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Dementia Education for Immigrant Communities

Culturally-Appropriate Dementia Awareness and Education Project for Diverse Immigrant Communities

Culturally-Appropriate Dementia Awareness and Education Project for Diverse Immigrant Communities

This is a free education program aimed at improving the health and wellness of diverse immigrant communities, particularly members with no or limited English ability. The education is offered in virtual workshops which are open to interested members of the public, people living with dementia as well as their caregivers and family members.

This education series will be delivered virtually in four languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean and Farsi.

Please join us for our first session, “Introduction to Dementia and Brain Health” with our speaker Ms. Sharon Tong, who works as a Support and Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • The basics of brain health
  • The risk factors for dementia
  • The signs of dementia
  • Ways to reduce your risk of developing dementia

Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 (Session in Cantonese)
Thursday, January 27, 2022 (Session in Mandarin)

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. PDT

Location: This is an online workshop held over Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to your email after registration.

All members of the public are invited to register. To register, please email Beatrice Cheung at [email protected] or call 236-880-3261.

To learn more about the Culturally-Appropriate Dementia Awareness and Education Project for Diverse Immigrant Communities, contact Program Assistant Negin Taassob at [email protected] or call 236-880-1871.

This program is made possible by our funder, the Public Health Agency of Canada. It runs until March 31, 2023.