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Canadian survey: 46% would be embarrassed to have dementia

People diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease find there is a stigma associated with the conditions, and the Alzheimer Society of Canada has launched a web campaign to encourage people to "see dementia differently." A survey of 1,500 adults found 46% would be ashamed or embarrassed if they had dementia and 36% would be uncomfortable interacting with people who have dementia.

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