Dementia

The Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange (AKE)
Supports those interested in improving the Ontario system of care for persons with Alzheimer Disease & Related Dementias (ADRD). It facilitates the exchange of information, innovation and expertise among caregivers, educators, researchers and policy-makers.

Alzheimer Society of Canada/Société Alzheimer du Canada
Provides information, links and on-line videos about Alzheimer Disease; also offers access to on-line publications, forums and chats

Alzheimer Society of Ontario
The web site for the provincial office of the Alzheimer Society in Ontario includes information (in English and French) on Ontario's Strategy for Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias, the development of Public Policy in Ontario, provincial programs and initatives and provides a directory to local chapters in Ontario.

Approaches to Dementia Care
These resources provide a variety of information, training or support to paid and unpaid caregivers.

DASN
Web site developed by and for individuals with dementia. Includes research papers, fact sheets and Online Chatroom.

Dementia Education Needs Assessment (DENA)
An assessment tool designed to assist professionals working in organizations that provide care to older persons with dementia, make decisions about continuing education programs related to dementia (Alzheimer Disease or related dementias – ADRD).

Lewy Body Dementia
Comprehensive scientific, clinical and caregiver information on Lewy body dementias.

MAREP
The web site provides information on current research on innovations and effective approaches to dementia care in the long term care setting and for providing meaningful support to family and caregivers.

The Alzheimer's Research Exchange - University of Waterloo (ARE)
Connects researchers and caregivers to facilitate exchange and collaboration in order to improve dementia care practices in Canada. The site includes a free weekly email News Service, the latest Alzheimer Research, a resource network for researchers, a clearinghouse of up-to-date research and information on care giving for persons with Alzheimer Disease and other related dementias, the application of research and more.

Toronto Dementia Network
Online directory of services for individuals with dementia, their families and caregivers available in Toronto.

U-First! Training
U-First! is an education program that was developed for use in the long term care sector, as part of the Ontario government’s multi-year provincial Alzheimer Strategy.