Registration Now Open for McCormick Caregiver Education Series at McCormick Dementia Services
September 29, 2016 –McCormick Dementia Services (formerly Alzheimer Outreach Services) will once again be hosting an eight-week caregiver education series starting on October 18, 2016. The program, which is held four times a year, is designed to provide important practical information for caregivers of persons with dementia. The program is free of charge and pre-registration is required. Each Tuesday evening session will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at McCormick Dementia Services, which is located in the east wing of McCormick Home at 2022 Kains Road in London. To register, please call 519-439-9336, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or register at Eventbrite.ca.
The topics for the eight-week program are as follows:
October 18 – Putting a Face on Dementia (presented by Dementia Services Social Workers)
October 25 – What Do Medical Experts Say? (Dr. Michael Borrie and Dr. Lisa VanBussel)
November 1 – Communication: Our Most Important Human Link (Dr. J.B. Orange)
November 8 – All Behaviours Have a Meaning – What are their Causes and How Do We Manage Them?
November 15 – How Important is Self-care for the Caregiver? (Dementia Services Social Workers)
November 22 – More Tools for the Toolbox (information session featuring selected community services and products)
November 29 – Transitions in Dementia Care (Dementia Services and McCormick Home Social Workers)
December 6 – Where Do We Go from Here? (Dementia Services Social Workers)
Formerly known as Alzheimer Outreach Services, McCormick Dementia Services has been committed to delivering the highest quality programs and services to clients and their caregivers since 1985 and offers the largest day program of its kind in Ontario. Dementia Services provides strategies, counselling, support groups and ongoing education to help maintain quality of life for those facing the challenges of dementia and believes that understanding a person’s history and interests and incorporating this knowledge in a customized care program directly improves the quality of life.
For more information:
Monica Fleck, Communication Director
McCormick Care Group
2022 Kains Road
London, ON N6K 0A8