Learn from home — participate in the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s free one-hour tele-workshops.
It’s easy to participate. You can just listen on the phone or you can watch a live presentation on your computer, with sound provided by your computer (allowing for worldwide free access!) or by your phone. You also have the option of downloading handouts after the session.
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Participation is easy!A few minutes before the start of each session, simply dial the phone number and link to the website using the following instructions:
Enter participant pass code: 1122333
Web access (optional)
Visit the Tele-workshop web login page.
Enter as a Guest.
Transition to residential care
Tuesday, February 12, 2 or 7 p.m.
Are you a family caregiver who is considering residential care options for a person living with dementia? This workshop will provide a general overview of how to access residential care, the challenges families face when making decisions about residential care, and some strategies for preparing for the transition.
How to support a friend who has dementia or is a caregiver
Wednesday, March 6, 2 p.m. or 7 p.m.
Want to support someone with dementia? It might be your friend, neighbour, co-worker or relative. This tele-workshop provides practical tips on how to communicate with a person with dementia, how to offer support and what kind of help the person with dementia, their caregiver or family might appreciate.
Please note: This tele-workshop is not aimed at primary caregivers
Research 101: Dispelling the myths with guest speaker Dr. Julie Robillard
Wednesday, April 17, 2 p.m.
Interested in dementia research? This webinar, from Dr. Julie Robillard, Assistant Professor of Neurology at UBC and Scientist in Patient Experience at BC Children's & Women's Hospital, will help you better understand the research process. Topics covered will include: types of dementia research, what to expect when participating in a research project, and how to decide whether to participate in research.
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Past tele-workshop recordingsRecordings of past tele-workshops (shortened versions) are available to view online. Click the name of the tele-workshop below to view the recording and download corresponding handouts:
- Activities to do with the person with dementia
- Advocacy – Navigating the system
- Advocacy – Speaking up about dementia
- Celebrating the holidays
- Children, teens and dementia
- Getting a diagnosis and talking to your physician
- Getting ready for the provincial election
- Heads up: An introduction to brain health
- Helping with memory loss
- How to support a friend who has dementia or is a caregiver
- Life after diagnosis
- Living safely with dementia
- Long-distance caregiving
- Navigating the system
- Personal planning
- Research update
- Transition to residential care
- Travelling with a person with dementia
- Understanding behaviour
- Understanding communication
- Understanding dementia
- Understanding tax benefits and credits
For more information
Additional questions about our tele-workshops?
Call 1-800-667-3742 (604-681-6530 in the Lower Mainland) or e-mail email@example.com.