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

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  Thursday, November 14 & 21

Responding to Unmet Needs in Dementia Care

Learn to recognize expressions of unmet need and develop strategies that reduce distress.

AGI West Island
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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Wednesday, November 27

Caregiving and Stress: Managing Expectations

Join clinical psychologist Dr. Camillo Zacchia as he discusses some of the expectations that caregivers may face and provides tools to reduce and manage caregiver stress.

Bibliothèque publique Eleanor London
Côte Saint-Luc Public Library
5852 Cavendish Blvd. Côte Saint-Luc, QC
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Free admission.

Monday, December 9

Building Connections with the Positive Physical Approach
Mentored by Teepa Snow, certified trainers Karin Derouaux and Meghan Williams will give an overview of the Positive Physical Approachtm. PPA helps care partners learn to recognize and support the changes in ability that accompany dementia.

AGI Montreal
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

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Monday, January 20 and 27

Alzheimer 101
Learn how dementia affects the brain and how basic caregiving principles can help with challenging situations.

A two-part course.

AGI West Island
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

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Wednesday, February 12

Self-Care 101

"You need to take care of yourself." Caregivers often hear this advice but rarely take it, usually because we don't know how to do it. This course explores the dangers of compassion fatigue and burnout, ways to prevent them, and steps to treat them when they occur.

AGI Montreal
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

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