The winter season brings along with it many different festivals and holidays and. The current COVID-19 situation is presenting new challenges and uncertainty to what can be an already stressful time — a feeling that is even more acute for people affected by dementia.
To increase awareness and provide strategies to help local caregivers and people living with dementia prepare for the holidays during COVID-19, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is offering two free webinars this month.
Attend a webinar:
• Lived experience: Preparing for the holidays during COVID-19 (Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m.): Hear from people living with dementia as they share the impact of COVID-19 on their preparations for this holiday season.
• Virtual visits: Making the most of video calling (Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.): Explore strategies to maximize success when video calling.
• Long distance caregiving (Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2 p.m.): Practical tips on providing meaningful caregiving support from a distance. For caregivers.
• Driving and dementia (Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m.): Learn how dementia may affect a person’s driving abilities and strategies to ease the transition for them to stop driving. For caregivers and people living with dementia.
To register for any of these webinars, please visit alzbc.org/webinars.