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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...
 
 
     
 
 

Coming Up at AGI


 
   
         
A Mentorship program for Family Caregivers

Caring for someone with dementia is both physically and emotionally demanding.

The Linda Rosenbloom Family AGI Safety Net Program focuses on the caregiver

This unique mentorship program pairs family caregivers with experienced, trained volunteer ear through the caregiving experience. Mentors, trained by AGI, guide the care in navigating the healthcare system, accessing community resources and planning for the future. A free service, Safety Net offers support, encouragement and an attentive ear.

AGI is always looking for great mentors!
Are you interested in becoming a mentor?

 
  • You're compassionate and want to help
  • You have caregiving experience
  • You understand Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
  • You can offer support on a regular basis

You could be a wonderful Safety Net Mentor!

Contact Maude at 514-485-7233 or Maude@agiteam.org
  NEW! 
 Two summer support groups!
… Because we’re in it together!


Long Term Care Support Group 
Is your loved one in a long-term care facility or in the process of moving into a facility? Join a support group to learn ways to ease the transition and stay connected with your spouse or family member.
 
For all caregivers – Tuesdays, 10 AM to 11:30 AM (twice a month)

Spousal Support Group
For spouses with a loved one in early to mid-stages of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia.

Thursdays, 10 AM to 11:30 AM (twice a month)
 

Location: AGI Offices 5555 Westminster, Suite 304

To register: call 514-485-7233 or email info@agiteam.org
  We've got GREAT NEWS!

We're expanding all our educational programs and services to the West Island!

AGI's Lassner Institute of Learning
 provides in-depth dementia education and training for family caregivers and professional care providers - now offered in Montreal and on the West Island.

AGI Training courses will take place beginning in September on the West Island -  the location to be announced soon! 


AGI's training courses for family caregivers and professional care providers teach basic knowledge and practical principles for interaction as well as specialized in-depth trainings focusing more on specific issues faced in dementia caregiving.

Attestations for LPN Licensing hours will be provided upon request.


AGI’s Lindsay Memorial Lecture Series

Beginning in January, AGI hosts engaging monthly lectures in Montreal and Pointe-Claire, featuring expert speakers discussing specialized and relevant topics related to dementia and caregiving.

The Lindsay Memorial Lecture Series 2019 will be announce in the fall.

If you're a caregiver living on the West Island, and would like more information about AGI's counselling, respite, and other services soon to be available- please contact 514-485-7233 
or info@agiteam.org

 


 
 

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