Alzheimer's & Dementia - Older Adults

Alzheimer's disease most often occurs in either middle or old age and is an irreversible and progressive condition that destroys brain cells. This deterioration causes diminished thinking and cognitive ability, as well as decreased memory. Although Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, it is the leading cause of dementia in older adults. Typically, as the disease progresses, older adults with Alzheimer's will require help with such areas as medical care, transportation, housework, meal preparation, and managing personal finances. They may also require help with personal care, such as bathing. Are you looking for more information on the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s? Are you concerned that yourself, or a loved one, may be exhibiting signs of the disease? Would you like information on the current treatments available? There are resources within your community to provide information and research, as well as help improve the quality of life for those affected by Alzheimer. We are here to help you find them You are not alone. Connect with others who may be going through the same thing, find professional help and resources near you. The Kinjunxion community is here to help.
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Alzheimer's Awareness Month: Difficult Behaviours in Alzheimer’s Patients

Behaviour and Stigma An important focus of this year’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is the topic of stigma, which is a negative belief or stereotype surrounding a person or group of

Alzheimer’s and Stigma

In 2016, it was estimated that 564,000 Canadians were living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. With 25,000 Canadians being diagnosed each year, it is important to understand

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada. The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada hopes that this initiative will help foster a greater appreciation for the scope of the disease of dementia

Alzheimer Society Canada – Information About Dementia

Dementia is a term that refers to a variety of brain disorders that includes Alzheimer’s. Each form of dementia include physical changes in the brain that result in deteriorating memory,

Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors with Alzheimer's/Dementia

DailyCaring.com has “chosen 25 of the best gifts that are perfect for seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia. There’s something to appeal to people at all levels of cognitive ability.” This list of gifts

Difficult dementia behaviours and how to deal with them

Among the many difficulties of being a caregiver or relative to someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia are the behavioural changes that patients begin to exhibit as their disease progresses.

How to adapt holiday activities for people with Alzheimer’s

Having a family member with Alzheimer’s disease might mean that you and your family need to adjust your plans for the holidays in order to make sure that they are

Homewell Senior Care

2349 Fairview St
Burlington ON L7R 2E3
Canada

Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton - Adult Day Program - 47 Ottawa St

Delta United Church; 47 Ottawa St S
Hamilton ON L8K 2C9
Canada

Salvation Army (The) - Mountberry Adult Day Service - Winterberry Heights - Winterberry Heights Church

Winterberry Heights Church; 300 Winterberry Dr
Hamilton ON L8J 3Y1
Canada

Salvation Army (The) - Mountberry Adult Day Service - Meadowlands - Winterberry Heights Church

Winterberry Heights Church; 300 Winterberry Dr
Hamilton ON L8J 3Y1
Canada

Salvation Army (The) - Mountberry Adult Day Service - Meadowlands - Meadowlands

The Salvation Army Meadowlands Community Church; 187 Stone Church Rd
Hamilton ON L9K 0A3
Canada

Shalom Village - Goldies Place Day Program

Shalom Village - G Building; 70 Macklin St N
Hamilton ON L8S 3S1
Canada

Halton. Social and Community Services - Adult Day Programs, Milton Place and Friends Landing - Milton Place and Friends Landing

Milton Place and Friends Landing; 185 Ontario St S
Milton ON L9T 2M4
Canada

Behavioural Supports Ontario - Community Outreach Team - Burlington


Burlington ON
Canada

Behavioural Supports Ontario - Community Outreach Team


Hamilton ON
Canada

Acclaim Health - Adult Day Program, Burlington - Burlington

2180 Itabashi Way
Burlington ON L7M 5A5
Canada

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton - Intensive Case Management for Seniors - Dundas - 56 Governor's Rd - Intensive Case Management for Seniors

St. Joseph's Villa; 56 Governor's Rd
Hamilton ON L9H 5G7
Canada

Acclaim Health - Dementia Care - Oakville - Trafalgar Rd

1430 Trafalgar Rd
Oakville ON L6H 2L1
Canada