Baycrest experts featured on Canada AM week-long series “Living with Alzheimer’s”, Jan. 19-22, 2015

CTV’s flagship morning news program, Canada AM, invited several Baycrest Health Sciences’ experts to join panel discussions for its week-long series, Living with Alzheimer’s, Jan. 19-22.

Baycrest is a global leader in brain health and aging and frequently sought out by media to offer best practice insights on a wide range of topics related to healthy aging, caregiving, depression in older adults, strategies to protect the brain from dementia, and the power of arts in healthcare.

Baycrest experts invited to participate in discussions this week on Canada AM include:

Gordon2Dr. Michael Gordon, one of Canada’s longest serving geriatricians, currently medical program director of Palliative Care, a clinical ethicist and author of several books, including Parenting Your Parents. Watch the interview on Jan. 20 –


melissa2Melissa Tafler, social worker and arts in health coordinator, shared insights about the power of the arts in healthcare settings for older adults. Watch the interview on Jan. 21 –


 LindaLinda Jackson, vice-president of Residential, Community and Brain Health, and thought leader on Aging at Home provincial strategy, and caregiving challenges. Watch the interview with Linda and Judith Wahl, executive director of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly on Jan. 22 – video clip

Linda2Watch the Canada AM Town Hall with Linda Jackson and other thought leaders on the topic of caregiving and Alzheimer’s — video clip