Resources

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.

ASM Newsletters
ASM Programs and Services
Education
Non-English Resources
Podcasts
Print Material and Book Recommendations

 

Non-English Resources

 

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.

 

Podcasts


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.

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.

Education
Education

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed, the most helpful thing you can do is learn more about the disease.

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Programs and Services
Programs and Services

The Alzheimer Society offers information, support and education for people with dementia and their families.

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Support Groups
Support Groups

Support Groups are a safe environment where you can learn, laugh and help each other through mutual understanding.

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Further Reading
Further Reading

The Alzheimer Society has a variety of reading materials and videos available for the person living with dementia and for family members and caregivers.

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