Web resources maintained by Canadian organizations offering services to persons with Alzheimer's or dementia, non-professional caregivers, and the elderly.
Alzheimer Groupe Inc.
A Montreal-based resource agency and charitable organization providing current information, education, support, research, and advocacy for individuals, families and the community who are living with Alzheimer's disease and the related disorders.
Alzheimer Society of Canada
The Alzheimer Society provides support, information and education to people with Alzheimer's disease, families, physicians and healthcare providers.
Alzheimer's Foundation for Caregiving in Canada
Providing a range of services and programs for individuals with Alzheimer's and the families, and advocating both locally and nationally for funding, support and programs benefiting people with Alzheimer's Disease or dementia.
Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP)
A Canadian website geared to life as a senior in Canada, CARP takes an online magazine approach to providing helpful information on topics relevant to retired Canadians. A source of helpful products and resources, this website also features advocacy, benefits, and community information for members. Provides links to www.50plus.com, another online magazine for seniors, and www.seniors.ca, a webportal with links to many different sites relevant to Canadian seniors.
Canadian Caregiver Coalition
The national voice for the needs and interests of family caregivers, they are a bilingual, not-for-profit organization made up of caregivers, caregiver support groups, national stakeholder organizations and researchers. The work of the CCC-CCAN involves: advocacy, research, education, resource development and communication.
Canadian Virtual Hospice
The Canadian Virtual Hospice is an online, interactive network for people dealing with life-threatening illness and loss. It provides insight from many different perspectives, serving patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and volunteers.
A practical website to help people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers understand, recognize, record and track their symptoms through an interactive, online tool which is accessible with a subscription.
Elder Care Canada
An advice and action consulting service aimed at ‘adult children' seeking advice and hands-on help for all aspects of care for aging parents. Toronto-based, its services are available to clients across Canada, as well as internationally.
Long Term Care
A Canadian web portal with lots of resources for caregivers and professional advisors on caring for an elderly family member. Users can order books and CD-Roms on long-term care, as well as sign up to attend different seminars on the subject. Additional websites for caregivers and professional advisors included on the site are:
A free resource for finding local senior housing in Canada, with information on Independent Living, Home Care, Residential Care Homes, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care, and Nursing Homes in all Canadian provinces.
Toronto Dementia Network
Online directory of services for individuals with dementia, their families and caregivers available in Toronto.
Veteran's Affairs Canada - Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
A Canadian government site with useful information on the disease and how to care for Alzheimer's patients.
Why are there so many sites ,but none of them give you any help unless you send money ,I would gladly pay for help but there is nothing out there to help I can see whats happening I don't need to read the same thing over and over and over.......... again.All I would like is a site or a # to call for some actual help or advice,to help me deal with what is going on. I used to depend on my wife for everything now she can't even make dinner and I have to work 10 hours a day and am afraid of what I'm coming home to on a daily basis.