Contact your local resource centre for more information, and for additional workshops on a variety of topics about dementia.
You can also take a look at our First Link® bulletin for a list of upcoming dementia education and support programs in your community.
A multi-session series for family members who are caring for a person living with dementia. Participants will learn about dementia, practical coping strategies and early planning. Topics covered in the series include:
- Understanding dementia
- Understanding communication
- Understanding behaviour
- Planning for the future
- Self-care for caregivers
This is a six-session series for people with early symptoms of dementia and their care partners to explore the journey ahead in a positive, informative and supportive environment. Participants will learn about dementia, practical coping strategies and planning for the future while meeting new people with similar experiences.
Heads up: Introduction to brain health
Are you interested in learning more about brain health? You are welcome to attend this workshop where participants are encouraged to actively engage with protecting and maintaining their brain. You will learn strategies and setting goals for improving the health of your mind, body and spirit.
Getting to know dementia
This introductory session is designed for people with early signs of dementia, and family members or friends who recently begun supporting a person living with dementia. Participants will learn about the different types of programs and services offered by the Alzheimer Society of B.C. to help support you through the journey. This session will review basic information about Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, and the impact of receiving a diagnosis.