Resources for Patients & Caregivers

Information is important when it comes to living with memory challenges. We’ve compiled a number of helpful resources to support the patients and caregivers in our community.

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Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Ontario Power of Attorney Kit

Instructions and forms for creating a power of attorney

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Harvard Healthy Eating Pyramid

Harvard Healthy Eating Pyramid

Simple guide to choosing a healthy diet

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Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario

Caregiving Strategies

Website, handbook, and free online course for care partners

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Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program

By Us For Us (BUFU) Guides

Series of guides for persons with dementia and partners in care

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Maintaining the Connection

Dr. Susan Lane, MD, CCFP COE

Video on communication tips for family members of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia

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Champlain Dementia Network and Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

No Thanks, We’re Fine: Supporting Families Living with Dementia

Video on seeking help for persons with dementia and care partners

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Alzheimer Society of Canada

Living with Dementia

Information on making life enjoyable and full for people living with dementia

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Alzheimer Society of Canada

Finding Your Way

Information for people with dementia, families, and caregivers on recognizing the risk of going missing, preparing for incidents of going missing, and living safely in the community

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Alzheimer Society of Canada

MedicAlert Safely Home

Information on the MedicAlert Safely Home program, used to help people living with dementia who are at risk of going missing

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Alzheimer Society of Ontario

My Mom Has Alzheimer's

Series of videos for family members of persons living with Alzheimer's dementia

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Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network

When Dementia is in the House

Information on helping younger people to understand dementia

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FDA

Tips for Seniors

Information on medication use for older adults

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FDA

Drug Information for Consumers

A list of resources for medications

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Health Canada

Safe Medication Use

Information on preventing harm from medication incidents

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Health Canada

Keep Your Medications Organized

Information on how to organize your medications

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