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You and Your Family - Tools and Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Resources


brainXchange Resource Centre
brainXchange Caregiver Support and Education
Examples of responsive behaviours with links to supportive videos

Alzheimer Society of Canada
The Alzheimer Society is a 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.

Alzheimer Society of Ontario
Since 1983, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for Ontarians living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and advancing the search for the cause and cure.

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) - Mental Health Guides for Seniors and their Families
These brochures are adapted from the CCSMH National Guidelines for Seniors' Mental Health with the financial support and collaboration of the Public Health Agency of Canada and Shoppers Drug Mart.

Caregiver Toolkit by the British Columbia Psychogeriatric Association
A list of resources to which service providers can direct caregivers for education, support and services.

This is Not My Mom
Information and resources about delirium

Vancouver Island Health Authority - Delirium Resources
Information about delirium for families and health care professionals, including tools, flow sheets, learning tools, and professional practice information.

Dementia Crossroads – The Lived Experience Café
A place for the public, persons with dementia, caregivers, community organizations and health care professionals in southeastern Ontario to share information and ideas about dementia and related conditions.

Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) - People Living with Dementia
The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) is committed to supporting people living with dementia to continue to live well.

Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) - Partners in Care
There are many tools and resources available to family partners in care who are supporting a person living with dementia – information directly related to the person you are supporting and also information for you, to help you in your very important role.

Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat - A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario
A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario is your resource for information about programs and services available to Ontario's seniors. It is produced by the Ontario Seniors' Secretariat and distributed by ServiceOntario Publications.

Shifting focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour
Shifting focus is a tool to help the families and friends of people with dementia understand behaviour caused by the disease.

Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres "Let's Connect" Online Workshop and Caregiver Manual
'Let's Connect' brings together students and volunteers with older Adult Day Program participants who have dementia, through an assistive technology.

AcTo Dementia Accessible Touchscreen Apps and Resources
AcTo Dementia provides recommendations and guidance on accessible touchscreen apps for people living with dementia. This website is an ideal resource for anyone with a diagnosis of dementia, or anyone looking to support a person with a diagnosis, to find and use apps on a tablet computer for entertainment and activity.

Living Well with Dementia Social Recreation and Education Programs
All Living Well with Dementia programs are geared to individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and their caregivers, family and friends.

Let's Connect at Home - Manual for Seniors Friendly Apps
Accessible touchscreen apps for people living with dementia. Created by Dr. Arlene Astell, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

BSO Provincial Lived Experience Advisory Network
The purpose of the Behaivoural Supports Ontario (BSO) Provincial Lived Experience Advisory is to join other voices from across the province to establish a provincial network of individuals with lived experience. The advisory also guides BSO projects and participates in an accessible virtual platform to connect people thorugh shared experiences.