Client Story 3

Mr. C, aged, 25 lives with his father who is 82 years old. He works at home and is looking after his father who is recently diagnosed with early stage of dementia. His father has gotten very impatient with every little thing and has started to wander around the neighborhood. Because of their age differences and huge generation gap there were lots of arguments and conflicts between the two. Mr. C feels frustrated and overwhelmed, because he cannot concentrate on his work with his father at home. Since Mr.

Client Story 2

This year CCECA ran a new group named Stress management group by using skills and concepts from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) with the focus on interactions between cognition, behaviours and emotions. It was an effective intervention approach for eight group members to learn new skills to cope with their stress on life changes including children leaving, retirement, loss of loved ones and health issues. One of the group members reported to have significant improvement in her mood and gained insights and skills from the group to cope well with her stress.

Client Story 1

Mrs. W is over 90 years old. Although she lives with her son, she does not receive any support from him in any way. Her son does not speak to her. She has to do all her house chores and cooking on her own. By words of mouth, she learned about our Special Needs Support Group and joined our group. After participating in our program, she made many friends and was able to establish supportive relationship. She was no longer lonely, because she has the support and feels connected to the community.