We’re researching how businesses can engage people with dementia meaningfully and respectfully in the design, testing, and commercialization of apps intended for their use. For this research, we’re looking for people living with dementia to use, test, and provide feedback on a digital memory aid currently being developed. Follow the link for more information.
The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) is pleased to offer a number of educational tools for sale. Full descriptions, samples and order forms are available below. For more information about any of MAREP's education tools or activities, please contact Lisa Loiselle.
A New Voice: Living Well with Dementia [DVD] NEW
Few diseases are as feared as dementia; few are as misunderstood. This video series challenges the ways that persons living with dementia are portrayed by showing the possibilities and gifts that can be found after a diagnosis.
- By Us For Us© Guides
The By Us For Us© Guides are a series of guides created by a group of talented and passionate persons with dementia. The guides are designed to equip persons with dementia with the necessary tools to enhance their well being and manage daily challenges. What makes these guides particularly useful is that they are created By persons with dementia For persons with dementia.
Cost: $3.50 each
- A Changing Melody toolkit
This 177-page document is a resource guide to help plan and implement forums specifically designed by and for persons with early-stage dementia and their family partners in care, similar to the A Changing Melody forum hosted by MAREP and partners.
- A Changing Melody Forum DVDs
These DVDs are a compilation of the inspirational speakers at the 2005 and 2011 forums.
Cost: $30.50 each
- I'm Still Here [DVD and Teaching-Learning Guide] [English] | Je suis toujours là [DVD and Teaching-Learning Guide] [French]
I'm Still Here is a powerful research-based play that deepens understanding about the dementia journey from the perspective of persons living with dementia and their family partners in care.
- Dementia Care Education Series [CD-ROM]
This education program is designed to make learning more accessible and convenient for those working in dementia care.
- Breaking the Silence: Giving Voice to Persons Living with Dementia
[DVD] A video presenting the realities of dementia from the perspectives of those with it.
- Managing and Accommodating Responsive Behaviours in Dementia Care [DVD, CD-ROM, Facilitator Manual]
A video vignette series to illustrate ten of the most intense behaviours experienced by staff in long term care homes.
- Amanda Waring Films [DVDs] NEW
Supporting dignity and person-centred care, these films tackle ageism, transition, personal care, communication, dementia, meaningful living and the importance of relationships. Produced and directed by UK-based Amanada Waring, these films are being offered exclusively through MAREP.
Cost: $35.00 - $45.00