The Alzheimer Society's Resource Centres help those concerned with or facing dementia build the knowledge, skills, and confidence to maintain quality of life. Resource Centres offer information, educational opportunities, support groups, and the ability to speak directly with a knowledgeable team member. Contact the Resource Centre in your area for services in local communities.

Upcoming Events

Dementia Dialogues: Wandering - Nanaimo, B.C.
October 01, 2014 07:00 PM to October 01, 2014 08:30 PM

Location:
Alzheimer Resource Centre (200-1585 Bowen Road, Nanaimo)

Tele-workshop - Understanding Behaviour
October 02, 2014 02:00 PM to October 02, 2014 03:00 PM

Location:
Available across B.C. by phone and internet (optional)

Family Caregiver Series (1 full-day session) - Parksville, B.C.
October 04, 2014 10:00 AM to October 04, 2014 03:30 PM

Location:
Parksville Baptist Church (550 Pym St., Parksville)

Getting to Know Dementia - Victoria, B.C.
October 11, 2014 10:30 AM to October 11, 2014 12:30 PM

Location:
Hillside Seniors Health Centre (1454 Hillside Ave., Victoria)

The Transition to Residential Care - Sidney, B.C.
October 15, 2014 02:00 PM to October 15, 2014 04:00 PM

Location:
Sidney All Care Residence (2269 Mills Road, Sidney)

Tele-workshop - Helping with Memory Loss
October 15, 2014 07:00 PM to October 15, 2014 08:00 PM

Location:
Available across B.C. by phone and internet (optional)

Personal Planning - Nanaimo, B.C.
October 16, 2014 01:00 PM to October 16, 2014 03:00 PM

Location:
Alzheimer Society Resource Centre (200-1585 Bowen Road, Nanaimo)

Life in Residential Care - Port Alberni, B.C.
October 17, 2014 01:00 PM to October 17, 2014 03:00 PM

Location:
West Coast General Hospital - Meeting Room A (3949 Port Alberni Highway, Port Alberni)

Family Caregiver Series (3 sessions) - Victoria, B.C.
October 18, 2014 09:30 AM to November 01, 2014 12:00 PM

Location:
Hillside Seniors Health Centre (1454 Hillside Ave., Victoria)

Family Caregiver Series (1 full-day session) - Courtenay, B.C.
October 18, 2014 10:00 AM to October 18, 2014 03:30 PM

Location:
Lower Native Sons Hall (360 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay)

Life in Residential Care - Sidney, B.C.
October 22, 2014 02:00 PM to October 22, 2014 04:00 PM

Location:
Sidney All Care Residence (2269 Mills Road, Sidney)

Getting to Know Dementia - Victoria, B.C.
November 06, 2014 10:00 AM to November 06, 2014 12:00 PM

Location:
Hillside Seniors Health Centre (1454 Hillside Ave., Victoria)

Shaping the Journey (5 sessions) - Victoria, B.C.
November 12, 2014 10:00 AM to December 10, 2014 12:00 PM

Location:
Hillside Seniors Health Centre (1454 Hillside Ave., Victoria)

Tele-workshop - Celebrating the Holidays
November 12, 2014 07:00 PM to November 12, 2014 08:00 PM

Location:
Available across B.C. by phone and internet (optional)

Tele-workshop - Living Safely with Dementia
November 27, 2014 07:00 PM to November 27, 2014 08:00 PM

Location:
Available across B.C. by phone and internet (optional)

Tele-workshop - Heads Up for a Healthy Brain
December 08, 2014 07:00 PM to December 08, 2014 08:00 PM

Location:
Available across B.C. by phone and internet (optional)





Resource Centres

* Please call ahead for an appointment *

Greater Victoria

Serving: Colwood, Esquimalt, Langford, Metchosin, North Saanich, Sidney, Sooke, Southern Gulf Islands, Victoria

Alzheimer Resource Centre
202-306 Burnside Road West
Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1M1

Phone

250-382-2052
First Link®           (Read more about First Link®)
250-382-2033
Fax
250-382-8108

Main Contacts
Meriel Randerson, Support & Education Coordinator
mranderson@alzheimerbc.org

Emily Pridham, First Link Coordinator
epridham@alzheimerbc.org

Amanda Strain, Minds in Motion Coordinator
astrain@alzheimerbc.org

Gabriela Townsend, Volunteer & Office Coordinator
gtownsend@alzheimerbc.org

Support Groups


North & Central Vancouver Island

Serving: Campbell River, Cobble Hill, Comox, Courtenay, Cowichan, Duncan, Gold River, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, Nanaimo, Northern Gulf Islands, Parksville, Port Alberni, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, , Qualicum, Shawnigan Lake, Tofino, Ucluelet

Alzheimer Resource Centre
200-1585 Bowen Road
Nanaimo, B.C. V9S 1G4

First Link®          (Read more about First Link® )
250-734-4171
First Link® Toll-free
1-888-734-4171
Phone
250-734-4170 (Nanaimo/Ladysmith)
Toll-free
1-800-462-2833 (Island only)
Fax
250-734-4173

Main Contacts
Tina Biello, First Link Coordinator
tbiello@alzheimerbc.org

Jane Hope, Support & Education Coordinator
jhope@alzheimerbc.org

Tracey Leslie, Minds in Motion Coordinator
tleslie@alzheimerbc.org

Support Groups