Alzheimer's disease

Screening for Alzheimer’s and other major neurological disorders
Certain degenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, affect memory, language, concentration and perception. These degenerative diseases prevent people from functioning autonomously in everyday life.

Screening and assessment 
To learn about the signs of neurocognitive disorders, consult the illustrated tool Démarre le chargement du fichierTen warning signs of Alzheimer's disease.

If you or one of your loved ones think they have symptoms of Alzheimer’s, book an appointment right away for an assessment with your family doctor.

You don't have a family doctor?

Register without delay for the online /typo3conf/l10n/fr/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Private/Language/fr.locallang_accessibilityicons.xlf:external_link_new_window_altTextQuébec Family Doctor Finder waiting list or go to a walk-in clinic. 

You can also contact the Info-Social Laurentides service by calling 811 for information or to obtain home support services.

Support from community partners
Even if you have not received a diagnosis, you can contact local community organizations in the region for information or support. Various services and activities are offered to people with Alzheimer’s and their loved ones.

For more information:

/typo3conf/l10n/fr/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Private/Language/fr.locallang_accessibilityicons.xlf:external_link_new_window_altTextL'Appui Laurentides aux proches aidants (Support to caregivers)
/typo3conf/l10n/fr/rtehtmlarea/Resources/Private/Language/fr.locallang_accessibilityicons.xlf:external_link_new_window_altTextSociété d'Alzheimer des Laurentides (Local chapter of the Alzheimer Society)

Thematic file from the Mission universitaire sur la gériatrie et le vieillissement, IUGM
Cognitive health promotion and prevention