What is dementia?

Learn from Dr. Morris Freedman about Alzheimer’s diseases and other forms of dementia, its causes and how it can impact individuals.

How Baycrest is helping to defeat dementia

Baycrest is a global leader in research, innovation, education and care for older adults, with a special focus on brain health and aging.

Baycrest is home to a robust research and innovation network, including one of the world’s top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, the Rotman Research Institute; the scientific headquarters of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, Canada’s largest national dementia research initiative; and the Baycrest-powered Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, a solution accelerator focused on driving innovation in the aging and brain health sector.

Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest provides excellent care for older adults combined with an extensive clinical training program for the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Through these initiatives, Baycrest has remained at the forefront of the fight to defeat dementia as our organization works to help individuals Fear No Age and create a world where every older adult enjoys a life of purpose, inspiration and fulfilment.

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