This 8 sessions Cantonese Peer-led Support Group provide care partners to connect with one another, and learn and discuss the practical and emotional needs related to caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias. Each session will be broken down into two components: An Educational presentation followed by discussion and sharing related to the presentation topic. Groups are facilitated by volunteers who have lived experience as care partners and have received training on group facilitation. Participants and peer facilitators decide on the focus and direction of the group.
- Provide a safe setting which promotes mutual support, both practical and emotional, throughout the course of the disease
- Enhance care partner’s knowledge of the illness, available supports, and coping strategies