RaDAR Resources for Dementia Care

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan offers information, education, and support for people affected by dementia, their family, and caregivers through their website, and through the Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141 or helpline@alzheimer.sk.ca


31 minute video presentation

"A Passion for Engaged Caregiving and Stage-Appropriate Activity for Individuals with Frontotemporal Dementia". A 31 minute video produced in 2012 through the facilities of eMAP at the University of Saskatchewan featuring Donna Dalziel. This video was produced to share the engagement activities that Donna has developed for use with individuals with frontotemporal dementia.



Personal stories of spouse caregivers of individuals with frontotemporal dementia.
In 2012 three members of the telehealth-delivered support group for caregivers of individuals with frontotemporal dementia recorded their personal experiences as caregivers.



Resources and Information for Caregivers of Individuals with Atypical Dementias (0.1 MB)
Updated in 2011, this document was prepared for members of the telehealth-facilitated caregiver support group for spousal caregivers of individuals diagnosed with atypical dementias. It has been added to our website because it is a useful resource for any caregiver of someone with an atypical dementia. This pdf contains links to useful web-based resources as well as handout on Managing Challenging Behaviours in Frontotemporal Dementia.


Indigenous Cognition & Aging Awareness Research Exchange (I-CAARE): factsheets imageA website hosted by members of CCNA Team 20: Indigenous, the I-CAARE team's goals are to explore and promote healthy aging with Indignous Peoples, and raise awareness about cognitive health in Indigenous communities. As part of this work the team has created a series of culturally safe factsheets about dementia which are available to download to print and share from their website.


The Northern Cultural Assessment of Memory (N-CAM): was developed by clinical researchers and graduate students at the Rural and Remote Memory Clinic in partnership with front-line health care workers from Keewatin Yatthé Regional Health Authority, and in consultation with Indigenous seniors and health care staff from the Saskatoon Community Clinic, and with support from the Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre and Northern Medical Services. Dr. Margaret Crossley and Dr. Debra Morgan hosted an online webinar on October 29th, 2015, about the N-CAM with brainXchange and the video of the webinar (65 minutes) is available on vimeo.


Canadian National Dementia Conference Report (May, 2018, 0.4 MB)   (aussi disponible en francais) The government of Canada has provided this published report from the May 14 & 15, 2018 National Dementia Confrence Inspiring and Informing a National Dementia Strategy for Canada. This National Dementia Conference was held in Ottawa. The conference brought together about 200 participants from six key stakeholders identied in the National strategy for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias Act: people living with dementia, caregivers, researchers, health professionals, advocacy groups and representatives from provincial and territorial governments.