We provide compassionate listening and offer resources and information that you can access in a variety of ways. Connect with a trained coordinator to get started. Call or text 604-885-4088.

A trained coordinator can help you with:
  • One-on-one support by phone.
  • Information and referral to disease-specific organizations and groups.
  • Support in accessing personal planning.
  • Assistance in better understanding the healthcare system.
  • Connecting you with community resources available to support your valuable role.
CAREGIVERS ON THE COAST SUPPORT GROUP

 

Are you a caregiver?

Do you know someone who is? Many caregivers don’t self-identify and miss out on available resources and supports. We can help! Our monthly Caregivers On the Coast Support group meets to learn of local resources and supports and to share caregiver information and tips. Contact us to learn more: caregiversupport@resourcecentre.ca or call or text: 604-885-4088

 

Upcoming Meetings:

July 18th at 2pm in-person meeting in Sechelt. Location & details to follow.
– August 15th at 2pm online via Zoom. Link will be sent out closer to the date.
– September 24 at 1pm at Harmony Hall, Gibsons.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS ON THE COAST:

Managing Memory as you Age: A Four Part Workshop Series

Part One – Brain health: How to keep it and/or make it even better

When: June 19 at 1:30pm.

Where: Harmony Hall, 686 Harmony Ln, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V8

This is a four part workshop series as a part of a partnership project between us, Gibsons Senior Society and UBC’s Building Capacity Project centered around Alzheimer’s.  It’s never too late to make changes for a healthier brain. Learn how to maintain or improve your brain health by exploring topics including natural aging changes, dementia, risk reduction, memory, brain training and more.This is a free event but must reserve your space by calling (604) 886-3919 or by emailing hayley@resourcecentre.ca

 

The Alzheimer’s Society of BC has in-person Workshops coming to the Coast!

Coping with change, grief and loss | The dementia experience involves change, loss and uncertainty. Explore coping strategies for managing emotions and overcoming challenges, as well as ways to find meaning in daily life. For caregivers.
Gibsons: Location details provided upon registration
Wednesday, June 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

From home to care home: Preparing and adjusting to the new environment
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Making a transition into long-term care can be challenging for both the person living with dementia and the caregiver. Discuss strategies for minimizing the challenges, including how to prepare for the move and respond to common issues. For caregivers.
Sechelt: Location details provided upon registration
Thursday, June 20 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Registration: For more information and to register, please call the First Link® Dementia Helpline at 1-800-936-6033