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⚕️ 360,000 Quebecers Will Be Living With A Neurocognitive Disorder By 2050: On February 8, Let's Focus On Scientific Advances And Innovative Practices

Saturday, 28 January 2023 04:22.PM

- The Alzheimer Society of Montreal will hold its 4th Annual Barclay Family Symposium on February 8, 2023 at the Plaza Centre-ville, where some 20 leading experts and specialists will share their best practices related to neurocognitive disorders -

On February 8, the Alzheimer Society of Montreal will hold the fourth annual Barclay Family Symposium. Under the theme Innovative Practices from Here and Elsewhere 2.0: Supporting People Living with a Neurocognitive Disorder, over 20 internationally renowned speakers will present best practices in the field of person-centred care and family caregivers. Conferences and workshops dedicated to scientific advances in Alzheimer's disease will also be featured.

The Alzheimer Society of Canada's new report1 indicates that over 600,000 people in Canada have a neurocognitive disorder. With a projected increase of 145% between 2020 and 2050, it is apparent that neurocognitive disorders in Canada are a major issue. By 2050, 360,000 Quebecers will be living with a neurocognitive disorder. In 2023, in Quebec, nearly 170,000 people will be living with Alzheimer's disease.

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