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All recommended resources have been developed or curated by the Reitman Centre Enhancing Care Program Team to provide care partners with current and relevant information, education and instruction on managing day-to-day care of persons living with dementia.

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Managing Caregiver Isolation during COVID-19

Managing Caregiver Isolation during COVID-19

Many people who care for a family member with dementia are accustomed to feeling isolated in their experience; of being the only one who knows what they are going through. COVID-19 adds a new layer onto the isolation that care partners may already be feeling. Responding to concerns shared by family caregivers in our Caregiver Check-In live online event, Dr. Sadavoy provides insight, perspective and some strategies for managing isolation.

When friends and family don’t understand the impact of dementia caregiving

When friends and family don’t understand the impact of dementia caregiving

When a person in your life is first diagnosed with dementia, it can be an overwhelming, frightening and isolating experience for you, the care partner. It can be additionally difficult for family or friends who haven’t witnessed these changes over time to understand or recognize the challenges that you’ve been facing. Our video and blog explores perspective and coping strategies.

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TIP SHEETS

for Dementia Care Partners

DEMENTIA ADVISOR APP

COACHING USING SIMULATION

OUR BLOG

Talking Dementia Care

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

Our Digital Health Awards

Your questions answered video series Gold award winner at 2019 digital health awards
60 Tips for Dementia Carers
Dementia Advisor App - Digital Health Award 2017

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