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.