Autres nouvelles How the silence of dementia's stigma spirals to worsen quality of life

Some people can thrive with dementia but the disease is often shrouded in misconceptions, which the Alzheimer Society seeks to dispel in a new campaign. People living with dementia are among the most stigmatized groups in society because of assumptions about losing dignity and the ability to express yourself, said Pia Kontos, a senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.