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9 Feb

Cantonese Peer Support Group – ONLINE

2021-12-01T11:30:48-05:00

 

This 8 sessions Cantonese Peer-led Support Group provide care partners to connect with one another, and learn and discuss the practical and emotional needs related to caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias. Each session will be broken down into two components: An Educational presentation followed by discussion and sharing related to the presentation topic. Groups are facilitated by volunteers who have lived experience as care partners and have received training on group facilitation. Participants and peer facilitators decide on the focus and direction of the group. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide a safe setting which promotes mutual support, both practical and emotional, throughout the course of the disease
  • Enhance care partner’s knowledge of the illness, available supports, and coping strategies
Support Group will be presented in CANTONESE using Zoom.

 
The group will meet on: 
 
Wednesdays – February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
 
Registration is required followed by a short pre-screening by phone call prior to the start of the program.
Cantonese Peer Support Group – ONLINE2021-12-01T11:30:48-05:00
18 Jan

Advance Care Planning – ONLINE

2021-12-01T11:30:47-05:00
 
This workshop will review the importance of Advance Care Planning, and the steps involved in the process, in the case where one becomes mentally incapable of making their health care decisions.
 
Learning Objectives:• Understand what is Advance Care Planning and why it is important• Learn about the steps involved in Advance Care Planning• Understand what is a Substitute Decision Maker and how to appoint a Power of Attorney• Recognize what does capacity and incapacity mean in Ontario
 
Workshop is for care partners or family member of a person living with dementia.
 
Registration is required to receive the Zoom link to participate.
 

Advance Care Planning – ONLINE2021-12-01T11:30:47-05:00

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