Learning Series for Family and Friends of Individuals with Dementia

Article posted October 12, 2011

The Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton are presenting a First Link learning series for family members and friends of individuals with dementia.

Dates: SATURDAY November 5 & 12, 2011

Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: Alzheimer Society, 466 Speers Road,

ground floor, Oakville

Parking: Free

This 2 – session learning series provides an introduction to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. We will discuss topics such as: the different types of dementia, the resulting changes in the brain, the latest developments in research, planning for the future and helping your family member to remain independent for as long as possible.

Session Topics:

  • What is Dementia?
  • Brain and Behavior
  • Coping Strategies
  • Drugs, Treatment, & Research,
  • Planning for the Future
  • Community Resources

 To Register, please contact: 905-529-7030 or 1-888-343-1017