Alzheimer Journey: First Steps
The Alzheimer Society of NB is pleased to be able to offer ‘The Alzheimer Journey’ during the month of October! This FREE education series is designed to provide information to persons living with dementia as well as to their family members. The consecutive weeks of education will introduce families to important topics that will help guide them through the process of learning how to live with dementia.
Definitions, Warning Signs, Getting a Diagnosis, Risk Factors and Medications
Week 2 - Communication and Coping Strategies
Week 3 - Navigating the System
Community Resources and Components of Eligibility
Week 4 - Legal matters
Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, Wills, Financial Matters and Driving
Week 5 - Resources and Support
Identifying your support systems, Quality of Life, Working with you Doctor, Caring for yourself and Benefits of Leisure
Please call 1-800-664-8411 to register for ’The Alzheimer Journey’ nearest you.
“I learned so much about my mother and what she is going through while attending these sessions. Understanding helps me to have more patience”
Last Updated: 11/08/2017