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.