Let’s Walk together for Alzheimer’s

As you know, through my work at the Alzheimer’s Society of Montreal, I am dedicated to the on-going efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and to support persons living with the disease, their caregivers, families and health professionals.   The Covid-19 crisis has brought to light the desperate need to care for ourContinue reading “Let’s Walk together for Alzheimer’s”

At some point, all of us will be caregivers and will be in need of a caregiver.

Care givers are the invisible backbone of our health care system and provide over 80 percent of the care needed by individuals with ‘long-term conditions’. 2.3 million care givers are employed and must balance the competing demands of work and caregiving. Caregivers also need to be cared for. I witnessed firsthand the devastating effects ofContinue reading “At some point, all of us will be caregivers and will be in need of a caregiver.”