Alzheimer’s Disease: Understanding the Connection between the Brain and Behaviour

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease of the brain which is affecting increasing numbers of Canadian families. In this information session, Mercedes Hughes of the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto will highlight statistics about Alzheimer’s disease and will explain how changes in the brain, lead to memory loss and other cognitive changes in Alzheimer’s disease and how these changes affect an individual’s abilities and behaviour. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Facilitator: Mercedes Hughe, Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto