Monday, May 30, 2011

Family Caregiver Month

Do you give care to a family member or friend who has a chronic illness? The month of May is dedicated to
recognizing YOU, the Family Caregiver. Caregivers Nova Scotia & We Care Home Health Services are inviting you to our FREE Caregiver Information Fair
Date: May 31st

Time: drop in any time from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: The Westwood Sky Lounge - 2717 Gladstone Street, Halifax
Light Refreshments will be available

1. Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia will show case their 6 week Family Education Series
2. Preventing Falls Together Coalition/Community Links will demonstrate Falls Prevention
3. Heart and Stroke Foundation showcasing the Walkabout Program
4. Northwood In Touch will showcase their medical personal alert systems and sensors
5. Learn about or participate in a research project from Mount Saint Vincent University
titled "Timing of the C.A.R.E. Tool Project" (assessing the needs of family caregivers)
6. Caregivers Nova Scotia will showcase the new TYZE online personal networks
7. We Care Home Health will focus on the Get Going To Keep Going resource
8. Nutrition Education by a qualified dietician

For more information please contact Aaron Hanna at 454 – 2571 or Brenda Sangster at 421-7390

Please join us!

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