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Learning Series for People with Alzheimer’s Disease or a Related Dementia 2017-2018

Our First Steps program (Workshop, Lecture Series, and Taking Control of Our Lives Self Management program) aim to help individuals newly diagnosed with a dementia and their care partners understand their diagnosis and the changes they experience. These sessions will also offer participants an opportunity to share and connect with others embarking on a similar journey.  Pre-registration requested 905-576-2567.


First Steps Lecture Series:

This series of workshops are for people with dementia and care partners.  Register for all workshops or just the sessions most relevant to you.

The next series is planned for November 2017. More information to follow. 

Location: Alzheimer Society of Durham Region office, 1600 Champlain Ave., Suite 202, Whitby (NE corner of Thickson & Champlain)

For more information call 905-576-2567 or 1-888-301-1106 or email information@alzheimerdurham.com

First Steps Workshop:

Upcoming First Steps workshops:

Tuesday September 5 (Whitby) or Wednesday September 13 (Sunderland)

10:00am to 12:00pm

Topics include:

  • What is dementia?
  • Memory loss, changes to the brain and resulting behaviours
  • Coping strategies
  • Drugs, treatment and research
  • Future planning - legal and financial matters
  • Community resources and support systems

Location: Alzheimer Society of Durham Region office, 1600 Champlain Ave., Suite 202, Whitby (NE corner of Thickson & Champlain)

To register for the workshop please e-mail us here today or call 905-576-2567 or toll-free 1-888-301-1106.





Last Updated: 08/17/17
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