Dementia journey outlined by seminars

Kelowna families and caregivers who are coping with the impact of a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can find a new resource to help them cope.

Kelowna families and caregivers who are coping with the impact of a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can find a new resource to help cope, an education program called Shaping the Journey: Living with Dementia.

This program is designed specifically for people experiencing the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and who have had a recent diagnosis. It also is intended for care partners, family members, or friends.

It consists of five Thursday sessions starting Sept. 29 and running through Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at the Alzheimer Society of B.C. Resource Centre, 865 Bernard Ave. To register call 250-860-0750 or email mmccabe@alzheimerbc.org.

 

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