Dementia strategy

The Village

Cottage-style living brings enriched experiences to people living with dementia

Langley village offers residents the freedom — and security — to explore

  • Aug 8, 2022

 

Langley Township Councillor Petrina Arnason sits on the age-friendly and dementia-friendly strategy task force. Putting benches close to playgrounds allows grandparents a place to sit while their grandkids play close by, she noted. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

SENIORS WEEK: Planning through age-friendly lens benefits everyone

Langley Township’s age and dementia-friendly strategy is all about creating community

 

The new building is on Church Avenue next to Ferland Park in Vanderhoof. (Submitted Photo)

New seniors building opening soon in Vanderhoof the 1st of its kind in B.C.

New facility brings affordable housing and holistic dementia care to seniors in April

 

Bill Buck is the subject of a memoir by his wife, Pauline, who wrote about their live as newbie farmers and his dementia diagnosis. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Book delves into being newbie farmers in Langley and a husband’s dementia diagnosis

The Bucks moved from a high rise building to hobby farm to be closer to family

Bill Buck is the subject of a memoir by his wife, Pauline, who wrote about their live as newbie farmers and his dementia diagnosis. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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UBC research group launches online toolkit to combat stigma around dementia

Flipping Stigma offers resources and stories from people with lived experience of dementia

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Aldergrove Star files

Langley Township preparing dementia action plan to support older adults

Dementia Friends Virtual Forum will be held online, 12 to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23

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Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Family panic sparked after BC Sheriff Service arrests woman with dementia

When 63-year-old’s husband realized she was gone it prompted calls to RCMP and Search and Rescue

Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)