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Medications

NIH Senior Health (USA)
  • Provides information regarding medication necessary to deal with the symptoms of dementia.
Health Talk (Video) (UK)
  • Short films describing from personal experience the different medication and treatment methods used to deal with the symptoms of dementia.
Alzheimer's Australia (Australia)
  • Describes in detail the different types of medications available to deal with the various symptoms. Also gives a list of questions that can be asked health professionals.
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • Provides list of different types of medication used and explain the process behind how they have help with reducing the symptoms associated with dementia.
National Institute on Aging (USA)
  • Provides a list of different types of drugs for dementia and how they work and the common side effects.
Baycrest (Canada)
  • Gives information regarding using medication to treat behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • Discusses potential future medication breakthroughs on the horizon to manage dementia.

Alternative treatments

Your Brain Matters (Australia)
  • List 5 different steps to maintain an healthy brain to reduce symptoms of dementia.
Alzheimer's Australia (Australia)
  • Provides list of alternative treatments and discuss the potential benefit and disadvantages of using natural treatments. Also provides a list of questions to ask health care provides regarding alternative treatments.
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • Describes the various alternative treatment that exist in the marketplace. Discuss the potential draw backs of using alternative treatments.
Baycrest (Canada)
  • Non-pharmacological treatments used for treating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.

Coping techniques

Baycrest (Canada)
  • Information on late life depression. Provides ways of identifying and managing depression
Living with Dementia (Canada)
  • Website provides resources and information to deal with emotional toll of dementia and provides tips on improving the quality of life.
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • List tips on taking care of yourself and dealing with the emotional changes.
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • Provides tips on reducing stress and identifying symptoms of stress.
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • Provide a list of coping skills to maintain independence and overcome challenges associated with having dementia
Alzheimer's Association (USA)
  • Gives strategies to help families understand and deal with the diagnosis
NHS Health Scotland (Video) (UK)
  • A series of short films providing tips and strategies on how to cope with every day challenges (i.e. showering, dressing) when dealing with dementia related symptoms.
NHS Health Scotland (Video) (UK)
  • Videos that are based upon personal experience of people with dementia. Provides information to deal with the different aspect of the illness.

Exercise & Physical activity

Alzheimer Society Canada (Canada)
  • Helps with staying active by providing strategies to incorporate physical activity into the daily life.

Healthy Eating

Alzheimer Society Canada (Canada)
  • Discuss the difficulties a care provider faces during mealtime. Provides strategies to help individual suffering from dementia receive proper nutrition.