Dementia strategy

Free online workshops allow Thompson-Nicola residents to connect and share with others on the dementia journey. (Photo credit: Alzheimer Society of B.C.)

New online dementia education workshops offer in-depth support

Smaller groups give more opportunity for discussion

  • Oct 6, 2021

 

The annual Climb for Alzheimer’s fundraiser is taking place from now through Sept. 21, and can be done anywhere in the province. (Photo credit: Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.)

Climb for Alzheimer’s and raise funds in your own backyard

From now until Sept. 21, hike or climb local trails to raise funds for a great cause

 

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. offers support via a series of free webinars, including one about the transition to long-term care. (Photo credit: Alzheimer Society of B.C.)

Webinar helps transition to long-term care for those with dementia

The transiton to long-term care can be an overwhelming experience

  • Aug 19, 2021

 

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is offering a series of free webinars for those dealing with the challenges of dementia. (Photo credit: Alzheimer Society of B.C.)

Free webinars provide strategies for dealing with dementia

Upcoming topics include family dynamics and the effects and impacts of dementia

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is offering a series of free webinars for those dealing with the challenges of dementia. (Photo credit: Alzheimer Society of B.C.)
Area residents can access information about dementia and memory loss by contacting the Alzheimer Society of B.C.s toll-free First Link Dementia Helpline. (Photo credit: Alzheimer Society of B.C.)

Dementia helpline extends its hours to provide more support

Calls to First Link dementia helpline have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic started

  • Oct 28, 2020
Area residents can access information about dementia and memory loss by contacting the Alzheimer Society of B.C.s toll-free First Link Dementia Helpline. (Photo credit: Alzheimer Society of B.C.)
Support for those with dementia is being made more difficult by the COVID-19 pandemic, but help and support are still available. (Photo credit: Stock image)

Don’t forget about people with dementia during the pandemic

Support for those with dementia and their caregivers is now more crucial than ever

Support for those with dementia is being made more difficult by the COVID-19 pandemic, but help and support are still available. (Photo credit: Stock image)
Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Family panic sparked after BC Sheriff Service arrests woman with dementia

When 63-year-old’s husband realized she was gone it prompted calls to RCMP and Search and Rescue

Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)