Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Diseases
ALS
Informing the National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias: National Survey Findings
The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) conducted online surveys throughout January 2018, Alzheimer's Awareness Month,... read more...
Listen, Talk, Connect: Communicating With People Living With Dementia
This booklet is intended to improve communication (both verbal and nonverbal) between caregiver, families and friends of... read more...
Pain and Dementia
In order to address the significant problem of undiagnosed and under-treated pain in the elderly, Cary A. Brown, University... read more...
The Palliative Approach for Advanced Dementia in Long Term Care
This pamphlet was made to help persons with Dementia and their families know what to expect at the end of life so they can... read more...
Positive Communication- The Open Dementia Programme
These 20-30 minute modules of the Open Dementia e-Learning Programme are designed for anyone who has contact with someone... read more...
Progression of Parkinson’s Disease Info Sheet
Helpful information about Parkinson’s disease read more...
Promoting Quality of Life in Planning Care
A resource booklet that provides information to families on end stage dementia. Includes common signs and symptoms of decline... read more...
Taking Care of Caregivers (Alzheimer Society)
After hours telephone support provided by the Alzheimer Society across Canada.    Phone: 1 866 797 0000 read more...
TeepaSnow: Positive Approach to Brain Change (Dementia)
This website has a wealth of resources to support a better understanding of Dementia. Patients and families as well as health... read more...