decline in the elderly
Martin Arguin, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal Start date: June 1st, 2022 A major goal of current research on dementia is to discover early markers that are predictive of future cognitive decline due to progressive neurological disease, such as Alzheimer’s. This purpose of early detection is to enable the early deployment of…Details
Hope for Dementia is fulfilling its mission to to support the cause of safeguarding healthy brains in our aging population. Read more about our initiatives and involvement in our impact report for 2020-2021.
Press Release Hope for Dementia has just launched a petition to the Federal Minister of Health asking for dementia prevention to be declared a national health priority. This can be achieved through the adoption of strategies and services that aim to prevent, decelerate, and reverse the symptoms of dementia, as part of the National Dementia…Details