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Canadian Institute for Health InformationThe Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) provides timely, accurate and comparable information. Our data and reports inform health policies, support the effective delivery of health services and raise awareness among Canadians of the factors that contribute to good health.
How to CareThe Long Term Care Planning Network (LTCPN) is Canada’s national resource centre for aging and care planning, education and resources. Founded by Karen Henderson, we have created everything you and your family need to plan for your aging and long term care needs.
National Association for Home CareThe National Association for Home Care & Hospice is the nation's largest trade association representing the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organizations.
Newfoundland Brain Injury Association
The Newfoundland & Labrador Brain Injury Association is a non-profit advocacy organization which strives to improve the quality of life of survivors, their families and friends;
 
Our goals include helping to identify the needs of survivors, their families and friends. Enhancing access to quality care and services. Improving public awareness of brain injury through education
Ruth Ruttan & AssociatesOur vision is to inspire nurses to attain and retain best practice in provision of care to the community at large enabling Canadians to remain active and in optimum comfort. We are leaders in continuing education, providing opportunities for students to maximize their potential.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia

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Alzheimer Europe We are a non-governmental organisation aimed at raising awareness of all forms of dementia by creating a common European platform through co-ordination and co-operation between Alzheimer organizations throughout Europe. Alzheimer Europe is also a source of information on all aspects of dementia.
Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest TerritoriesThe Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories heightens awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, provides support services and supports research.
Alzheimer Society of B.C. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is the only province-wide non-profit organization dedicated to helping people concerned with or facing dementia have the confidence and skills to maintain quality of life. We’re also committed to ensuring public perceptions reflect the real issues, and to securing funding for support and research.
Alzheimer Society of CanadaThe Alzheimer Society of Canada identifies, develops and facilitates national priorities that enable its members to effectively alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's and related diseases, promotes research and leads the search for a cure.
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba exists so that all Manitobans affected by Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia receive the help they need today and have hope for the future.

As a province-wide organization, the Society seeks to achieve its mission through community awareness; individual, family and professional education; support programs; and research funding.
Alzheimer Society of New BrunswickWe are a not-for-profit health organization whose mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer and related diseases, through information, education and support, and to promote public awareness and the search for a cause and cure for the disease.
Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, Inc.The Alzheimer Society is dedicated to helping individuals who are affected by Alzheimer`s disease. We place a great deal of emphasis on providing support to individuals, caregivers and families in Newfoundland and Labrador. We take pride in educating and expanding public awareness. Due to the ever increasing number of individuals who are dealing with the disease, the Alzheimer’s team is continuously growing in strength in order to provide continued community support.
Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia is committed to alleviating the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and to promoting the search for the causes, treatments and cures.
Alzheimer Society of OntarioThe Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO) is the province's leading care and research charity committed to helping people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia by providing care, support, information and education for people living with dementia, funding research to find a cure, advocating for educated and qualified care and services and increasing awareness of dementia and its impact on the whole family.
Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward IslandThe Alzheimer Society of PEI is a non-government funded charitable organization that provides programs and services to Island families.
Alzheimer Society Of Saskatchewan The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan is dedicated to helping those affected by Alzheimer's disease through awareness, advocacy, education and support services. Our programs include groups for individuals with early memory loss, information and support groups for caregivers, a lending library, information and referral services, Safely Home - the Alzheimer Wandering Registry and education services for families, professionals, children and the general public. We also support Alzheimer research through participation in the Alzheimer Society of Canada National Research Program and by supporting research initiatives in our home province of Saskatchewan.
Alzheimer's Disease InternationalAlzheimer's Disease International (ADI) is the umbrella organisation of Alzheimer associations around the world. We aim to help establish and strengthen Alzheimer associations throughout the world, and to raise global awareness about Alzheimer's disease and all other causes of dementia.
Alzheimer's Forum: A website produced by and for people with dementia Talking Point is an online support and discussion forum, for anyone affected by dementia. It's a place to ask for advice, share information, join in discussions and feel supported.
Alzheimer's Society (UK)Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Association québecoise des traumatisés crâniens (AQTC)Bienvenue dans le site de L'AQTC, vous trouverez ici de l'information sur plusieurs sujets reliés au traumatisme cranio-cérébral (TCC), De même que sur les services et activités de notre association sans but lucratif.
Dementia Guide Helping people affected by dementia.
Learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia - its symptoms and effects. Discover strategies to help you manage day-to-day situations. Know what to expect, and how to improve your loved one's quality of life...and yours.
La Fédération québécoise des sociétés Alzheimer Notre mission est d’alléger les conséquences personnelles et sociales de la maladie d’Alzheimer et de promouvoir la recherche biomédicale et psychosociale.

Brain Injury & Support

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Brain Injury Association of Alberta-  
Brain Injury Association of CanadaImproving the quality of life for all Canadians affected by acquired brain injury and promoting its prevention.
Brain Injury Association of Nova ScotiaThe Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a framework for self-help within Nova Scotia's brain injury community.
Brain Injury Resource List 
Manitoba Brain Injury AssociationThe Manitoba Brain Injury Association helps individuals and families cope by offering support, education and advocacy. We also work to prevent brain injuries through public awareness initiatives and educational programming.
Ontario Brain Injury AssociationTo enhance the lives of Ontarians living with the effects of acquired brain injury through education, awareness and support.
Saskatchewan Brain Injury AssociationThe Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association is dedicated to improving the knowledge, services and quality of life for those living with an acquired brain injury, their families and service providers.
Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide by Dr. Glen Johnson-  

Caregiver Resources

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Canadian Caregiver Coalition

The Canadian Caregiver Coalition is the national voice for the needs and interests of family caregivers.

We are a bilingual, not-for-profit organization made up of caregivers, caregiver support groups, national stakeholder organizations and researchers  

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provide leadership in identifying and responding to the needs of caregivers in Canada. 

Caregiver NetworkThe Long Term Care Planning Network (LTCPN) is Canada’s national resource centre for aging and care planning, education and resources.
Family Caregiver AllianceFCA is a public voice for caregivers. Our pioneering programs - information, education, services, research and advocacy - support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.
Family Caregivers UniteJohn Schram and Don Fenn, business executives experienced in home healthcare and family caregiving, discuss the help that long-term care insurance offers family caregivers. They highlight the costs of family caregiving. They identify gaps in publicly funded services and explain how long-term care insurance can help plug these. They examine long-term care insurance for family caregivers whose family caregiving starts in the childhood of a family member with an incurable condition. They identify the services covered by long-term care insurance that support family caregivers caring for a family member aging at home with all the quality of life and health challenges for the family caregiver as well as the family member. They discuss public attitudes to long-term care insurance, and say whether effort is needed to change attitudes of the public and government so that insurance provides more support for long-term care and the family caregivers who provide it.

Safe Haven FoundationSafe Haven Foundation of Greater Vancouver is a Federal Government registered charitable organization that supports victims of domestic abuse. Through various fundraising activities, Safe Haven raises money and organizes programs to provide shelter and social asssistance to women, children, and seniors who are victims of physical and psychological abuse.

Diabetes

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Canadian Diabetes AssociationLeading the fight against diabetes.

End of Life Care

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Canadian Hospice Palliative Care AssociationThis on-line directory has been designed to provide you with information on the availability of hospice palliative care services across Canada. Here you will find a listing of programs and services, their contact information, the population they serve, and where they provide care.
Hospice Association of OntarioThe Hospice Association of Ontario (HAO) is Canada's largest volunteer hospice organization, consisting of more than 180 community-based volunteer organizations providing high-quality, compassionate end-of-life care for individuals living with a life-threatening illness, and those who care for them.
Losing Our ParentsWe are an Internet-based community offering free peer support & education to people who are coping with the declining health or death of a parent. We are a Registered Canadian Charity, for our times, because of our times.
Worldwide and Palliative Care AllianceThe Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance promotes universal access to affordable quality palliative care through the support of regional and national hospice and palliative care organisations.

Government Health Resources

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Commission on the Future of Health Care in CanadaHealth Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Health CanadaHealth Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Health Link BCWith HealthLink BC, British Columbians have trusted health information at their fingertips by phone or web.
Ontario Association of Community Care Access CentresThe Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC) serves as the collective voice for the contribution made by CCACs to an integrated health care system.
Toronto Area Community Care Access Centres Career OpportunitiesOur vision is to provide outstanding care to every person, every day. We aim to deliver a seamless experience through the health system for people in our diverse communities, providing equitable access, individualized care coordination and quality health care.

Health Technology

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Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology
Canadian Healthcare TechnologyCanadian Healthcare Technology keeps healthcare executives and managers up-to-date about the latest computer-based solutions for improving medical care and making healthcare organizations more efficient.

Heart and Stroke

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Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.

Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson's Information Exchange Network Online (PIENO) 
Parkinson's Society Canada Parkinson Society Canada is the only national full-service Parkinson’s organization serving Canadians living with Parkinson’s, with 11 regional Parkinson’s Societies and 235 Support Groups and Chapters across the country. As the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease, our purpose is to ease the burden and find a cure through: support services and education, research and advocacy.

Partners

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Accreditation CanadaAccreditation Canada is a not-for-profit, independent organization accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care.
Canadian Caregiver CoalitionThe Canadian Caregiver Coalition is the national body representing and promoting the voice, needs and interests of family caregivers with all levels of government, and the community through:

Advocacy and leadership
Research and education
Information, communication and resource development
National Case Management NetworkThe NCMN is federally incorporated as a non-profit professional organization that is membership based, multi-disciplinary, and dedicated to the support and advancement of Case Management providers. Our membership of case managers embraces individuals and organizations engaged in the field of Case Management and represents diverse health care management and social service domains, which include practice, education, research, quality improvement, and management positions.

Ontario Home Care AssociationThe website of the Ontario Home Care Association, the voice of home care in Ontario.
Prism Medical Ltd.Prism Medical Ltd. is a provider of durable medical equipment and related services to the mobility disadvantaged in Canada, the USA and the United Kingdom (UK). Operating since 1996, Prism services the mobility disadvantaged wherever they reside – the home, long-term care facilities or acute care facilities.

Public Health Resources

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Canadian Health NetworkA valuable and unique source of timely, trusted and credible public health information on healthy living, disease and injury prevention.
Canadian Home Care AssociationThe National Voice of Home Care.
Centre on Aging, University of VictoriaThe Centre on Aging at the University of Victoria is a multidisciplinary research centre established in 1992. Our mandate is to promote and conduct basic and applied research throughout the lifespan.
Health Quality CouncilThe Health Quality Council (HQC) is an independent agency that measures and reports on quality of care in Saskatchewan, promotes improvement, and engages its partners in building a better health system.
Hollander Analytical Services Report on Home CareThe National Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Home Care was a research program of 15 interrelated substudies. $1.5 million was provided by the Health Transition Fund and Health Canada.
Jel Health Education Ltd. – Educational Materials for Healthcare Workers 
MediResource.comWe want to help people improve their health. Our consumer databases deliver meaningful health information and decision support tools to over 3 million visitors monthly.
Regroupement des associations des personnes traumatisées cranio-cérébrales du Québec

Bienvenue sur notre site Web nouvellement refait. Nous profitons de l'occasion pour remercier l'Office des personnes handicapées du Québec pour son soutien financier dans la réalisation de ce nouveau site. Nos attentes ? Que ce site soit un lieu de référence et d’information utile pour les personnes vivant avec un traumatisme crânien, leurs proches et les professionnels concernés par la problématique.
Vous voulez nous référer un site Web sur le traumatisme crânien ? Vous voulez nous faire connaître des recherches pertinentes sur le traumatisme crânien ? N’hésitez pas à nous en faire part.

Senior Care

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The Care Guide

The Care Guide is Canada's most comprehensive guide to seniors' housing and care services. 

Together with our award winning website TheCareGuide.com, we’ve been helping Canadian seniors make informed decisions about their housing and care service options since 1996, and have been consulting within the seniors’ housing industry since 1993.

Spinal Cord Injury

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Canadian Paraplegic Association To assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation.

Womens Health

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Canadian Women's Health NetworkSharing information, resources and strategies and building links to improve women's health.