Alzheimer Society of BC - Family Caregiver Series (2 sessions)

Date: 
April 6, 2013 - 9:00am
Location: 
Glen Pine Pavilion - 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

* This workshop will be presented in two full-day sessions from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday April 6th and 13th. *

A two-session series for family members who are caring for a person with dementia.

Learn about dementia and its impact on individuals, caregivers, families and the community; practical tips and tools on effective ways of facilitating communication with the person with dementia; information about the importance of early planning and strategies for ensuring that the person with dementia's wishes are honoured now and in the future and tools for recognizing and dealing with caregiver stress.

Note: lunch break will be approximately 30 minutes - please bring a brown bag lunch.  Coffee, tea and water will be available

Cost: by donation

Registration is required as space is limited

For more information or to register, please call Dorothy or Lori at 604-298-0780 or e-mail: dleclair@alzheimerbc.org or lkelly@alzheimerbc.org