Registration Now Open for Fall 2013 Dementia Information Series

Information posted August 26, 2013





Dementia Information Series, Fall 2013

Designed for family caregivers, this free eight week series will teach you how to care for a relative with dementia or 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 Wednesday evenings, 7.00pm to 9.00pm, from October 16th to December 4th, on the Sheridan College Campus at 1430 Trafalgar Rd. in Oakville.

Register online, space is limited!

Sessions will include:

Dementia and Alzheimer Disease – An Introduction:  Dr. David Lam, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Seniors Mental Health Outreach Services

Understanding Changes in Behaviour: Seniors Mental Health Outreach Services

Communicating with Persons with Dementia: Acclaim Health

Safety in the Home and Community: Halton Region Police Elder Services Coordinator and Acclaim Health

Community Support Services: Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre and Acclaim Health

Information on Tax Programs: SB Partners

Planning for the Future – Long Term Care Homes: Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre

Care for the Caregiver: Coping Strategies: Acclaim Health and Family Caregivers

Please click Dementia Information Series Flyer for additional information.

For more information you may also send an email to Sandi Robinson or call 905-847-9559, toll free 1-800-387-7127.