Dementia in the days of COVID-19

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Hear stories from caregivers and people living with dementia as a part of our "Dementia in the days of COVID-19" series.

Klaus and Trudy sitting together on a sofa.

During this time of increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with dementia and the people who care for them are disconnected from support networks and facing unexpected challenges. 

It is the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s mission to ensure that no one walks alone on the dementia journey. Now and in the coming weeks, caregivers and people living with dementia will share their everyday challenges and successes as a part of our Dementia in the days of COVID-19 series.

Dementia in the days of COVID-19: Naomi's story

British Columbia
June 16, 2020

During this time of increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with dementia and the people who care for them are disconnected from support networks and facing unexpected challenges. It is the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s mission to ensure that no one walks alone on the dementia journey. Now and in the coming weeks, caregivers and people living with dementia will share their everyday challenges and successes as a part of our Dementia in the days of COVID-19 series.

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Naomi hugging Frances while sitting on her bed.

Dementia in the days of COVID-19: Granville & Birgit's story

British Columbia
June 10, 2020

During this time of increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with dementia and the people who care for them are disconnected from support networks and facing unexpected challenges. It is the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s mission to ensure that no one walks alone on the dementia journey. Now and in the coming weeks, caregivers and people living with dementia will share their everyday challenges and successes as a part of our Dementia in the days of COVID-19 series.

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Birgit and Granville wearing straw hats on a sunny day in front of a colourful background.

Dementia in the days of COVID-19: Linda & Ruth's story

British Columbia
June 17, 2020

During this time of increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with dementia and the people who care for them are disconnected from support networks and facing unexpected challenges. It is the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s mission to ensure that no one walks alone on the dementia journey. Now and in the coming weeks, caregivers and people living with dementia will share their everyday challenges and successes as a part of our Dementia in the days of COVID-19 series.

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Linda and Ruth smiling and posing for a photo.

Dementia in the days of COVID-19: Craig's story

British Columbia
May 21, 2020

During this time of increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with dementia and the people who care for them are disconnected from support networks and facing unexpected challenges. It is the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s mission to ensure that no one walks alone on the dementia journey. Now and in the coming weeks, caregivers and people living with dementia will share their everyday challenges and successes as a part of our Dementia in the days of COVID-19 series.

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Craig wearing sunglasses and a hat, standing in front of a wall with stone stacking.

Dementia in the days of COVID-19: Trudy's story

British Columbia
May 15, 2020

During this time of increased isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with dementia and the people who care for them are disconnected from support networks and facing unexpected challenges. It is the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s mission to ensure that no one walks alone on the dementia journey. Now and in the coming weeks, caregivers and people living with dementia will share their everyday challenges and successes as a part of our Dementia in the days of COVID-19 series.

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Klaus and Trudy sitting together on a sofa.

Dementia in the days of COVID-19: Letters from volunteers

Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do, and the meaningful relationships they build make our communities so special. While our in-person groups have been unable to meet for several months, volunteers have shared what they miss about their role and messages to the people they volunteer with.

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Landon smiling in front of an Alzheimer Society of B.C. blue banner.