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Learning Series

The Learning Series helps people with dementia, their families and friends to live as well as possible with the disease.

The courses offered build upon each other to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, available resource and support. 

Participants have the opportunity to learn and share with others who are affected by dementia.

All Learning Opportunities are provided at no cost to participants, but donations are appreciated.

Pre-registration is requiredRegister by: 

Contacting a Resource Centre near you

Contacting our Provincial Office: 1-800-263-3367

 Learning Series

Presented by

sgi

First Steps

This series is to help individuals newly diagnosed with a dementia and their caregivers understand their diagnosis and the changes they experience.This series will also offer participants an opportunity to share and connect with others embarking on a similar journey. They will learn about topics including: what is dementia, memory loss, coping strategies, drugs, treatment, research, planning for the future, and community resources and support.

Prince Albert
Wednesday, September 6, 13, 27
and October 4
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Call 306-922-2296 to Register

Saskatoon
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28
and Tuesday October 3
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Call 306-683-6322 to Register


Swift Current
Thursdays, September 14, 21, 28
and October 5
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Call 306-773-2683 to Register

Regina
Wednesdays, October 18, 25 and November 1, 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
and November 15 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Call 306-949-4141 to Register




Next Steps for Families

for family and friends

This series will offer family members and friends caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia an overview of the disease. The topics discussed in this series will be much the same as those listed under First Steps.

North Battleford
Sunday, September 17
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Call 306-445-2206 to Register

Across the province via Telehealth

This session is being offered via Telehealth live video conferencing in selected communities. Telehealth can only be viewed at various health centres accross the province and is not accessible from your home computer.
To find your closest Telehealth location please click here https://www.ehealthsask.ca/services/telehealth/Documents/telehealth-locations.pdf
**The Telehealth sites at Craik and Assiniboia are not available for these days**


Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18 and 25
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Call 1-800-263-3367 or 306-683-6332 to Register
Registration is required.



Care Essentials

For family and friends

This series will offer guidance throughout the caregiver journey and strategies for when a person with dementia's care needs have increased. Topics discussed include: the progression of the disease, understanding behaviour, day to day care and community resources.

Saskatoon
Saturday, September 30
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call 306-683-6322 to Register

Weyburn
Saturday, October 28
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call 306-842-2273 to Register

Swift Current
Fridays, November 3, 10, 17, 24
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Call 306-773-2683 to Register


Options for Care

for family and friends

This series will help family members and caregivers evaluate their current caregiving needs and explore other possible care options available, including long-term care. Topics include: Where to turn when care needs are increasing, long term care - how the system works, and coping with changes.

Lloydminster
Sunday, October 8
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Call 306-445-2206 to Register

Regina
Saturday, November 18
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Call 306-949-4141 to Register


Care in the Later Stages

for family and friends

 This series is to help family members and friends of people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias understand what to expect in the later stages of the disease. Topics include: understanding the experiences of grief and loss, learning about the later stages, recognizing pain and distress, and providing care that promotes dignity, comfort and quality of life.

Carlyle
Saturday, September 30
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call 306-842-2273 to Register

Saskatoon
Saturday, November 18
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call 306-683-6322 to Register

Swift Current
Saturday, December 2
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call 306-773-2683 to Register


The Learning Series is also supported by:

            


Last Updated: 09/27/17
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