eFit for Individuals & Caregivers: Dementia & Responsive Behaviours

Dementia is a term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a severe loss of thinking abilities which prevents a person from doing their daily activities. Contrary to common belief, serious mental decline is not a normal part of the aging process. Healthy lifestyle choices such as stay active, staying connected to others, maintaining a healthy weight and diet and quitting smoking can all decrease the chance of developing dementia.

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Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: All Brochures and Publications ( Alzheimer Society ):
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Dementia in Canada ( Public Health Agency of Canada ):
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Living with dementia ( Alzheimer Society ):
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Oral Health Tips for Caregivers Supporting Older Adults Living With Dementia at Home ( Public Health Agency of Canada ):
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Patient education: Dementia (including Alzheimer disease) (Beyond the Basics) ( UpToDate ):
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Tips, Coping Mechanisms and Skills for Alzheimer’s / Dementia Caregivers ( Dementia Care Central ):
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