Community

Learn how to improve your brain health

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is hosting a free workshop, Understanding Dementia and Brain Health, on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at McKee Seniors’ Recreation Centre, 5155 47 Ave. in Ladner -
The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is hosting a free workshop, Understanding Dementia and Brain Health, on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at McKee Seniors’ Recreation Centre, 5155 47 Ave. in Ladner
— image credit:

Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well, says the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C.

To encourage Delta residents to protect and maintain the health of their brain, the Society will run a free workshop, Understanding Dementia and Brain Health, on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at McKee Seniors’ Recreation Centre, 5155 47 Ave. in Ladner.

"In just two hours, participants will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as strategies for improving the health of their mind, body and spirit," says Anthony Kupferschmidt, the society's regional support and education coordinator.

Anyone interested in brain health is welcome to attend.

Seats are limited, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information and to register, call 604-238-7390 or e-mail anthonyk@alzheimerbc.org. Admission is by donation.

The workshop is free thanks to partial funding by RBC Foundation, Pfizer Canada Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., The Lohn Foundation, The Frank and Yvonne McCracken Foundation, The Province of B.C., The Provincial Employees Community Services Fund and The Phyliss and Irving Snider Foundation.

For more information on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, visit alzheimerbc.org

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. legislature to declare Terry Fox Day
 
Reflecting on pedestrian safety
 
Diwali dance
Surrey and North Delta MPs safe but remain under lockdown following Ottawa shooting
 
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
 
Police seek help in search for missing Langley man
Fall fashion
 
Book sale spawns generations of readers
 
Growing turkeys for goodwill at Sardis secondary

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.