Wanting to learn more about dementia?

Check out the resources below for facts, common myths, and FAQs about dementia.

Facts about Dementia

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/about-alzheimers-and-dementia/what-you-need-to-know

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/about-alzheimers-and-dementia/what-you-need-to-know/alzheimers-disease-vs-dementia

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/What-is-dementia

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/What-is-dementia/Normal-aging-vs-dementia

Common Myths

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Myth-and-reality-about-Alzheimer-s-disease

http://www.alzheimer.ca/~/media/Files/national/Core-lit-brochures/Dispelling_Myths_e.pdf

FAQs about Dementia

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/about-alzheimers-and-dementia/common-first-questions

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Common-Questions

General Dementia Resources

www.alzheimercalgary.ca

http://www.alz.co.uk/

Recognizing Dementia

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/about-alzheimers-and-dementia/warning-signs

Living With Dementia

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/living-with-dementia/just-diagnosed-now-what

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/living-with-dementia/things-to-consider-if-you-have-dementia

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/living-with-dementia/caring-for-people-with-dementia

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia

http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/inpr/rehi/rehi_021.cfm

https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/catalog/productDetail.cfm?lang=en&cat=17&itm=79&sere=2&start=1&stfl=dementia&fr=1463588225445

The Human Rights of People Living With Dementia: from Rhetoric to Reality

Tips & Toolkits

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Ways-to-communicate/Tips-for-communicating-person-with-dementia

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Staying-connected/Visiting-someone-with-dementia

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Staying-connected/Holidays-and-special-occasions

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Staying-connected/Helping-children

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Staying-connected/Helping-teens

LATEST RESEARCH

http://www.alzheimercalgary.ca/about-alzheimers-and-dementia/cause-and-cure/latest-research

http://www.alz.co.uk/adi-research

Dementia Friends Canada

A national awareness and public engagement initiative with an aim is to create a more aware and informed Canadian population to dispel myths and reduce stigma about dementia. Find more information here.