Driving and Dementia: A Difficult Conversation

The driving and dementia conversation is a difficult one to have – for the person with dementia, for their family members and for the medical community. For those drivers who lose their licence, it comes after a devastating diagnosis which represents the beginning of a cascade of life changes – none of which are positive. According to Dr. Liliana Alvarez, a professor at Western who studies driving and medically at-risk older adults, the cessation of driving privileges can be linked ...

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Caution Is Advised If You Page Dr. Google

Here is some great information regarding a very well know topic, “googling” your own diagnoses. I was sent this letter from Premier Homecare Services, originally posted by News Canada. I just had to share this with you!

(NC) As many as 64% of Canadians who are online use the Internet to search for health information, a statistic reported from a recent survey.
But should we listen to Dr. Google?

Many websites can be a source of useful information on conditions, treatments and procedures. ...

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