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Care & Support - Community Support and Services

This section offers information about accessing and receiving information, support and services in your community, if you are a person diagnosed with a dementia, or a family member or care partner of someone with a dementia. Topics include:

  1. Education and social support services
  2. Home care services
  3. In-home and community companion/activity and respite programs

Each topic contains frequently asked questions and answers. If you are looking for more information on a certain topic, you will also be able to access helpful links and websites within and at the end of each section.

Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia can be overwhelming, but there are community supports and services that can assist you in many different ways throughout this process.

[This page updated on December 13, 2012]
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