Dementia is a Brain Illness

The Alzheimer Society provides services not only for individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease, but also for people affected by other dementias.

What is Dementia?


The word dementia is an “umbrella term” that refers to many different diseases. Learn about the different types of dementia.


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Learn more about normal aging vs dementia aging, risk factors, warning signs, getting a diagnosis and treatment options.

The Progression of Dementia

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This overview provides a summary of the stages of dementia and information on end-of-life issues.

Brain Health


By making healthy lifestyle choices now, you may be able to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Dementia Stats

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Currently, over 22,000 Manitobans have Alzheimer's disease or another dementia.