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Two new TREC publications in JAMDA


The Influence of Organizational Context on Best Practice Use by Care Aides in Residential Long-Term Care Settings

Dying in a Nursing Home: Treatable Symptom Burden and its Link to Modifiable Features of Work Context

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2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures


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  1. Women in Dementia: A Global Research Review

    July 17 2015

    This report, published by Alzheimer's Disease International, examines the effect of gender on three specific groups: women living with dementia; women caring for people with dementia in a professional caring role; women undertaking an informal caregiving role for someone with dementia.

  2. Dementia Friends

    Dementia Friends

    June 09 2015

    1 million Dementia Friends wanted. Are you in? www.dementiafriends.ca

  3. Janet Squires

    Former TREC trainee, Dr Janet Squires, appointed University Research Chair in Health Evidence Implementation, University of Ottawa

    May 21 2015

    As the newly appointed University Research Chair in Health Evidence Implementation, Professor Janet Squires is exploring new ways to increase the use of research evidence by healthcare professionals in order to improve the delivery of healthcare services and health outcomes for the population.

  4. World Health Organization

    WHO calls dementia the largest global threat facing the world’s population

    May 05 2015

    WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia held in Geneva on March 16-17 2015, Dr Margaret Chan, the Director General of the World Health Organisation, called dementia the largest global threat facing the world’s population.

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