Because brain disorders can rob us of so much... we are creating new hope for so many.

Dr. Jennie Wells and Joan McConnellFinding solutions to help Joan live more fully

Joan McConnell was diagnosed with alzheimer's disease when she was only 59. In the nine years since, she has participated in every research study she could, as dementia has taken a hefty toll among several aunts and her own mother. Guiding Joan through this journey has been Parkwood Hospital geriatrician Dr. Jennie Wells (pictured far left). Today, a remarkable Joan remains a dedicated community volunteer.

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