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Caregiver Education

We’ll give you the tools, information and support you need to care for your family member with dementia.

Feel capable and informed!

Our courses and workshops are offered throughout the year and will help you learn about:

  • Dementia and how it progresses
  • How to care for a person with the disease
  • Tips and strategies to help you cope
  • Services and programs you may need


Caregiver Consultations

Our team is available to talk to you about your unique situation and to help you find solutions that are right for you and your family member.

This free service is available year-round in person, on the phone or via email – just contact the team member in your area!

Request a Caregiver Consultation


Dementia Information Series

Ideal for families who have just received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, or who aren’t sure where to start. This free 8 week series covers the basics, including understanding the disease, how to care for a person with dementia, what to expect as the disease progresses and how to access community services.

Topics are presented by subject experts and include:

  • Introduction to Dementia and Alzheimer Disease
  • Understanding Changes in Behaviour
  • Communicating with Persons with Dementia
  • Adult Day Programs and Dementia Care Resources in Halton
  • Information on Tax Programs
  • Safety in the Community and Home
  • Home & Community Care + Long Term Care Planning
  • Care for the Caregiver

Next sessions: Wednesdays, October 18th – December 6th

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Online

Register

For more information, contact:

Sarah Toole, Acting Director
✉ Send Email   |   905-847-9559 ext. 2416
Toll free: 1-800-387-7127 ext. 2416


Mid to Late Dementia Discussion Series

Designed for caregivers who are caring for a family member in the later stages of the disease, our Mid to Late Dementia Discussion Series will help prepare you for what’s to come.

During this free 5 week series, you’ll meet other family caregivers and learn how to manage the changes that come as the disease progresses.

Free respite care is available to enable you to attend, but it must be pre-arranged.  Please indicate if you require this service when you register.

Topics are presented by subject experts and include:

  • Understanding and Managing Changes
  • Meaningful Engagement & Support
  • Decisions for End of Life Care
  • Preparing for Long Term Care
  • Looking After Yourself

Next Sessions: Wednesdays January 24th – February 21st, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Register


For more information, contact:

Vinitha Nair, Caregiver Educator
✉ Send Email   |   905-847-9559 ext. 2411
Toll free: 1-800-387-7127 ext. 2411


Halton Dementia Guide for Caregivers

Don’t forget to check out our free Halton Dementia Guide for Caregivers, which contains all of the information you need as a caregiver, all in one place.

Download Guide Book


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Caregiver Education and Support Contact

Vinitha Nair, Caregiver Educator
✉ Send Email   |   905-847-9559 ext. 2411
Toll free: 1-800-387-7127 ext. 2411

Ana Nunes, Caregiver Educator
✉ Send Email   |   905-827-8800 ext. 2417
Toll free: 1-800-387-7127 ext. 2417

This program is supported through the generosity of our funders and donors, including Halton Region.

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