Alzheimer’s Society of BC

 

The Alzheimer Society of BC exists to alleviate personal and social consequences of Alzheimer disease and related dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and cures.

Serves caregivers, family and friends of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia.

Programs Offered

  • Support Group for Caregivers in Campbell River
  • Information and Resources on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia
  • Resource Centre in Nanaimo
  • Education programs
  • Teleworkshops
  • First Link: Early intervention, information and referral services.

Family Caregiver Series Workshop - Saturday, August 27, 2016

Patricipants will learn strategies for taking care of someone with dementia, as well as taking care of their own health.

Topics include:
  • understanding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • effective and creative ways of facilitating communication with a person with dementia
  • understanding behaviour as a form of communication
  • self-care for the caregiver
  • planning for the future

Date:   Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time:  10:00 am to 3:30 pm  (*Please bring a lunch)
Location:  Campbell River Community Centre (401 - 11 Avenue)

Pre-registration is required.  Contact Jane Hope at 1-800-462-2833 or jhope@alzheimerbc.org

Click on Resources for a copy of the workshop poster.

Address / Contact Info

North and Central Vancouver Island Resource Centre
200 - 1585 Bowen Rd Nanaimo, BCV9S 1G4
Support and Education Coordinator : Jane Hope

Phone Numbers

Toll-free : 1-800-462-2833

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Hours:
• Campbell River Alzheimer’s Support group meets on the first Thursday of each month,
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, at the Campbell River Hospital Mitlenatch Room
• Other programs and services vary - please call for times and location

Web Links

Forms and Resources

Location Map

This program was last updated on 19 Aug 2016.