Health care - Assessment and testing - Process

Assessment and testing for dementia may be frightening and overwhelming when you do not know what to expect. Below are some frequently asked questions that will hopefully give you a sense of what is involved in the assessment and testing process.

Frequently asked questions

Helpful links and resources

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2019). Diagnosis.

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2019). 10 warning signs. 

Alzheimer Society of Canada. (2019). Getting a diagnosis

Mobile Interprofessional Coaching Team (MICT): Focus on Seniors Mental Health. (2009). Living with dementia: A guidebook for families. Ontario, Canada: MICT.

Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP). (2011). Before/early diagnosis. A "By Us For Us" Guide. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: MAREP.

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