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You can download our helpful resources and publications, newsletters, brochures and fact sheets.

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Looking for a place to start? We can send you an information package of brochures, fact sheets and a list of helpful resources.

To request your information package, contact the First Link® Dementia Helpline or your local resource centre.

Newsletters

You can also find our newsletters at our local resource centers.

Connections

  • Connections is a quarterly publication featuring submissions by and resources for caregivers, as well as news, updates and ways to get involved with the Society.
  • Read past issues of Connections online and subscribe to receive future issues. You can help us reduce our costs by choosing to receive Connections by email.

Insight

  • Insight is a quarterly publication that offers helpful strategies for people living with dementia.
  • It includes tips from Early Stage Support Group members from across the province and personal stories about people who are living with dementia.
  • Read past issues of Insight online and subscribe to receive future issues. You can help us reduce our costs by choosing to receive Insight by email.

First Link© brochures

Brochures

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. has a variety of free educational brochures and fact sheets for people with dementia, their families, caregivers and anyone who is concerned about dementia.

Brochures and fact sheets are available through local Alzheimer Resource Centres or by contacting the First Link® Dementia Helpline.

Alzheimer's disease

Other dementias

Progression of Alzheimer's disease

Diagnosis

For persons with dementia

  • First Steps - for people with dementia (PDF)
  • All About Me (PDF): This booklet is designed to help people living with dementia create a record of their background and what is important to them.
  • Shared Experiences: On this web page, booklets and audio files are available to answer some of your questions and concerns about living with Alzheimer’s disease.

Living with dementia

Living alone

Caring for someone with dementia

Treatment

Risk factors and genetics

Advocacy Fact Sheets

Advocacy simply means speaking up — for yourself or for someone else. These fact sheets offer tips on advocating for a family member with dementia. We suggest that you read through the series, and then use the resources provided at the end of each fact sheet to find more specific information.

Public Order Form

Organizations in British Columbia and the Yukon can order informational brochures from the Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s Provincial Office by using a public order form.


Find support in B.C.

First Link® dementia support connects people living with dementia and their care partners to support services, education and information as early as possible after diagnosis and throughout the progression of the disease.

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Webinars

Learn about dementia from anywhere by participating in one of our live webinars – all you need is a computer, tablet or phone!

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Other dementia education

Learn about the different educational programs that our local Alzheimer resource centres can offer to help educate and empower people living with dementia and their families and friends.

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Recorded videos

We host regular webinars on a range of topics related to living with dementia. You can access a selection of videos from previous webinars divided by theme.

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