Dealing with Dementia – educational and support group sessions with Dr. Hasnain

Dr. Hasnain, a semi-retired Geriatric Psychiatrist, is offering 10 educational and support group sessions on the topic of dementia.

These sessions are open to the public free of charge. Group session will be held on a weekly basis at the Mount Pearl Summit Centre from 7 – 8 p.m. Sessions are sponsored by the City of Mount Pearl.

Mount Pearl Summit Centre (multi-purpose room), 126 Smallwood Drive

March 22 to May 24 (Thursdays)

  1. Introduction about the group and an overview of dementia and its common types – March 22
  2. Early symptoms of common types of dementias – March 29
  3. Coping with the early stages of dementia – April 5
  4. Course of common types of dementias – April 12
  5. Complications of dementias, an overview – April 19
  6. Complications of dementias, a few common symptoms – April 26
  7. Living through the challenges of dementias – May 3
  8. Managing the later stages of dementias – May 10
  9. Coping with the burden and the losses – May 17
  10. Discussion and reflection – May 24

For more information, please call Sean McKenna, Manager of Community Services Programming, City of Mount Pearl at 748-1046.