Registration Now Open for Acclaim Health Dementia Information Series – Fall 2014

Information posted September 2, 2014



Acclaim Health Alzheimer Services Support and Education Dementia Information Series Fall 2014.

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 are held Wednesday evenings, beginning September 24, at Acclaim Health Alzheimer Services, Sheridan College, Oakville.

Register online, space is limited!

Sessions will include:

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

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

Communicating with Persons with Dementia: Education Coordinator, Acclaim Health

Community Support Services:  Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) and Acclaim Health Adult Day Service

Information on Tax Programs: SB Partners, Burlington

Planning for the Future – Long Term Care Homes: Mississauga Halton 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, toll free 1-800-387-7127.