First Link Learning Series
Next Steps and Care Essentials
Next Steps and Care Essentials offers an opportunity for families and friends of individuals with a diagnosis of dementia to learn more about dementia, develop caregiving strategies, and become familiar with community resources and supports. This 4 week series will be offered monthly in various cities throughout the Niagara Region and each series will cover the following topics:
Week 1: Overview of Dementia & Brain Health
Week 2: Understanding Behaviour & Communication Strategies
Week 3: Supportive Strategies & Caring for Yourself
Week 4: Adapting to Care Needs & Role Changes
Each session is facilitated by trained staff, volunteers or guest speakers. In order to receive the full benefit of this series it is recommended that you plan to attend all 4 weeks.
All family caregivers and friends are welcome. There is no charge for this series.
Registration is recommended for all sessions. Please call Gisele at 905-687-3914 for information and to register.
Last Updated: 11/08/2017