Support group for family caregivers Workshop for seniors

This program is for anyone who provides significant and ongoing or occasional support as a non-professional to a senior who has an incapacity. This program supports you in your role so that it is easier to carry out.

The workshop is led by a social worker at the CISSS de Laval.


One 2-hour course per week for 12 weeks.


  • Understand cognitive impairments
  • Prevent exhaustion
  • Adapt to new realities
  • Understand the different types of grief
  • Learn about prescribed medication
  • Promote the benefits of a healthy and balanced diet
  • Better communicate with the person with an incapacity
  • Learn about different legal issues (protection mandates and wills)
  • Learn how to adapt your environment
  • Get information about different types of housing resources


  • The caregiver or person with the incapacity must be able to work in a group
  • Be a resident of Laval

Registration and information

By phone: Info-Social 811, option 2