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Dementia patients more isolated than ever

It’s been five long weeks since I’ve visited my 90-year-old dad in his Toronto dementia facility.

Asked to refrain from seeing him for 14 days after I returned from Florida due to heightened precautions over the coronavirus, I was literally on my way to visit last Saturday when his facility, 147 Elder St., emailed to advise all families they’d gone into complete lockdown.

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