I opened Canada’s first dementia village. Here’s how it works. 

The village has a general store, a café and bistro, a woodworking shop and a beauty salon

JP Larocque's grandmother, Celene (Courtesy of JP Larocque)

A grandson to a grandmother with dementia: ‘I want you to know, I am here with you’

J.P. Larocque: “Your love was a tether that kept me to this world. Now, as you sit beside me with vacant eyes, I long to be that tether to you.”

The impossible case of assisted death for people with dementia

Is it too much to ask people to follow through on previously expressed wishes for assisted death? An expert report suggests it may well be.

For people with dementia, a fight for the right to die

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is reconsidering its position on advanced requests for assisted death, amidst a difficult debate about the rights of those with dementia

‘I am mine’: This is what Alzheimer’s is like at 41

Three years ago, Jo and his wife Robin shared their story: he had early-onset Alzheimer’s. Now, as it continues its swift, relentless assault on Jo, Robin navigates the unthinkable

The president of the United States is unwell

Scott Gilmore on the increasingly erratic behaviour and bizarre lies of Donald Trump. And why this is no longer a laughing matter.

Could an eye exam diagnose Parkinson’s?

An Ontario group is working on a wide-ranging study to see if eyes can really provide ‘windows to the brain’

Facebook invites tech nerds to hack dementia

Jordan Banks and Shaharris Beh consider the possibilities of HackerNest

Federal election 2015: Time for a national dementia strategy

Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Canada, explains why she’s working hard to raise awareness during this election campaign

Living in the cloud of Alzheimer’s

With Alzheimer’s in his family, Jay Ingram’s search for answers is both professional and personal

Old and dangerous: Senior violence is getting worse

Last year, five elderly Canadians were allegedly killed by other seniors with dementia