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May 28 - June 18

Creative Explorations for Caregivers
AGI West
12-week art program (until June 18)
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
$5 per session
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Thursday, June 13th

Spousal Support Group
AGI West
Bilingual, meeting bi-weekly on Thursdays
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
No Cost

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Monday, June 10

Lindsay Memorial Lecture:
“The Importance of Mandates and Protective Measures”
Monique Renaud, MSW
Arthur Seguin Chalet, Pointe-Claire
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Free event

Monday, June 17

Lindsay Memorial Lecture:
“A Community Response to Elder Abuse”
Speakers, Agent  Isabelle Dubé and Ann-Nathalie Côté (agents sociommunautaires PDQ11 SPVM), Katherine St-Pierre from Crime Victims Assistance Centres (CAVAC )
and 
Meghan WIllaims , MSW, 
Director of Support Services, will speak about mistreatment of elders,
how to identify it and how to intervene.

Benny Library, Montreal
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Free event
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July 9, 16, 23

Alzheimer 101 - For Families

This informational 8-hour course teaches basic principles in dementia caregiving. Understand how dementia affects the brain, how to communicate, interact, and adapt to behavioural challenges, as well as how to diffuse challenging situations.


AGI West
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
35$
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August 8


Self Care 101

It is common for those in caring roles to feel as if they don’t have the time or energy to take the time to care for oneself. In reality, self-care contributes to more happiness in a person’s day to day activities, while also making them a better carer. This workshop will explore compassion fatigue and burnout, ways to prevent them, and steps to treat them when they occur.

AGI West
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
15$
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Thursday, September 5

Public Trainer Certification - Part I
2-day certification for mental health professionals or individuals to train
others in Teepa Snow's Positive Approach®
to Care (PAC) philosophy
AGI West
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Course cost and registration infoclick here


Friday, September 6

Public Trainer Certification - Part II
AGI West
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Course cost and registration infoclick here


 
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Monday, June 17

AGI Annual Golf Tournament
Hillsdale Golf and Country Club
Golf packages from $395
To Register go to: www.agiteamgolf.com

 
 

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We have been living with Alzheimer's disease since my mother's diagnosis in 2006. We lived through the stages of denial, fear, ignorance, sadness… we became a family in turmoil. Slowly we found our way, with help from AGI...