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Caregiver Support and Education

 

Halton Hills Dementia Information Spring 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: Wednesdays, May 2, 2018 – May 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Georgetown Hillsview Active Living Centre, 318 Guelph Street, Unit 9, Georgetown
Cost: Free

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Dementia Information Series

NOTE: The session has been  moved to our Burlington Adult Day Program location due to an outbreak at Tansley Woods.  The Burlington Adult Day Program can be found at the rear of the plaza at 2180 Itabashi Way in Burlington.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

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: April 4, 2018 – May 23, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: 2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington
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
  • Planning for the Future: Long Term Care Homes
  • Information on Tax Programs
  • Care for the Caregiver: Coping Strategies

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

Caregiver Appreciation Day

As a caregiver for your loved one, we want you to take a much deserved break.  Join us for our annual Family Caregiver Appreciation Day! You’ll get the chance to try fun, new ways to relax, including yoga with goats and music therapy. Thank you to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund for making this event possible. Space is limited, please register your attendance by clicking on the link below.

Date: June 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Hidden Valley Park, 1137 Hidden Valley Rd, Burlington
Cost: Free

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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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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 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: