Client Support:staff provides information and support to people concerned about Alzheimer's disease and dementias (ADRD).Support Groups: people with early symptoms of ADRD find support through weekly or bi-weeklymeetings,Family caregivers attend monthly groups lead by trained facilitators.A distance telephone support group is available.Medic Alert®:a national registry program helps individuals with dementia that may become lost to return home safely.Minds in Motion®:provides physical,social and cognitive stimulation to people with dementia and their care partners.First Link®:ASM works with health-care professionals and community agencies promoting referral of people with dementia and caregivers to the ASM for information,support and education.Family Education:opportunities include "Living with Alzheimer's Disease" workshop,specialized presentations and Care4u conference.Professional Education:health care professionals increase knowledge about caring for people with ADRD through the ASM's Annual Conference and workshops.ASM coordinates the delivery of P.I.E.C.E.S. education for staff working in long term care homes.Awareness:staff provides information about the warning signs of ADRD and brain health to the public. Community Outreach:relationships are built to ensure the needs of Manitobans affected by ADRD are met.Research:The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba contributes to the Alzheimer Society of Canada peer reviewed research program.
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|Specialized health organizations||100|
*% of emphasis is reported by the charity and does not necessarily reflect money spent.