Registration Now Open for Acclaim Health Dementia Information Series Spring 2014

Information posted February 22, 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, 7.00pm to 9.00pm, from April 9th to May 28th, at Tansley Woods Retirement Home in Burlington.

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

Communicating with Persons with Dementia: Education Coordinator, Acclaim Health

Community Support Services: Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) Community Care Access Centre and Acclaim Health Adult Day Service

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

Information on Tax Programs: SB Partners, Burlington

Care for the Caregiver – Coping Strategies:  Family Caregiver Perspective

To see the poster for this series please CLICK HERE

Registration is recommended as space is limited. To register on-line please CLICK HERE

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