Another weekly brace of stories affecting the 905. When is disrupting a democratic meeting appropriate? Uncle Doug is building nuclear power plants. Uncle Justin is thowing money at the provinces to spend on healthcare to make up for the fact the premiers won’t throw enough money at it themselves.
We invited Mary Burnett, the CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton, Phyllis Fehr who was given a working diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s at 53 years old and works to break down stigmas associated with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, and Jill Davis who is returning to the podcast to provide the experience of a caregiver with a loved one with dementia.
Dylan Buskermolen is originally from Burlington and was studying at Queen’s University with plans to pursue a law degree when he was diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. The diagnosis changed this life, and while it has brought enormous challenges that he is still having to confront, it has also led Dylan in positive directions in his life and career that he never considered before.