Alzheimer; News from the web:
The Alzheimer Society of British Columbia wants to help put an end to the stigma of dementia.
According to the society, a recently released online survey of 1,500 Canadians between 18 and 65 years found that 46 per cent of respondents would feel ashamed or embarrassed if they had dementia, while 61 per cent of those surveyed said they would face some kind of discrimination. The survey also found that one in four Canadians believe their family and friends would avoid them if they were diagnosed with dementia and only five per cent of Canadians would learn more about dementia if a family member, friend or co-worker was diagnosed.
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