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Tips and resources

Chances are you will know someone living with the disease. Having the disease, or caring for someone who does, can be challenging. Friends, neighbours and extended family are crucial sources of support for the family. And community members like you play a crucial role in overcoming stigma and misconceptions, and providing assistance so  that everyone feels more confident.

Here are some things you can do to help:

  • Learn about dementia and its impact. Read more about dementia…
  • Contact your local Alzheimer Society resource centre to find out about local services and learning opportunities. Learn more about your community...
  • Communication: Alzheimer's disease and other dementias can diminish communication abilities. Learn helpful techniques to engage in effective and meaningful interactions with the person who has dementia. Read about communication and dementia…
  • Connect with the person with dementia and caregiver to find out what help is needed. Learn more about practical and emotional help…
  • Decide what sort of help you are comfortable giving.  Learn more about ways to help...

 


Last Updated: 01/06/15
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