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Caregiver Support and Education

Dementia Information Series

Understand the disease, learn how to care for a person with dementia, find out what to expect as the disease progresses, and how to access community resources.

Next session:
Date: Wednesday evenings from October 4 – November 22, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Acclaim Health Adult Day Program on the Sheridan campus, 1430 Trafalgar Rd., Oakville
Cost: Free
Register online now

Topics are presented by subject experts and include:

  • Introduction to Dementia and Alzheimer Disease
  • Understanding Changes in Behaviour
  • Communicating with Persons with Dementia
  • Community Support Services
  • Safety in the Home and Community
  • Planning for the Future: Long Term Care Homes
  • Information on Tax Programs
  • Care for the Caregiver: Coping Strategies

For more information, contact Vinitha Nair at 905-847-9559 x2411.

 

Mid to Late Stages of Dementia Discussion Series

This free, five week discussion series is for family caregivers who have been caring for a person with Alzheimer disease or related dementia for some time.

Topics are presented by experts and include:

  • Managing the Changes
  • Safety in the Home and Continence Information
  • When to Apply for Long Term Care
  • Care for the Caregiver
  • Decisions for End of Life Care

Next session will begin in the winter of 2018. Sign up to receive information regarding upcoming sessions.

Stress Busters

Free Family Caregiver Session

Learn how to regain your energy, optimism and hope over four weeks of tips, talks and activities to help you cope with your role as a caregiver.
Free respite available for persons needing care during sessions at Halton Region, Milton Place Day Program (must be pre-arranged with Sandi Robinson).

Next Session:
Date: February 2, 2018 – February 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Allendale Long Term Care Home, 185 Ontario St. Milton
Cost: Free

To register online click here

For more information contact:  Sandi Robinson at 905-829-4499 x.109 or sandi.robinson@mhlhinrlc.ca

One on One Caregiver Support

One on one caregiver support is available year round in person, over the phone or via email.

Contact one of our Caregiver Education Coordinators for support at 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127:
Vinitha Nair,  x2411
Ana Nunes-Freitas, x2417

 

The Caregiver Crisis: Bonnie’s Story

Halton Dementia Guide for Caregivers

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All of the information you need as a caregiver, all in one place.

Halton Dementia Guide for Caregivers (pdf)

 

Contact Information

For more information on our caregiver support and education services, contact one of our Caregiver Education Coordinators at 905-827-8800 or 1-800-387-7127:
Vinitha Nair,  x2411
Ana Nunes-Freitas, x2417

 

Thank You

These services are offered free of charge, through the generosity of our funders, donors and supporters.  Including: