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Other Resources for Health Care Section

Below is a collection of additional resource (some with links) for each of the topic areas in the Health Care section of the website. Each of these resources has been evaluated for you and is considered relevant, readable and reliable (top 25% of over 500 resources we have reviewed).

Learning about the Disease

Alzheimer Scotland. (n.d.). Don't make the journey alone: A message for fellow travelers. [Booklet]. Scotland, Alzheimer Scotland. (http://www.alzscot.org/downloads/dontmake.pdf)

Alzheimer Society of British Columbia. (n.d.). Memory problems? [Booklet]. Okanagan, BC, Canada: Alzheimer Society of BC.
(http://www.alzheimerbc.org/getdoc/19c68af4-e2d7-4c5c-b058-ab4db3ba54b6/MemoryProblemsBooklet.aspx)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Shared experiences: suggestions for those with alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/I-have-dementia/Shared-experiences)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2003). Just for you: For people diagnosed with Alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2003). Research: Related dementia – lewy body dementia. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2003). Research: Related dementia – vascular dementia. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2007). Research: Related dementia – frontotemporal dementia. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009, January). The progression of Alzheimer's disease: early stage. Retrieved from http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/I-have-dementia/Early-stage.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009, January). The progression of Alzheimer's disease: middle stage. Retrieved from http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Stages-of-Alzheimer-s-disease/Middle-Stage

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009, January). The progression of Alzheimer's disease: late stage. Retrieved from http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Stages-of-Alzheimer-s-disease/Late-Stage.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009, January). The progression of Alzheimer's disease: end of life. Retrieved from http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Stages-of-Alzheimer-s-disease/End-of-Life.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009, March). The progression of Alzheimer's disease: Overview. Retrieved from http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Stages-of-Alzheimer-s-disease.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2011). Myth and Reality about Alzheimer's Disease. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Myth-and-reality-about-Alzheimer-s-disease)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2012). Stages of Alzheimer's Disease. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
( http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Stages-of-Alzheimer-s-disease)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2012). 10 warning signs. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Warning-signs-and-symptoms/10-warning-signs)

Alzheimer Society of Peel. (n.d.). Your guidelines to "a journey through care". [Booklet]. Mississauga, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Commonwealth of Australia. (2006). Living with dementia: A booklet for people with dementia. [Booklet]. Canberra, Australia: Department of Health and Aging. [PDF]

Diamond, J. (2008). A report on Alzheimer's disease and current research. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Research/Alzheimer-Society-Research-Program)

Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. (n.d.). An introduction to lewy body dementia. Atlanta, GA: Lewy Body Dementia Association. (www.lbda.org)

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Living with dementia: A guidebook for families. Ontario, Canada: MICT.

Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program. (2011). Before/early diagnosis. A "By Us For Us" Guide. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: MAREP.
(http://www.marep.uwaterloo.ca/products/bufu.html)

Assessment and Testing

Alzheimer's Australia. (2005). About you: Talking with your doctor. [Brochure]. Canberra, Australia: Department of Health and Aging.

Alzheimer Society of Canada http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Diagnosis

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Living with Alzheimer disease: Practical answers to your questions. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Janssen-Ortho Inc.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2003). Just for you: For people diagnosed with Alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Ontario: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2012). 10 warning signs. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/About-dementia/Alzheimer-s-disease/Warning-signs-and-symptoms/10-warning-signs)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009). Alzheimer's disease: Getting a diagnosis. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Peel. (n.d.). Your guidelines to "a journey through care". [Booklet]. Mississauga, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Peel.

Commonwealth of Australia. (2006). Living with dementia: A booklet for people with dementia. [Booklet]. Canberra, Australia: Department of Health and Aging. [PDF]

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Living with dementia: A guidebook for families. Ontario, Canada: MICT.

Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (2011). Before/early diagnosis: A "By Us For Us" Guide. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: MAREP.
(http://www.marep.uwaterloo.ca/products/bufu.html)

Treatment and Medications

Alzheimer Scotland. (n.d.). Don't make the journey alone: A message for fellow travelers. [Booklet]. Scotland: Alzheimer Scotland. (http://www.alzscot.org/downloads/dontmake.pdf)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Shared experiences: suggestions for those with Alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/I-have-dementia/Shared-experiences)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2004). Drugs: Reminyl (also known as galantamine hydrobromide). [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2005). Drugs: Exelon (also known as rivastigmine). [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2007). Drugs: Aricept (also known as donepezil or E2020). [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2007). Drugs: Ebixa (also known as memantine hydrochloride). [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009). Alzheimer's disease: Treatment options. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Treatment-options)

Diamond, J. (2008). A report on Alzheimer's disease and current research. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Research/Alzheimer-Society-Research-Program)

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Living with dementia: A guidebook for families. Ontario, Canada: MICT.

Health Care Professionals

Alzheimer's Australia. (2005, July). About you…talking with your doctor: Information for people with dementia. Australia: Alzheimer's Australia.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Living with Alzheimer disease: Practical answers to your questions. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Janssen-Ortho Inc.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2001). Shared experiences: suggestions for those with Alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Ontario: Author.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/I-have-dementia/Shared-experiences)

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2003). Just for you: For people diagnosed with Alzheimer disease. [Booklet]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2009). Alzheimer's disease: Treatment options. [Brochure]. Toronto, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Canada.
(http://www.alzheimer.ca/en/Living-with-dementia/Treatment-options)

Alzheimer Society of Peel. (n.d.). Your guidelines to "a journey through care". [Booklet]. Mississauga, Canada: Alzheimer Society of Peel.

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Living with dementia: A guidebook for families. Ontario, Canada: MICT.

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