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Next Steps for Family & Friends: Spring 2017 (Apr 19, May 17, Jun 21)
Wed, 17 May 2017, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
An introductory learning series for care partners of persons living with dementia. This 3 part monthly series will offer participants an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of:
Part 1. Alzheimer's disease and related dementia: an overview (April 19)
Part 2. Understanding Communication and Behaviour Change: identifying positive strategies (May 17)
Part 3. Managing Caregiver Stress Positively (June 21)
No fee for sessions, however a donation to defray workshop costs is welcomed.
**We encourage care partners to attend all 3 sessions if possible. (Note: This series is repeated quarterly).**
Are there requirements to attend the event?
These sessions are intended only for care partners i.e., family and friends of a person diagnosed with dementia. Multiple family members are welcome, however registration is required for each person.
What are my parking options getting to the event?
Alzheimer Society of Durham Region (ASDR) is located at the northeast corner of Thickson and Champlain Ave. in Whitby (near Pita Deli and NeuroChangers Physiotherapy). There is plenty of parking around the perimeter, some designated spots for ASDR, most for general visitors to building. Please enter doorway to the right of Pita Deli and take elevator to the second floor. .
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact Alzheimer Society of Durham Region at 905-576-2567 or toll free 1-888-301-1106 if you have any questions at all, or prefer to register by phone.