TAGS Summer Forum – Whole Person Health (Hurst, TX)

Summer Forum fully embodies TAGS and our mission. Education is at the core with six hours of CEUs provided to case managers, social workers, nurses, certified senior advisors, and guardians. Second, a large portion of the money we raise is put back into scholarships for the following year. These scholarships are awarded to individuals furthering […]

Understanding Dementia

Virtual

Nestor H. Praderio, MD will present an overview of the key signs and symptoms of this syndrome. He will also detail the various forms and causes of dementia. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/4cgaODa Caregivers are often faced with enormous challenges in providing physical, emotional, social, […]

Hear-Better Live-Better: Pt2 Unlock The World of Sound: Tips and Tool for Better Hearing

Virtual

This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3zwPSsT PRESENTER: Jason Taylor, DHH Tech Specialist - HHS Texas (The Sorenson Resource Specialist project is funded by Texas Health and Human Services Commission Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.) Kelley Kaiser, LMSW - Housing Navigator: Aging and Disability Resource Center and […]

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls (Farmers Branch)

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a nationally-recognized program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity. Learn how to view falls as controllable, increase physical activity gradually, change your environment to reduce falls, improve strength and balance.  This is a FREE workshop that meets weekly for 8 weeks on […]

Advanced Directives and Care Planning

Virtual

Advance care planning, also known as end-of-life and healthcare planning, empowers people to make decisions about the care they want to receive when they can no longer speak for themselves. Adults of any age can begin advance care planning although most people do so in later stages of life. Having clear decision-making capacity is required […]

Mental Health First Aid (July)

Virtual

Mental Health First Aid (MHA) is a ground-breaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. For Professionals, Caregivers and Family members in TX. RSVP: https://bit.ly/46jCEuu First Two Hours-Self Paced Study Online and six additional hours of group study via Zoom.  ~ $10 […]

Managing Caregiver Grief During and After Caregiving

Virtual

Caregivers experience multiple forms of grief, including the slowly losing the person they are caring for, mourning immediately upon their death, and long-term grief that still periodically affects them years later. In this Caregiver Teleconnection with psychologist and author Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D., we’ll define grief and its importance in our lives and offer strategies […]

Building Better Caregivers

Six consecutive Thursdays, July 25-August 29, 2024 You will learn about: Reducing stress for your family members and yourself Caring for yourself Dealing with difficult emotions Managing your family member’s behavior Planning for the future Finding resources Registration required contact: JHarwell@nctcog.org 682-433-0375

MIDWEEK MEDICARE: Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans & Free Money Scams

Virtual

FREE Webinar for consumers, professionals and family members: https://bit.ly/45MjzCg PRESENTERS: Felicia Warner, Benefits Counselor Assistant - North Central Texas Area on Aging - https://www.nctcog.org/aging-services/staff-contacts Melinda Gardner, Benefits Counselor, HICAP Program Coordinator and Senior Medicare Patrol (TXSMP) – North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging - https://www.nctcog.org/aging-services/staff-contacts Veronica Alegria, State Outreach Specialist - Texas Senior Medicare Patrol […]

Healthy Brain Series: Part 3 – Socialization and Cognitive Fitness

Virtual

This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here:  https://bit.ly/3xrAz4p PRESENTERS: Jamie Cobb, CAEd, Vice President of Dementia & Caregiving Education -James L. West Center for Dementia Care Hollie Glover, MA, LPC, NCC, Director of Education and Family Support Services -James L. West Center for Dementia Care HOSTS: North Central Texas […]

DAGS Fall Forum – Aging Empowerment

This full-day professional conference will provide 6 hours of Continuing Education for Nurses, Social Workers, LPCs, and other Senior-Care Professionals. LakePointe Church East 9150 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218 6 Hours of Continuing Education Credit will be provided for Social Workers, Nurses, and LPCs compliments of Seniors Blue Book.


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