The By Us For Us© Guides (BUFU guides) are a series of guides created by a group of talented and passionate persons with dementia and/or partners in care. The guides are designed to equip persons with dementia with the necessary tools to enhance their well-being and manage daily challenges. 

To view the various guides available for download click here.  

Hard copies ($3.50 CDN per guide) are available for purchase. Please contact the Research Institute for Aging (RIA) for details. 
 

Resources

BUFU Partners in Care Series

  • Role, Health & Well-Being
  • Before/Early Diagnosis
Click here to visit the By Us For Us© resource page on the RIA website to access electronic copies of the guides.
 

BUFU Partnerships Series

  • Living and Transforming with Loss & Grief
  • Safety When Out & About
  • Living Safely
  • Food & Mealtime
Click here to visit the By Us For Us© resource page on the RIA website to access electronic copies of the guides.
 

BUFU Person with Dementia Series

  • Tips & Strategies
  • Enhancing Wellness
  • Enhancing Communication
  • Managing Triggers
  • Memory Workout
  • Young Onset Dementia
  • Living and Celebrating Life Through Leisure
Click here to visit the By Us For Us© resource page on the RIA website to access electronic copies of the guides.
 

BUFU Young Carers Series

  • Support Matters
Click here to visit the By Us For Us© resource page on the RIA website to access an electronic copy of the guide.


French

  • Enhancing Communication
  • Support Matters
  • Living and Celebrating Life Through Leisure
  • Memory Workout
  • Managing Triggers
  • Role, Health & Well-Being
  • Enhancing Wellness
  • Tips & Strategies
  • Living Safely
  • Safety When Out & About
  • Food & Mealtime
  • Before/Early Diagnosis
Click here to visit the By Us For Us© resource page on the RIA website to access electronic copies of the guides.
 

Spanish

  • Safety When Out & About
  • Support Matters
Click here to visit the By Us For Us© resource page on the RIA website to access electronic copies of the guides.



 
(Source: The Research Institute for Aging (RIA) https://the-ria.ca/resources/by-us-for-us-guides/)