Aug 14, 2018
By Valerie Massie
Christine Ross fills in for Libby Znaimer.
With an aging population, Canada is bracing for a wave of new cases of Alzheimer’s and dementia. There’s a groundbreaking program that allows caregivers to feel what it’s like to live with the disease. Christine speaks with Kim Grier, the lead trainer of ‘Virtual Dementia Tour’.
And – Next time you clean out the fridge and throw that head of lettuce or yogurt in the compost or trash, think about this fact: 60 percent of food Canadians throw away could have been consumed! And there’s now a movement gaining momentum to change our attitude about food waste. Christine talks to Vince Sferazza a waste policy planner with the city of Toronto.