This information sheet provides an introduction to the three types of the disease, symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors and treatment options.

This information sheet provides an overview of this rare progressive neuro-degenerative disease.  Symptoms, diagnosis, risk factors and treatment options are reviewed.

This Alzheimer Society webpage includes a video to help people understand the possible causes of challenging behaviours associated with dementia, strategies for responding to behaviours and additional resources.

This information sheet provides information on how individuals with dementia may experience changes which increase their risk of falling, considerations to keep in mind if a fall does occur, recommendations to reduce environmental risk factors as well as a checklist that incorporates space for creating an action plan.

This information sheet gives an overview of the disease, describes approaches to care, disease stages, end of life considerations and useful resources.

This American website provides an overview of medicines for dementia, how they work, how well they work and side effects.

This information sheet developed by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation outlines a number of ways a home can be adapted to make life easier for people living with dementia and their care partners.  A number of considerations and tips are provided related to lighting to flooring, everything in between and outdoor spaces.

This brochure outlines things that people can do to enhance their health and quality of life when living with Alzheimer’s disease. Tips regarding nutrition, physical, mental and social activities are included.  Safety considerations and other resources are also provided.

Alzheimer’s Disease International’s, “I Can! I Will!” project provides e-books with a variety of perspectives on dementia.  This book contains chapters specific to family carers and friends.

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