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This program is generously supported by the Sifton Family Foundation and the Westminister College Foundation. 

First Link® - What is it?

First Link® offers a comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, resources and support systems. Facilitated by our Registered Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals, participants are offered an opportunity to share and connect with others embarking on the same journey.
For an overview of all First Link® programs, click here

First Steps for People with Dementia

First Steps helps individuals newly diagnosed with a dementia understand their diagnosis and the changes they experience. This series will also offer participants an opportunity to share and connect with others embarking on a similar journey.
For more information about our next First Steps taking place at the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex office, click here.
 

Next Steps for Families and Friends

Next Steps will offer family caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia an overview of the disease. The topics discussed in this series include understanding what is happening to the brain, managing risks, and planning for the future.
LONDON: For more information about our Next Steps taking place at the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex office, click here.
STRATHROY: For more information about our Next Steps taking place in Strathroy, click here.


Care Essentials

Care Essentials will offer family caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia problem solving strategies and approaches for communication. This series will also offer participants several useful avenues for support, all of which can strengthen their ability to provide care.
For more information about our next Care Essentials taking place at Manor Village Life Center, click here.
For more information about our Care Essentials sessions taking place at the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex office, click here. 
 

Options for Care

Options for Care will help family caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia evaluate their current care giving needs and explore other possible care options available, including long term care. For more information about our next Options for Care, taking place at the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex office, click here.
 

Care in the Later Stages

Care in the Later Stages will help family caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia understand what to expect in the later stages of dementia. The series will also explore how participants can provide comfort to the person with dementia as well as review the experiences of grief and loss.  For more information about our next Care in the Later Stages, taking place at the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex office, click here.
 

Virtual First Link

A six week Learning Series course delivered via the Ontario Telemedicine Network (a video conferencing service) to centralized locations throughout London and Middlesex County. Through these video conferencing sessions, you’ll learn how dementia changes the brain, how to manage risks and behaviours, effective communication strategies and other important dementia and caregiving information. Click here for locations and times.