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Alzheimer’s Disease: Resources and Referrals
Is an age-related cognitive impairment affecting the person you are caring for? Here are some resources and referrals on Alzheimer’s disease.
Resources and references proposed by the Quebec Federation of Alzheimer Societies and L’Appui pour les proches aidants are suggested here.
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder?
Make your daily life easier as a caregiver of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder:
In Québec, the emphasis on the issue of cognitive impairment in aging is on the application of best clinical and organizational practices throughout the province.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Resources and referrals from the Quebec Federation of Alzheimer Societies
The Federation of Quebec Alzheimer Societies represents, supports and defends the rights of the 153,000 Quebecers living with Alzheimer’s disease or another neurocognitive disorder.
The 20 Alzheimer Societies in Québec that make up the Federation provide advice and services to people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families starting with the diagnosis to help them cope better with the disease. They are your first link to a community of experts, support, knowledge and answers. For example, I’m caring for a person living with dementia is a complete section dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease: resources and references.
Call 1-888-636-6473 or contact your local Alzheimer Society.
Caregiver Support Helpline and email support
Caregiver Support Helpine is there for all caregivers, everywhere in Québec. Whether you are looking for a sympathetic ear, information or referrals, our counselors are available every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. This service is free and confidential.
A page on our website is dedicated to the telephone helplines that caregivers can use throughout Quebec.
Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Each January, the Federation of Quebec Alzheimer Societies promotes Alzheimer Disease Awareness Month in Canada.
Awareness, says the Federation, is “the first step to fighting stigma, reinforcing human rights and pushing for policy change, as well as other actions that can lift up Canadians living with dementia.”
Need to talk?
Contact our Caregiver Support Helpline for counselling, information et referrals.
Every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Free of charge.