Starter information package
Looking for a place to start? We can send you an information package of brochures, fact sheets and a list of helpful resources.
To request your information package, contact the First Link® Dementia Helpline or your local Alzheimer Resource Centre.
These publications can all be found at your local Alzheimer Resource Centre, and are available online.
Connections is a quarterly publication featuring submissions by and resources for caregivers, as well as news, updates and ways to get involved with the Society.
Read past issues of Connections online or subscribe to receive future issues. You can help us reduce our costs by choosing to receive Connections by email.
||Insight is a quarterly publication that offers helpful strategies for people living with dementia.
It includes tips from Early Stage Support Group members from across the province and personal stories about people who are living with dementia.
Read past issues of Insight online or subscribe to receive future issues. You can help us reduce our costs by choosing to receive Insight by email.
Brochures, fact sheets and booklets
The Alzheimer Society of B.C. has a variety of free educational brochures and fact sheets for people with dementia, their families, caregivers and anyone who is concerned about dementia. Brochures and fact sheets are available through local Alzheimer Resource Centres or by contacting the First Link® Dementia Helpline. The brochure, First Link: Your Link to Dementia Support - For people living with dementia and caregivers, lists our locations and programs.
Materials are also available to download.
Progression of Alzheimer's disease
For persons with dementia
- First Steps - for people with dementia (PDF)
- All About Me (PDF): This booklet is designed to help people living with dementia create a record of their background and what is important to them.
- Shared Experiences: On this web page, booklets and audio files are available to answer some of your questions and concerns about living with Alzheimer’s disease.
Living with dementia
Caring for someone with dementia
Risk factors and genetics
Advocacy fact sheet series
Advocacy simply means speaking up — for yourself or for someone else. These fact sheets offer tips on advocating for a family member with dementia. We suggest that you read through the series, and then use the resources provided at the end of each fact sheet to find more specific information.
Kids and teens
For health-care providers
Additional print resources are available at your local Alzheimer Resource Centre.
A full list of brochures and publications produced by the Alzheimer Society of Canada can be found here.
Public order form
Organizations in British Columbia and the Yukon can order informational brochures from the Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s Provincial Office by requesting a public order form.
Last Updated: 07/19/17