Aging Research Axis

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: Stemming the tide of an epidemic

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Vital Initiative Description
In Numbers...
  • 50%
    more Canadians and their families could be facing Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia in just 5 years
  • 1 in 5
    Proportion of Canadians aged 45 and older providing care to seniors with long-term health problems
  • 72%
    of Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease are women
  • 500,000
    Approximate number of Canadians who are affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia
In Brief...
Fundraising Goal: Ongoing

Support the work of researchers in the Aging Research Axis in the Lady Davis Institute and contribute to advances against some of the more debilitating conditions of advanced age.