Researchers expect Indigenous dementia tool to change lives – Manitoulin Expositor

January 15, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: The breakthrough Canadian Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (CICA) tool is expected to revolutionize dementia diagnosis and care in aging Canadian Indigenous populations. It was developed here on Manitoulin Island. The Expositor will be exploring more aspects of the tool in future editions. To access the free CICA tool, visit

MANITOULIN – The new Canadian Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (CICA) tool, developed on Manitoulin Island in partnership between researchers, advisors, healthcare providers and Island First Nations, is a major medical advancement toward improving dementia health outcomes in Indigenous people across Canada.

Experts predict the CICA will have profound impacts for families especially.

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