Alzheimer Society of Montreal – Information and Support Groups for Caregivers

Alzheimer Society of Montreal – Information and Support Groups for Caregivers
Name of Organization – Program or Service:
Alzheimer Society of Montreal – Information and Support Groups for Caregivers
Program or Service Description:
Services for caregivers (individual consultations, information and support groups, meditation groups, bereavement support groups).

Services for people living with dementia (individual consultations, information and support groups, “Monday Meet-Ups” social program, art therapy workshops).

Services for people living with dementia and caregivers (activity centres, in-home respite and stimulation program, Art Links program, Tales and Travels program).

Services for health care professionals (trainings, conferences, webinars).

Services for all (Alzheimer Cafés, information and advice).
Age group:
18-34 (young adult), 35-64 (adult), 65+(senior)
Eligibility requirements:
It is not necessary to have already received services from the Alzheimer Society of Montreal to participate.
Fees:
$60 for the 8-week session.
Schedule:
Support groups for caregivers are held year-round at various service points across the island of Montreal. For more information consult our website.
Territory Served:
Baie d’Urfé, Beaconsfield, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Île Bizard/ Ste. Geneviève, Kirkland, Pierrefonds/ Roxboro, Pointe-Claire, Senneville, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Languages:
English, French
Address:
4505, rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montréal, Québec H4C 1S3
Hours:
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Monday to Friday
Phone:
(514) 369-0800
Fax:
(514) 369-4103
Volunteering Opportunities:
Yes
Organization’s Mission:
To alleviate the social and personal consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders through the development and delivery of leading-edge intervention, care and support services in Montreal.
Program or Service Details:
The information and support group meets once a week for 2 hours, over 8 weeks. It covers a variety of topics, including: an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, various aspects of communication, understanding behaviours, taking care of yourself as a caregiver, and the different community resources available.