Health care

Older adults and caregiver at pharmacy.
Learning as much as you can about dementia, can assist in being prepared. By taking charge and exploring your health care options, you will feel more in control of the situation and better prepared to deal with questions as they arise. In this section, you will find information and resources to help you to navigate the diagnosis process and find more information about the disease. You will also find important information to help you connect and work with healthcare professionals as well as learn about medication and treatment options.

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Learning about dementia - click for more

  • Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias
  • Causes and risk factors related to dementia
  • Symptoms and progression related to dementia

Assessment and testing - click for more

  • Assessment and testing process
  • Memory and thinking tests
  • How to prepare for the assessment and testing process

Treatment and medication - click for more

  • Treatment options
  • Pharmacological treatment options
  • Medication and side effects
  • Non-pharmacological treatment options

Working with healthcare professionals - click for more

  • Information for working effectively with a team of health professionals
  • How different health professionals can help
  • Questions to ask your health care team

Resources - click for more

  • A collection of resources for each of the topic areas in the health care section of this website