A workshop takes place in Abbotsford on Thursday, Feb. 20 for caregivers of people living with dementia.
The Accessing Services workshop is hosted by the Alzheimer Society of B.C. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd.
It is designed for residents who are supporting a person living with dementia at home.
The session reviews strategies for accessing support through a variety of sources in the community, from family and friends to the health-care system.
It also explores challenges that can arise when accessing services and support. Participants will learn strategies for working with service providers and acting as an advocate.
Pre-registration is required by contacting the South Fraser Alzheimer Resource Centre at 604-859-3889 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit alzheimerbc.org for more information or call the First Link Dementia Helpline at 1-800-936-6033 (English), 1-833-674-5007 (Cantonese and Mandarin) or 1-833-674-5003 (Punjabi).