From left: The event was moderated by Dr. Arlene MacDougall with talks from Lawson researchers Dr. Mandar Jog, Dr. Elizabeth Finger and Dr. Jennie Wells.
In Ontario alone, an estimated 285,000 individuals currently live with some form of neurodegenerative disorder. This includes Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, mild cognitive impairment, dementia and movement disorders.
The experiences and symptoms for each person vary, but they share a progressive decline in their cognitive and motor function. It can affect their ability to work, socialize and live independently.