Helpful Links

Looking for more information on dementia-related news, issues, or available resources?

Click on the following links.


The Dragon Story

This 4 minute cartoon is about a young dragon called Simon, his mummy, and Grandpa Drake. As Grandpa Drake gets older, he exhibits behaviours common with dementia and getting old, like not being able to find items, or forgetting things. Children may have come across some of these things in their own families, and the cartoon can be used to discuss these issues and to help facilitate a positive attitude to the condition of dementia that affects many families.


 

Alzheimer Society, Calgary

Person-centered support, education and care for Calgary and area

Dementia Network, Calgary

Creating a dementia friendly community. 

Branch Out Neurological Foundation

Accelerates tech solutions and non-pharmaceutical approaches to neurological disorders. 

Campus Alberta Neuroscience

A single community - a neuroscience superhighway - between Lethbridge, Calgary, and Edmonton.

 
 

Stories for Caregivers

Canadian organizations dedicated to generating awareness of caregiving and linking caregivers with experts and community resources.

Third ACTion Film Festival

Celebrates aging and the accomplishments of older adults to help speed along an age-positive culture shift.

Gordie Howe Center for Alzheimer's Research and Education Society (C.A.R.E.S)

Centre for Alzheimer's Research and Education Society.

The Brenda Strafford Foundation

Serving seniors and those in need for over 40 years.

 
 

Alberta Continuing Care Association

Voice for advancing excellence and innovation in continuing care.

The Dementia Engagement & Empowerment Project (DEEP)

Bringing together groups of people with dementia from across the UK to  change services and policies that affect the lives of people with dementia.

Wicking dementia Research and Education Centre

Centre at the forefront of translational research and support for issues confronting people with dementia and their caregivers.