First Link Learning Series Winter 2023- The Day of Placement (Dr. Roger Butler)

Newfoundland and Labrador
Wed, Feb 14, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador is offering the First Link Learning Series online, at no cost, to continue educating people with dementia and their families on how to live well with dementia.

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Week 12 - The Day of Placement

This week, we discuss The Day of Placement.


  • Making Moving Day Successful
  • What to Pack
  • What Not to Pack
  • Planning
  • The First Day at the Home
  • The Caregiver’s New Role
  • Working with Staff
  • Ways to Cope

This weeks Learning Series speaker is Dr. Roger Butler

  • Dr. Roger Butler is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Memorial University.
  • In 2013, he was named Family Physician of the Year for Newfoundland & Labrador, an award granted to College of Family Physicians of Canada who exemplify the best of what being a family doctor is all about.
  • Dr. Butler has been involved with the Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association, Eastern Health & the Provincial Department of Health & Community Services to try and develop programs to help our frail seniors who have no family physician in the community as well as improve their care in the emergency room and hospital wards.
  • Dr. Roger Butler manages the Provincial Home Dementia Program to improve the quality of life for those living with dementia.
  • Currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Join the Alzheimer Society First Link Learning Series program today and learn more to live well with dementia.

Our learning series provides an overview of dementia, coping strategies, and knowledge of community support services. The series is 15 weeks and is at no cost to participants. Register today!