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1.7 Learn from others leading meaningful lives

Learning how others have adapted and moved forward with dementia give a sense of hope.

Learn from others leading meaningful lives

For many care partners, meeting others who are caring for people with dementia became a turning point in finding hope. They realize that other care partners are just like everyone else living their lives through a variety of ups and downs. 

You might want to ‘meet’ other care partners by: 

  • Exploring the stories section of this website where people with dementia and care partners share their experiences. To start, you can read “George’s story“.
  • Reading blogs written by care partners at Dementia Care at Home  
  • Finding out about available support groups through your local Alzheimer’s Society  

Join a support group

Meet other people who have been recently became care partners through your local Alzheimer’s Society. 

To find your local Alzheimer’s Society click your provincial link below. On the top left of the page you can click “Change your Society” and select your local chapter. 

  • Alzheimer Society of British ColumbiaClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest TerritoriesClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of SaskatchewanClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of ManitobaClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of OntarioClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of QuebecClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of New BrunswickClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward IslandClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of Nova ScotiaClick Here 
  • Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and LabradorClick Here 

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