Alzheimer series aimed at caregivers

Program runs Thursdays in Abbotsford at Garden park Tower

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is offering a free series for caregivers.

The Family Caregiver Series runs on four Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m., starting on Oct. 2, at Garden Park Tower (2825 Clearbrook Rd.).

The sessions provide practical techniques and strategies for caregivers. Participants will gain an understanding of dementia, communication and behaviour as a form of communication.

Registration is required by contacting Jude Weir at 604-859-3889 or jweir@alzheimerbc.org.

More information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as resources for living with their impact, are available by visiting www.alzheimerbc.org.