General sources for information on Alzheimer Diseases and Related Dementia (ADRD) links.

Organizations, Associations and Networks


  • Alzheimer Society Chapters (Ontario)- List of local chaptersGo Back
  • Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO
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  • Caregiver Connect- Virtual space that offers caregivers access to information and resources
  • Ontario Dementia Network (ODN)
  • MAREP- Newsletter, Research, Education
  • Local Health Integration Networks
  • Ontario Community Care Access Centre Association
  • Ontario Long Term Care Association- Training and Development
  • P.I.E.C.E.S- Best practice learning and development initiative  
  • Dementia Education- A multi-faceted education program to inform and promote practice change on ADRD
  • Regional Geriatric Programs Central- The RGP supports health care professionals in Toronto and surrounding regions in the provision of interdisciplinary, senior-friendly, and evidence-based care that optimizes the function and independence of seniors and their ability to age in place. Local Regional Geriatric Programs (RGPs) websites: , Kingston, London, Ottawa
  • Registered Nurses Association of Ontario- RNAO Best Practices guideline, Educator?s Guide
  • Seniors Health Knowledge Network - Province-wide knowledge exchange network that links caregivers with researchers, and policy makers 
  • U-First!- Education program which includes a job aid tool - the U-First! Wheel



Ontario Government Resources


  • Cochrane Library - Collection of databases in medicine and other healthcare specialties
  • Evidence Database on Aging Care - useful reference tool for social workers, policy makers, and others interested in quality of care for elderly
  • MedlinePlus - Plain language articles for residents, families and staff go to
  • Medscape - Medical news, journal articles, the eMedicine Clinical Reference, and MedPulse
  • PubMed - Peer reviewed, research articles


Reference (Dictionaries, Translation Tools)