Dementia & Alzheimer's Resources

  • Healthy Tip Tuesday: Do you know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s?

    Identifying the sign of Alzheimer’s is key to ensuring that you or your loved one receives the right treatment. The Alzheimer Society has developed the following warning signs for Alzheimer’s

  • There’s a robot for that!

    With the advancement of technology, we have become more and more dependent on artificial intelligence, smart technology and robots to enhance our lives. There are a plethora of new technologies that can enable seniors to live independent and healthy lives longer.

  • Safe patient handling: transferring patients with dementia

    It is important for those moving and handling people with dementia to consider the severity of the person’s symptoms in order to assist them safely. Cognitive impairment in dementia often limits the ability of the person to communicate effectively

  • Do you have the support you need to manage Alzheimer’s?

    Watching a loved one live with Alzheimer’s and dementia can be challenging. Caring for someone as they are suffering from memory loss can take its toll both physically and emotionally. There are services that can provide you with the support you need as you care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

  • On the road again: how to safely transport an Alzheimer's and dementia passenger

    Whether a trip will be successful with an Alzheimer’s passenger will depend on how far he or she has progressed in their illness. Here are some steps that a caregiver or transport service provider can take in order to accommodate an Alzheimer’s or dementia passenger.

  • Online lessons in dementia management

    In this session of Caregiver Tip Tuesday, we take a look at an article from the New York Times, written by Judith Graham on Online Lessons in Dementia Management.

  • Dementia, accusations and fractured fairy tales

    Today's article is by Bob DeMarco and was taken from The Alzheimer's Reading Room, the number one source of life news and health information for the entire Alzheimers and dementia community.

  • Understanding the stages of Alzheimer's

    In this session of Caregiver Tip Tuesday we take a look at the different stages of Alzheimer's and the types of appropriate care for each stage.