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This guide provides examples of brain games and exercises. It encourages people living with dementia to develop and maintain regular 'workouts' for the brain to support cognition while engaging in enjoyable activities.
This guide outlines the main stressors experienced by people living with dementia, and offers solutions to manage and alleviate them. It focuses on managing stress associated with social situations, verbal communication, changes of abilities and memory, and managing the environment and negative emotions.
This guide outlines communication challenges experienced by people living with dementia when communicating with family and friends, health care professionals, and in social situations. It provides practical solutions and a wide range of communication strategies.
This guide focuses on ways that people living with dementia can enhance physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual well-being to live life to the fullest. It provides helpful tips for eating well, being physically active, staying connected with others, and living in peace.
This guide offers advice on creating a 'new normal' in daily life when living with dementia. It provides memory “workout” ideas, tips for those in the workforce, and strategies to develop daily routines that will work for individuals.
This guide offers suggestions for people living with dementia to discover meaningful experiences through activities and relationships. Meaningful leisure can include a wide range of activities, and is important for well-being.
This guide offers tips and strategies for living well with young onset dementia. It provides suggestions on adapting to the cognitive and physical changes associated with young onset dementia, as well as managing and coping with emotions, independence, family, transportation, and finance.
This guide offers many tips and strategies to understand, support and maintain the health and well-being of partners in care. Positive stories are also shared to encourage all partners in care on their journey.
This guide explores the experiences of loss and grief that come with the dementia journey for family partners in care as well as people living with dementia. It provides useful tips and strategies for acknowledging, experiencing and transforming these experiences, and supporting readers through the ebbs and flows of loss and grief to a place of acceptance, peace and hope.
This guide presents strategies for adapting to the many changes associated with food, mealtimes and living with dementia. Whether shopping for groceries, preparing meals, or going to a restaurant to eat, it is important to acknowledge and accept changes around food and mealtimes for both people living with dementia and partners in care.
This guide offers many safety tips and strategies related to driving, living at home, being out in the community, personal identification and use of technology, health and medication, physical safety, and financial safety. It also provides information and resources related to safety and dignity.
This guide offers tips and strategies for staying safe in the community, including communication strategies and planning ahead. Memory changes and challenges with solving problems can increase the risk of getting lost, or make finding your way more difficult for people living with dementia. This guide was developed in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and Finding Your Way™.
This guide examines factors that are important in the lives of young carers - children, youth, and young adults who experience a shift in their family roles as a result of a family member’s exceptional needs or their unique family situation. It suggests ways to manage and cope with responsibilities, and provides advice and guidance to adults and organizations on ways they can better support young carers in their community.