A course for caregivers

The free five-week Helping Alzheimer and Dementia Caregivers Cope series, beginning Feb. 5, provides an opportunity for residents to learn effective ways to care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

The free five-week Helping Alzheimer and Dementia Caregivers Cope series, beginning Feb. 5, provides an opportunity for residents to learn effective ways to care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

The series is designed for family and friends who are caring for a person with dementia at home, in a long term care facility, attending an adult day centre, or living at a distance.

The series runs Saturdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 and 26 and March 5, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Yakimovich Wellness Centre, 1454 Hillside Ave.

For more information or to register, call 250-370-5641.