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Positive Approach® to Care Mission

Use our talents and abilities to develop awareness, spread knowledge and teach skills to transform what exists into a more positive dementia care culture.

PAC ™ Vision Statement

Positive Approach ® enhances the life and relationships of those living with brain change by fostering an inclusive, universal community.


As of today, there are 564,000 Canadians living with dementia. About 25,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. By 2031, that number is expected to rise to 937,000 an increase of 61%. Canadian health care system is ill equipped to deal with the staggering costs.

Roughly 56,000 Canadians living with dementia are being cared for in hospitals, even though this is not an ideal location. 1.1 million Canadians are affected directly or indirectly by dementia, at an annual cost of 10.4 Billion cost to Canadians.

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