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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

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.


Saskatoon
Fridays, March 10, 17, 24, 31 and
Tuesday, April 4
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
call 306-683-6322 to register

Estevan
Saturday, March 4
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
call 306-842-2273 to register

Regina
Wednesdays, March 22, 29 and April 5, 12,19
10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
call 306-949-4141 to register

Meadow Lake
Sunday, February 26
1:00 p.m. -4:30 p.m.
call 306-445-2206 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.

Saskatoon
Saturday, April 8
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
call 306-683-6322 to register

Regina
Saturday, March 4
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
call 306-949-4141 to register

Prince Albert
February 6, 13, 22 and 27, 2017
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
call 306-922-2296 to register

Cypress Health Region
Via Telehealth

February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2017
at 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
call 306-773-2683 to register



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.

North Battleford
Saturday, March 11
12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
call 306-445-2206 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.

Please check back soon for upcoming dates!

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.

Regina
Sundays, March 5, 12 and 19
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
call 306-949-4141 to register




The Learning Series is supported by:

        sgi    


Last Updated: 02/09/17
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