logo
A A
facebookfacebookfacebook

Caregiver Support and Education

Check out our June and July calendars so you don’t miss a thing!

Can’t attend these sessions?

Sign up to receive information on our upcoming sessions for family caregivers of people with dementia.

Caregiver’s Camp
Register Here

For family caregivers caring for an individual living with dementia

  • Engage in musical activities and learn how to cope with the emotions and feelings that come with being a caregiver
  • Facilitated by Kristen Anderson, a Registered Psychotherapist and Accredited Music Therapist

Wednesdays, July 12 – August 2
1:30pm-3:30pm

Contact Renita Wood for more information:
905-847-9559 or 1-800-387-7127 x 2400

 

 

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 fall of 2017. Sign up to receive information regarding upcoming sessions.

Dementia Information Series

This series will teach you how to care for a person with dementia, what to expect as the disease progresses, and how to access community resources.

Topics are presented by 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

Next session will begin in the fall of 2017. Sign up to receive information regarding upcoming sessions.

 

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

Cover

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

 

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

United Way Funded Agency LogoOCF_CMYK Full