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Baycrest’s unique volunteer visit program could preserve thinking skills for dementia patients living in long-term care February 22, 2017
Baycrest scientists and clinicians are teaming up with long-term care homes across Toronto to explore how volunteer visits could help older adults with dementia preserve or improve their thinking abil …

MP Marco Mendicino delivers a speech about Federal Funding for Baycrest Health Sciences in Eglinton-Lawrence February 21, 2017

Dementia: hearing loss may contribute to symptoms February 17, 2017
By: Dr. Michael GordonMillions of dollars from the pharmaceutical industry have been invested in the quest to find medications that may prevent or decrease the progress of dementia-causing conditions, …

Understanding the importance of hearing loss for those with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers January 23, 2017
By: Marilyn Reed, professional practice leader for audiology at Baycrest Health SciencesThe link between age-related hearing loss and cognitive impairment has been well established through over 30 yea …

Zane Caplansky discusses the Baycrest 2046 Challenge January 20, 2017
On Wednesday, January 18, Zane Caplansky, the owner of Caplansky’s Deli and the host of Let’s Eat on Newstalk 1010, participated in the Baycrest 2046 Challenge. While raising funds to support aging an …

Family Mentor Program at Baycrest celebrated as a Leading Practice January 17, 2017
Designed to help to alleviate some of the stress and anxiety that many families feel when moving a loved one to a long-term care home, the Family Mentor Program at Baycrest has been recognized as a Le …

Josh Cooper to lead Baycrest Foundation as new President and CEO January 10, 2017
The Baycrest Foundation, the fundraising arm of Baycrest Health Sciences, today announced the appointment of Josh Cooper as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. He will begin in his new role …

Baycrest Health Sciences recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People January 10, 2017
Baycrest Health Sciences has been recognized by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2017. This special designation recognizes employers that off …

RRI Founding Director named Officer of the Order of Canada January 9, 2017
TORONTO, Canada – The Founding Director of Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI), Dr. Donald Stuss, has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada (O.C.), one of Canada’s highest civilian honou …

Researchers identify connection between what we see and how we remember January 5, 2017
TORONTO, Canada – Baycrest researchers have uncovered an important link between eye movements and the brain’s memory system that bolsters the case for using eye-tracking technology to evaluate memory …