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National Dementia Research and Prevention Plan

Government of Canada Country Resources Neurological disorders including dementia Canada 1 September 2014 Policy document dementia

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"Around the world, dementia is widely recognized as one of the most pressing problems facing healthcare systems and an aging population. The Government of Canada is focusing its efforts on a national research and prevention plan for dementia which will support improved care.

RESEARCH: Improving our understanding of dementia to provide the latest preventive, diagnostic and treatment approaches to help those living with dementia, their families and caregivers.

PREVENTION: Improving our understanding of dementia to provide the latest preventive, diagnostic and treatment approaches to help those living with dementia, their families and caregivers. Helping to prevent or delay the onset of dementia by reducing risks through early diagnosis."

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