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Baycrest is a world-class developer of innovations in aging that enhance quality of life by optimizing physical and mental well being. A health-sciences centre affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest’s internationally-renowned scientific research and clinical practice is dedicated to transforming the journey of aging.

Behind every person with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.

Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all. The Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario develops and provides public policy advice that promotes mental health and improves the lives of people living with mental illness. CMHA Ontario achieves its mission by being a leader in the evolution of Ontario’s mental health and addictions system. We contribute our knowledge, resources and skills to provincial policy development and implementation. We promote mental health in collaboration with others.

Parkinson Society Canada is the only national full-service Parkinson’s organization serving Canadians living with Parkinson’s, with 12 regional Parkinson’s Societies and 235 Support Groups and Chapters across the country.

The Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC) is a national registered charity dedicated to supporting parents and strengthening families through a number of initiatives, including creating educational resources, developing training programs for professionals, and delivering community-based parent education.

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Dr. Michael Gordon is Medical Program Director, Palliative Care Baycrest Geriatric Health Care System in Toronto, Canada and Professor of Medicine, at the University of Toronto. His latest book, Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare follows soon on his memoir Brooklyn Beginnings: A Geriatrician’s Odyssey. Moments that Matter, is a guide for family members to help support them through the very difficult personal and ethical challenges which they often face during the later years of life of their parents and elder loved ones. Dr. Gordon is also the co-author with Bart Mindszenthy of Parenting Your Parents. Dr. Gordon’s books are available in book stores and online.