dementia

Dr Leena Jain
September 20, 2019

September 21, 2019 is World Alzheimer’s Day, a campaign that began in 2012 to raise awareness and challenge the stigma around Alzheimer’s related dementia. As life expectancy increases due to advances in medicine, dementia, which impairs cognitive function, is becoming more prevalent among the...

Dementia Update
April 25, 2019

Dementia is a complex, degenerative condition that erodes an individual’s cognitive abilities, stealing a person’s memories, talents and even their identities. Today, close to 27,000 British Columbians between the ages of 65 and 84 live with some form of dementia, with an additional almost 25,...

Dementia Update
April 15, 2019

Dementia is a complex, degenerative condition that erodes an individual’s cognitive abilities, stealing a person’s memories, talents and even their identities. Today, close to 27,000 British Columbians between the ages of 65 and 84 live with some form of dementia, with an additional almost 25,...

Dementia
November 14, 2017

BC doctors are always looking to improve the way care is provided, particularly to our aging population. One area of concern is the complex disease of dementia. Geriatricians Drs Leena Jain and Michael Peter O'Connor through funding from the Specialist Services Committee, a joint partnership of...