Saskatchewan is the sixth most populated province in Canada with a population of 1.164 million from the 2017 population estimate. It is located in western Canada and categorized as a Canadian prairie and a boreal province. Saskatchewan is surrounded by other Canada provinces such as Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Alberta, and Nunavut and also U.S states of North Dakota and Montana. It is a landlocked province and the only province in Canada without a natural border. Saskatchewan was formerly a part of North-West Territories but it became a province in 1905.
About 1 in 15 (6.6%) of Saskatchewanians 65 years or older suffer from dementia including Alzheimer’s disease (DiAD) according to a 2014-2015 report.
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