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Caregiver Support and Education

Alzheimer Services Resource Centre Support Groups and Services
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Aging and Memory Loss

Let’s talk about memory loss. FREE information session with light refreshment! Memory loss is NOT a normal part of aging although it affects older people. Do you know the difference between age-related memory loss and symptoms of dementia? What are the warning signs of dementia? Increase your awareness and stay informed.

Date: September 4, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Martindale Gardens Retirement Residence, 45 Martin Street, Milton
Cost: FREE

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Caregiver Wellness Day

As a caregiver of a loved one with dementia do you feel the constant demand for time and energy? Come decompress with one hour of dance movement, followed by a stress reduction exercise. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Date: September 18, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Milton Sports Centre – Banquet Room, 605 Santa Maria Boulevard, Milton
Cost: Free

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

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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: October 3, 2018 – November 21, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Sheridan (K-Wing) 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville
Cost: Free

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
  • Information on Tax Programs
  • Planning for the Future: Long Term Care Homes
  • Care for the Caregiver: Coping Strategies

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

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Teepa Snow
Living with Dementia: Making Moments of Joy

Join world-renowned dementia expert and educator Teepa Snow as she shares her insights into how everyone living with dementia can thrive when given the right opportunities and support.  This full day conference will empower you to modify environments, situations, interactions and expectations to create positive experiences!

Date: December 4, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Oakville Conference Centre, 2515 Wyecroft Rd., Oakville
Cost: $125.00

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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

Toll Free: 1-800-387-7127

Vinitha Nair
905-827-8800 x2411
vnair@acclaimhealth.ca

Email  Call

 

Ana Nunes-Freitas
905-827-8800 x2417
anunes-freitas@acclaimhealth.ca

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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: