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Resources for Alzheimer's Family Caregivers

HomeInstead.ca: Learn more about the Alzheimer’s and dementia services provided by the Home Instead Senior Care® network and locate an office near you.

PreventWandering.ca: Collect information about your senior loved one and prepare a list of contacts to alert if that individual becomes lost. If a senior goes missing, use the free service to send your network of friends, family and businesses an alert to be on the lookout for your senior.

HelpforAlzheimersFamilies.ca: Free Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias CARE: Changing Aging Through Research and Education® family training is available in a classroom setting and online to help family caregivers better understand Alzheimer’s disease and how to help manage the common behavioural symptoms associated with the disease. Visit the Dementia Support Network for additional information.

AlzheimersFriendlyBusiness.ca: Help educate local businesses about Alzheimer’s disease including simple coping strategies for dealing with common behaviours associated with Alzheimer’s.

Dementia Friends Canada’s Facebook Page: Connect with a community of more than 13,000 family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease for support.

Alzheimer Society: The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure. Active in communities across Canada, the Society has programs and services near you.

MedicAlert Safely Home: A medical alert ID that is created to help emergency responders treat people quickly and effectively. Critical medical information and the Hotline Number are engraved on the ID bearing the MedicAlert symbol recognized by emergency responders.

“Confidence to Care” book and related free mobile app: Learn more about how to deal with the behavioural symptoms commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease at ConfidencetoCare.ca.

HealthyCanadians.gc: This is the government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Here you can find links to authoritative, up-to-date information from agencies and organizations with expertise in these areas.

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