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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.

Alzheimer Journey: First Steps
Bathurst - Edmundston - Fredericton - Miramichi - Moncton - Saint John

 

Week 1 - What is Dementia?

Definitions, Warning Signs, Getting a Diagnosis, Risk Factors and Medications


Week 2 - Communication and Coping Strategies

Communicating the Diagnosis, Changes in Communication and Communicating Effectively


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”

– Thora


Last Updated: 12/21/16
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