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  • Join the Buchignani family and make memories matter! - Duration: 82 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 112 views
    Learn more about our Vancouver Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's honouree, Michele Buchignani, and why she is committed to making a difference for people affected by dementia. You can join Miche...
  • Heads up: an introduction to brain health - Duration: 43 minutes.

    • 8 months ago
    • 87 views
    Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well! This workshop will help you learn strategies and set goals for improving the health of ...
  • Learn from home: Supporting a Friend - Duration: 49 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 33 views
    Want to support someone with dementia? It might be your friend, neighbour, co-worker or relative. We provide practical tips on how to communicate with a person living with dementia, how to offer su...
  • Learn from home: Understanding Behaviour - Duration: 41 minutes.

    • 11 months ago
    • 190 views
    Caregivers will learn how to understand behaviour as a form of communication. We will explore strategies to determine what the person with dementia might be trying to communicate, to find ways to ...
  • Learn from home: Navigating the system - Duration: 45 minutes.

    • 11 months ago
    • 112 views
    Understanding how the health-care system works and navigating your way through it while you care for someone with dementia can often feel overwhelming. This tele-workshop for family caregivers will...
  • Uncover a Cure - Chinese subtitles - Duration: 63 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 81 views
  • Children, teens and dementia - Duration: 41 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 48 views
    Do you have difficulty talking about dementia with children and teens in your family? Do you wonder how much you should say? This tele-workshop for family caregivers explains what children and te...
  • Research update 2017 - Duration: 53 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 134 views
    Join Dr. Robin Hsiung of U.B.C. as he explores the question “Is there light at the end of the tunnel?” This workshop reviews some of the exciting scientific progress being made in Alzheimer’s disea...
  • Memories - Duration: 54 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 31 views
    This powerful and touching video about the importance of memories was kindly created by Alzheimer Society of B.C. supporters Peter Jordan and Brandon Deepwell. To learn how you can help people on t...
  • Show your courage, raise your voice: Pat and Roger Howard - Duration: 74 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 58 views
    Having the courage to share your story is an important step to becoming an advocate for yourself and other people affected by dementia. Pat Howard cares for her husband Roger and talks about what a...
  • Transition to Residential Care - Duration: 45 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 247 views
    Are you a family caregiver who is considering residential care options for a person living with dementia? This workshop provides a general overview of how to access residential care, the challenge...
  • Getting ready for the provincial election - Duration: 50 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 18 views
    What is your hope for a more dementia-friendly society? Are there caregiving and/or dementia issues that your local politician could help to address? With dementia making national and provincial h...
  • Show your courage, raise your voice: Mario Gregorio speaks out about dementia - Duration: 47 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 105 views
    Having the courage to share your story is an important step to becoming an advocate for yourself and other people affected by dementia. Mario Gregorio, a person living with dementia, talks about wh...
  • Show your courage, raise your voice: Ellen Allan speaks up about dementia - Duration: 70 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 100 views
    Having the courage to share your story is an important step to becoming an advocate for yourself and other people affected by dementia. Ellen Allen, a caregiver and dementia advocate, talks about w...
  • Join us at the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's - Duration: 16 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 14,858 views
    It's estimated that 70,000 British Columbians are living with dementia. Show them your support by registering and fundraising for the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's on Sunday May 7, in one of...
  • Show your courage, raise your voice: Jim Mann speaks up about dementia - Duration: 103 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 86 views
    Having the courage to share your story is an important step to becoming an advocate for yourself and other people affected by dementia. Jim Mann has been living with dementia since his diagnosis at...
  • Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's - Mandarin - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 35 views
    請齊來參與,並立即登記為五月七日「顯達理財阿茲海默氏症慈善步行日」籌款。讓我們一同攜手令回憶變得更重要。詳情請瀏覽網址:walkforalzheimers.ca。
  • Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's - Cantonese - Duration: 31 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 44 views
    請齊來參與,並立即登記為五月七日「顯達理財阿茲海默氏症慈善步行日」籌款。讓我們一同攜手令回憶變得更重要。詳情請瀏覽網址:walkforalzheimers.ca。
  • Show your courage, raise your voice: Lynn Jackson speaks up about dementia - Duration: 78 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 128 views
    Having the courage to share your story is an important step to becoming an advocate for yourself and other people affected by dementia. Lynn Jackson, a person living with dementia, talks about what...
  • Show your courage, raise your voice: Maria Howard speaks up about dementia - Duration: 79 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 138 views
    Having the courage to share your story is an important step to becoming an advocate for yourself and other people affected by dementia. The Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s Chief Executive Officer, talk...
  • Jim's Story Dementia Friendly Communities (With Chinese subtitles) - Duration: 6 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 159 views
    Alzheimer’s Advocate Jim Mann, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2007, has his story told in a new video called “Jim’s Story” about Dementia-Friendly Communities.
  • Join us to uncover a cure - Duration: 63 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 756 views
    Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can isolate individuals from their memories, relationships and freedom. With your financial support, we can uncover a cure and provide care for British Colum...
  • Understanding Tax Benefits and Credits - Duration: 51 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 172 views
    Tax season can be a confusing time for people affected by dementia. This tele-workshop walks you through the various tax benefits and tax credits available to caregivers and people with dementia, ...
  • Helping with Memory Loss - Duration: 49 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 135 views
    Learn strategies to help the person with dementia better cope with a decline in memory and preserve their independence. Simple adaptations to your routine and to the environment can help minimize ...
  • Long-Distance Caregiving - Duration: 42 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 114 views
    Do you struggle with the challenges of providing care from a distance for someone with dementia? This workshop offers family caregivers the opportunity to learn strategies to better cope with the ...
  • Understanding Behaviour 2 Dec 2016 - Duration: 48 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 206 views
    Caregivers will learn how to understand behaviour as a form of communication. We will explore strategies to determine what the person with dementia might be trying to communicate, to find ways to d...
  • Darren Dreger is "In it for Alzheimer's" - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 141 views
    TSN personality Darren Dreger talks about his family's experience with dementia and why people should support families on the journey.
  • Personal Planning Nidus Nov 2016 - Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 86 views
    Guest speaker, Joanne Taylor of Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre, gives an overview of the key legal documents in B.C. to plan for incapacity, end-of-life and after death.
  • Understanding Communication Nov 2016 - Duration: 48 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 262 views
    As a caregiver, you may find it increasingly difficult to communicate and connect with the person with dementia. This tele-workshop for family caregivers explores how communication is affected by d...
  • Understanding Dementia Oct 2016 - Duration: 56 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 479 views
    What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? This tele-workshop provides basic information about dementia and the impact it has on the individual, caregivers and families. Throu...
  • Living Safely with Dementia - Duration: 57 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 125 views
    Are you concerned about the safety of your family member – both inside and outside of the home? This tele-workshop discusses potential safety hazards and offers tips and strategies for maintaining ...
  • Travelling with a person with dementia - Duration: 35 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 210 views
    Travelling with a person with dementia can present a number of challenges and potential hazards. Planning ahead is critical. This workshop will present some strategies that may help your trip go mo...
  • Fireside Chat - Eloy Van Hal - Duration: 6 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 119 views
    Alzheimer Society of B.C. CEO Maria Howard hosted a fire side chat with Eloy van Hal, Senior Consultant and Founder of De Hogeweyk (“The Dementia Village”), a 20-year-old experiment in cutting-edge...
  • MKGG Climb for Alzheimer's - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 298 views
    MKGG Climb for Alzheimer’s is an invigorating climb and a fun event, but also a great way to help raise funds for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and support those who face dementia. Who will you cli...
  • Dementia Research Update 2016 - Duration: 45 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,358 views
    Dr. Haakon Nygaard from the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Brain Health explores the question “Is there light at the end of the tunnel?” This session reviews some of the exciting scien...
  • Maggie's "Lemonade love for Alzheimer's " - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 495 views
    Seven-year-old Maggie Epp recently saw a photo of Fraser Valley’s Investor Group Walk for Alzheimer’s honoree Ray Klapprat in the newspaper. She asked her mother why there was a story about him, an...
  • Jim's Story Dementia Friendly Communities - Duration: 6 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,778 views
    Alzheimer’s Advocate Jim Mann, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2007, has his story told in a new video called “Jim’s Story” about Dementia-Friendly Communities.
  • Scotiabank Hockey For Alzheimer's: Help put Alzheimer's on ice! - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 392 views
    The Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Scotiabank have teamed up again for Vancouver's 4th annual Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer's tournament, November 13-15, 2015. The event allows participants to hav...
  • Register for the Investors Group Walk for Memories today! - Duration: 119 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 367 views
  • Be Good to Your Brain this World Alzheimer's Month - Duration: 36 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 648 views
    Dr. Howard Feldman, an award-winning Professor of Neurology at UBC and Director of the UBC Hospital Clinic for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, encourages us to think about brain health t...
  • Walking to Change the Dementia Journey - Duration: 96 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 839 views
    13-year-old twins Colby and Greg Griffiths speak about why they have raised over $16,000 for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. over the past three years.

    This video was shot and produced by Marant Me...
  • Advovacy April 1, 2014 0 - Duration: 45 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 209 views
  • Help put Alzheimer's on Ice! - Duration: 3 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 549 views
    The Alzheimer Society of B.C. and Scotiabank have teamed up again for Vancouver's 3rd annual Scotiabank Hockey for Alzheimer's tournament, November 14-16, 2014. The event allows participants to hav...
  • Investors Group Walk for Memories 2014 - Leah Bolton JoyTV Story - Duration: 91 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 132 views
    Leah Bolton from JoyTV News developed this story on Stan and Shirley Fryer, who were named this year's White Rock Honoree for the Investors Group Walk for Memories. Watch and share their story.

    R...
  • 2014 Investors Group Walk for Memories PSA - Duration: 16 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 103 views
    On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, gather friends, family and co-workers and join us in the Investors Group Walk for Memories to honour the memory or celebrate the life of a person living with dementia. It'...
  • January is Alzheimer Awareness Month - Duration: 35 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 139 views
    January is National Alzheimer Awareness Month. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. joins the Alzheimer Society of Canada in launching a new campaign, Early diagnosis keeps your life from unravelling, to ...
  • Celebrating the Holidays (2013) - Duration: 52 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 192 views
  • The 2013 Ascent for Alzheimer's - Duration: 87 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 91 views
    The 2013 Ascent for Alzheimer's team share their thoughts with the Alzheimer Society of B.C. as they prepare to leave for Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Website: www.ascentbc.ca
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/Alzh...
  • Supporting the Supporters: Carolyn Herbert's Story - Duration: 64 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 142 views
    For September, World Alzheimer's Month, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. will draw British Columbians near to share caregiver stories. Carolyn Herbert's is one of them. Over 36 million people live wit...
  • Do Your Thing This World Alzheimer's Month - Duration: 32 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 224 views
    Comedian Colin Mochrie invites you to use your creative ideas, talents and passions to do Anything for Alzheimer's.

    Funds raised for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. help us alleviate the personal an...
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