The Alzheimer/Dementia
Family Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can leave those with the disease and their care partners feeling isolated. However, you are not alone. There are other people to share the journey with you!

This group is for people who want to inform themselves with current information that will help improve quality of life with the disease. It’s a safe environment where you can learn, laugh, and help each other through mutual understanding

For those caring for someone with the disease – spouses, family or friends – a Caregiver Support Group offers the chance to: Exchange information and friendship with others affected by dementia, Access the most current information, Learn and share practical tips for coping with change, Decrease feelings of loneliness and isolation, Express feelings and be reassured that these feelings are normal, Find a sense of hope.

The group is based on an Information and Mutual Aid model. This means that you can expect to benefit from reliable information provided by Alzheimer Society of B.C., and from the wisdom and experience of other group members who are also facing the illness. The group is led by two volunteers who get their support, training and education from the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C. It is not led by health professionals or experts in Dementia. The group is for family or friends caring for someone with Dementia.

For information call Cathy 867-667-4816 or Joanne 867-668-7713