Dementia information in Hindi, Chinese and other languages

Hindi, Mandarin and Cantonese are some of the most-spoken languages in Canada. Find essential facts about dementia in multiple languages here.

Hello in many languages.

What is dementia?

This one-page document will introduce you to the basic facts around dementia, including the differences between dementia and normal aging, the importance of early diagnosis and what to do if you’re concerned that you or someone you know has dementia.

Besides English and French, this resource is available in the following languages:

Other dementia resources in other languages

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中文資訊及服務 | Chinese-language information (via the Alzheimer Society of B.C.)

Access Chinese-language information on dementia, including education, support groups and online resources. Note that some information may be specific to people living in British Columbia.

Other organizations

The Alzheimer’s Association in the United States has content available in SpanishChineseJapaneseKorean and Vietnamese.

Dementia Australia publishes dementia-related information in a number of languages other than English.

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) provides links to Alzheimer Societies across the world and sites with information in many languages.

Finding Your Way

Finding Your Way: For people with dementia, every step counts.

You may also be interested in a made-in-Ontario service called Finding Your Way.

  • While some aspects of the program (such as community service numbers) work only in Ontario, Finding Your Way features a website with lots of practical information, helpful wherever you live.
  • Resources include tips on how to prevent people from going missing and what to do if it happens.
  • Resources are also available in 12 different languages: Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi, Tagalog, Arabic, Urdu and Tamil.
  • To learn more, visit www.findingyourwayontario.ca

Your local Society may also have additional language resources. Find your local Society.