Acclaim Health Alzheimer Services Support and Education

Information posted February 5, 2016329b0ca9-3d8b-420c-95f2-441f6140a7d9

 

Registration Now OPEN for Our Spring Dementia Information Series!

Designed for family caregivers, this free eight week series will teach you how to care for a relative with dementia including Alzheimer disease, what to expect as the disease progresses, and which community resources are available to you.

Sessions are led by experts and will be held Tuesday evenings, beginning March 8, at the Village of Tansley Woods, 4100 Upper Middle Road, Burlington.

Register online, space is limited!

Sessions will include: (please note that the order of the sessions may vary from below)

Dementia & Alzheimer Disease – An Introduction Dr. David Lam, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Halton Seniors Mental Health Outreach,   St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Understanding Changes in Behaviour Halton Seniors Mental Health Outreach, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Communicating with Persons with Dementia Education Coordinator, Acclaim Health

Community Support Services  HNHB (Burlington) Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) and Acclaim Health Adult Day Service

Safety in the Home and Community  Education Coordinator, Acclaim Health

Information on Tax Programs SB Partners, Burlington

Planning for the Future – Long Term Care Homes  HNHB CCAC Placement Coordinator

Care for the Caregiver – Coping Strategies  Family Caregiver Perspective

For more information email Sandi Robinson at [email protected] or call 905-847-9559, or call toll free 1-800-387-7127 x2411.

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