The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba (ASM) is your connection to a variety of resources and information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and to helpful information for family members and caregivers.
Need to talk? The Dementia Helpline is the first number you call. Province-wide: 1-800-378-6699 Winnipeg: 204-943-6622.
Information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is available in French, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Persian and Punjabi.
Click here to access materials in French. Click here to access materials in other languages.
One-on-One with Nancy Gregory
Wendy Schettler, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Manitoba goes “One-on-One” with Nancy Gregory in a podcast about how the Alzheimer Society can help families who are facing the everyday challenges of dementia. Click here to listen.
This American Life – Rainy Days and Mondys
Producer Chana Joffe-Walt talks to a woman named Karen Stobbe and her husband Mondy about a plan they’ve recently enacted in their family that is useful in communicating with Karen’s mother, who has dementia. Click here to listen. This was also a Ted Talk. Click here to watch.
Dementia Dialogue – Young Onset Dementia: One family’s story on how a diagnosis impacted their lives
The Dementia Dialogue podcast series features people with dementia, their care/life partners, and supporters sharing experiences. Click here to listen to this episode about young onset dementia, featuring a knowledge expert from brainXchange.
Print Material and Books
ASM Community Resource handbook
When caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, it is important to be knowledgeable about the resources that are available. To assist you, we have compiled a list of helpful community resources. You may also contact the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba at 204-943-6622 or 1-800-378-6699 or the Regional Office nearest you for information and referral. Click here to download the Community Resource Handbook.
ASM Print Resources
The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba has a variety of free educational brochures and fact sheets for people with dementia, their families, caregivers and anyone who is concerned about dementia. Cllick here to learn more.
ASM Further Reading
The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba has a variety of reading materials and videos available for the person living with dementia and for family members and caregivers. Below is a list of relevant topics addressing some of the most common concerns. Click here to read more.
Legal and Financial Matters with Heather Dixon
Learn more from Heather Dixon, Lawyer and Notary Public, about how to prepare your legal and financial documents.