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The Alzheimer Society is accredited to provide The Reitman Centre CARERS program. FOR: Caregivers SESSIONS: 8 weekly sessions, 2 hours per session, maximum 6 care partners PURPOSE: Teaches problem solving techniques, coaches caregivers in communication skills through the use of simulation. TOPICS: Focuses on practical skills and emotional supports.
FOR: Caregivers and family members and friends of persons living with dementia. SESSIONS: 3 PURPOSE: Understand what to expect in the late and end stages of dementia. TOPICS: Having quality time with family members in this stage of dementia, physical changes and planning needs for this stage. To register, please call: 519-759-7692
The Alzheimer Society is accredited to provide The Reitman Centre TEACH program. FOR: Caregivers SESSIONS: 4 weekly or bi-weekly sessions, 1.5 hours per session, maximum 8 care partners PURPOSE: Coaches care partners in practical communication and coping skills while sharing and learning from others. TOPICS: Focuses on self-care, healthcare system navigation, relationship changes, future planning.
FOR: Caregivers and family members and friends of persons living with dementia. SESSIONS: 4 PURPOSE: Planning for the future and helping your family member or friend to remain as independent for as long as possible. TOPICS: The different types of dementia, the resulting changes in the brain and understanding community resources.
FOR: Person living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI™) and their close family members or friends who are living in the community. Eligibility: a physician referral is required. Clients must be functionally independent (i.e., no dementia), have a memory complaint consistent with MCI, and be available and interested in participating. SESSIONS: 6, $60/pair for materials PURPOSE: Focuses on optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle choices, memory training, and psychosocial support. TOPICS: Education about MCI and lifestyle factors for promoting cognitive health and…