Dementia Webinars

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01/08/2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Creston Timezone
Dementia Webinars from the Alzheimer Society of BC

The Creston Public Library is making these webinars easily available by taking on the registration and computer technology aspects that might be a barrier to use. Join us once a month for these informative sessions on our big screen by simply walking in the door and sitting down.

Building caregiver resiliency
Wednesday, March 11, 2-3 p.m.
Strategies to positively manage caregiver stress and build resilience. For caregivers.

When supporting a person with a chronic illness such as Alzheimer’s disease, it is vital that caregivers take care of their own physical and mental health. Participants will gain an understanding of how certain messages, demands or beliefs can contribute to stress and burnout. They will also learn how to recognize the signs of burnout, and discover ways to deal with caregiver stress.

Research Ready: Early diagnosis and Dementia
Thursday, March 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Meet local researcher Ashleigh Parker, a PhD student from the University of Victoria, and learn about the latest research on early diagnosis for dementia.

Accessing Services
Wednesday, April 82 – 3 p.m. 
Learn about community support programs and how to work successfully with health-care providers. For caregivers.  Cancelled

Long-distance caregiving 
Wednesday, May 13, 2 – 3 p.m.
Practical tips on providing meaningful caregiving support from a distance. For caregivers.

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