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Stigma and response to dementia in Guatemala’s Indigenous population

In this case study excerpt for the World Alzheimer Report 2019, María Cecilia López Murga, Executive of Asociación Group Ermita Alzheimer de Guatemala, writes about how the association's mission to address the challenges around dementia within Guatemala’s Indigenous communities.

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The circle of life: Indigenous knowledge about dementia in Canada

In this case study excerpt for the World Alzheimer Report 2019, Kristen Jacklin and Karen Pitawanakwat write about understanding the experiences of dementia within Indigenous communities in order to meet dementia care needs in a culturally sensitive way.

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Dr Jennifer Butte

Dr Jennifer Bute: A Journey of Hope

Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2018: The state of the art of dementia research: New frontiers, is Dr Jennifer Butte, a formal General Practitioner (GP) diagnosed with dementia. This is her story in her own words.

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