(Kimberley Kielley/ The Brandon Sun) — September is World Alzheimer’s Month.
Eighty-six per cent of Manitobans are able to identify memory loss as a symptom of dementia. Many know that changes in confusion/disorientation, changes in mood/behaviour and personality changes are also symptoms of the disease. Ten per cent or fewer recognize the other seven warning signs and 70 per cent of Manitobans believe it is possible to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. (…)