Alzheimer Associations / Societies:
 Alzheimer Society of Canada : information (in English and French) on the disease, research and treatment available in Canada, materials for the person with dementia, family caregivers and health care professionals, and publishers of the Rising Tide Report.
 Alzheimer Society of Ontario: information (in English and French) on the development of Public Policy in Ontario, provincial programs and initatives, and provides a directory to local chapters in Ontario.
 Alzheimer Society of Toronto: programs and services, information resources, online catalogue, opportunities for participation and support.
 Alzheimer's Association (US) information (in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese) on the disease, research and treatment available in the United States, and provides a directory to state, regional and local chapters across the United States of America.
  Alzheimer's Disease International: links to information in many languages as well as a directory to the national offices of the Alzheimer Societies/Associations that exist around the world.
 Dementia Advocacy and Support Network - DASNI International : worldwide organization by and for those diagnosed with dementia, working together to improve their quality of life.
 Dementia Networks Across Ontario :Guide to the 36 local dementia networks currently in operation across Ontario.
Alzheimer Knowledge Bases :
 Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange: an information clearinghouse, facilitates interactive exchange, supports exchange agents and assists in moving innovations in practice forward.
 Alzheimer's Education and Referral Center (US): national clearinghouse of information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias includes information in English and Spanish and provides directories to Alzheimer's Disease Research Centres
 Alzheimer Research Forum : A scientific knowledge base on Alzheimer's disease, with research news, expert commentaries, and databases for peer-reviewed articles, drugs, research reagents, grants, jobs, conferences, and more.
 Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program - MAREP - University of Waterloo : an information and communication link between researchers and practitioners. It has facilitated the production of a number of booklets written by and for people with dementia.
Government Programs & Initiatives :
 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) Toronto Central | Mississauga Halton | Central West | Central | Central East
Toronto is part of 5 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). See Organizations by LHIN for maps and directory. Not sure what LHIN serves you? Use the LHIN Locator
  A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario - community programs and services provided by the federal, provincial and municipal governments as well as a wide range of community service providers. Covers a broad range of services from health programs and financial supports to recreational and volunteering opportunities. Available online in English, Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish.
 Financial Aid and Subsidies - a guide to federal, provincial and municipal (Toronto) based programs
 Public Reporting on Long-Term Care Homes - launched by the Ministry of Health to boost the accountability of Ontario's 600 nursing and long-term care homes to 73,000 residents.
 Regional Geriatric Program - RGP: a network of Specialized Geriatric Services, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is a source of information and educational services for professional and family caregivers and for seniors themselves.
  U-First! Education Initiative: U-First! links with the P.I.E.C.E.S. initiative and is designed for Supervisors of Unregulated Health Care Providers who provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in long-term care facilities and community agencies.
Other Resources :
 Dementia Care Products Guide to sources for clothing, activition products and caregiving aids.
 Multi-Language Online Resources: Guide to online dementia resources in languages other than English.

Revised August 2012

 
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