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Living & Celebrating Life Through Leisure

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Meaningful leisure experiences

Challenges we may experience when participating in valued activities


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If you’ve been  diagnosed with early-stage memory loss or are a partner in care and would like to comment on this guide or suggest topics for future guides, please contact the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program.

“BY US FOR US” Person  with memory loss series  – provides  tips and strategies for managing daily challenges and enhancing well-being for those  living with memory loss.

“BY US FOR US” Partner  in care series  – includes  information about  diagnosis, assessment and testing,  the role and health  of partners in care, supporting quality of life, managing and accommodating responsive behaviours, accessing supports and services, financial and legal issues  and long-term care.

“BY US FOR US” Partnership Series – researched and developed in partnership with persons living with dementia and partners in care, and includes  topics such as coping with loss and grief, and food and mealtimes.

To order additional copies  of this guide or other  guides,  please  contact: The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, ON, Canada  N2L 3G1

1-519-888-4567, ext. 32920

Recruiting participants for new project

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.