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January 3, 2018 by Communications - L'Appui Laval
This month in the Caregiver Newsletter: Alzheimer's disease and safety in the home: a few tips, Alzheimer Society Laval: a humanistic approach for totally adapted services, Profiling Tool for Person with Cognitive Difficulties, Schedule of events...
January 3, 2018 by Communications - L'Appui Laval
Caring for a loved one is sometimes difficult, sometimes unsettling and sometimes a great challenge. This month of Alzheimer awareness is an appropriate time to inform you of the different services offered by the Alzheimer Society Laval ...
December 1, 2017 by Communications - L'Appui Laval
The full version of the Caregiver Newsletter is taking a break for Christmas. But, since caregivers are caregivers for 12 months of the year, l’Appui Laval wants to let you know about the activities available in December in our beautiful region.
September 5, 2017 by Communications - L'Appui Laval
NATIONAL CAREGIVER WEEK: SALON DES AIDANTS DE LAVAL 2017 As part of National Caregiver Week, the Association Lavalloise des Personnes Aidantes (ALPA) invites you to the Salon des Aidants de Laval. With the financial support of L'Appui Laval.

Activities


By Le Rendez-vous des Aîné(e)s community centre

Training : January 24 to March 28, from 3:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Information and reservations: Jessica Soucy, 450-688-0541| jessica.soucy@alpabem.qc.ca
Cost: Free
Language: French
Description: Psychoeducational training for caregivers of seniors with a mental health issue or experiencing psychological distress. Start a process of change for more harmonious caregiver-care receiver relationships with these 10 meetings that each last 2 hours and 30 minutes.
ALPABEM website: www.alpabem.qc.ca

By Association Lavalloise des Personnes Aidantes (ALPA)

Information and reservations: Laurence Dagenais, 450-686-2572 | administration@aldpa.org
Cost: ALPA members: $3, Non-members: $5
Language: French
Description: CAAP ‐ Laval is a community organization, independent from the Network.
Its mandate is to assist and support, upon request, clients in any process they undertake to file a complaint against a public health institution.
ALPA website: www.aldpa.org

By APARL, Association Pour Aînés Résidant à Laval

Information and reservations: Sylvain Simard 450-661-5252| anim.milieu@aparl.org
Cost: Free
Description: To help you have a better understanding of the retirement income system: old age security, guaranteed income supplement, benefit, survivor’s benefit, low-income seniors, caregivers.
APARL website: www.aparl.org

By Association Lavalloise des Personnes Aidantes (ALPA)

Support groups : February to April | Dates and times to be determined

Information and reservations: Psychosocial workers 450-686-2572, Ext. 223 | administration@aldpa.org
Cost: Free
Language: French
Description: These meetings give you an opportunity to talk about your experience and emotions with people going through something similar to you, all in a climate of respect and listening. The following themes will be covered: emotions that make you feel bad, empowerment, taking care of yourself while taking care of someone else, letting go.
ALPA website: www.aldpa.org

By Association Lavalloise des Personnes Aidantes (ALPA)

Information and reservations: Laurence Dagenais, 450-686-2572 | administration@aldpa.org
Admission: $5
Language: French
Description: You are invited to come and view Fernand Dansereau’s film L'érotisme et le vieil âge, followed by a talk on the subject by Ms. Jocelyne Robert, sexologist-writer. A snack will then be served, and you will have the opportunity to meet Ms. Robert.
ALPA website: www.aldpa.org