Visiting: Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland & Haliburton
For Nunavut & Yukon contact the provincial Alzheimer Society closest to you.
Finding Your Way tools
Information and resources
Tip sheets and checklist downloads
Nearly 200,000 Ontarians have dementia. Fifty percent of those who go missing for 24 hours become seriously injured or die. Anyone with dementia can go missing with no prior warning signs.
These tip sheets provide simple ideas on how best to deal with the risk of going missing.
For people with dementia, every step counts.
Download a tip sheet
Download a checklist for steps to follow when a person with dementia goes missing.
Download a checklist for what to do when reuniting after a missing incident.
For more information on dementia and what help is available, visit the Alzheimer Society of Ontario website
Shifting focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour
Shifting focus is a tool to help people understand behaviour caused by the dementia. This short guide provides real life examples and simple advice for friends and families of those living with the disease. The guide is available in the 8 Finding Your Way languages.