Hospice 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know, but Were Afraid to Ask


Hospice is a program designed to help patients and families deal with a terminal illness, yet most people know very little about it. This webinar will discuss the most common myths surrounding hospice care and review the truth of what hospice really is and its benefits. This is a free, online event. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3ih4LaK […]

Dealing with Dementia

James L West Center 1111 Summit Avenue, Fort Worth, TX

Dealing with Dementia - A Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers Workshop RSVP at caregiver@jameslwest.org or call 817-877-1199 Registration Deadline is January 27th!   Dealing with Dementia is a four-hour workshop, paired with the comprehensive Dealing with Dementia Guide, a detailed workbook designed to help caregivers. Participation in the Dealing with Dementia workshop is proven to […]

Navigating Nutritional Requirements to Provide Appealing Meals

Texas Healthy at Home

This webinar will discuss Goals in menu planning for older adults Implications of the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) and Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) in menu planning Essentials for planning appealing meals that result in customer satisfaction This is a free, online event. RSVP here: https://conta.cc/3vLbH2I After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing […]

Engaging Caregivers: A Program for Healthcare Workers


Learn about defining roles and responsibilities with patients and caregivers, the role of diversity and culture, and where to find resources to help with difficult situations and elder abuse. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here:  https://bit.ly/3CZiGsS Healthcare workers can better serve patients through partnership with caregivers, but […]

Changing Isolation and Loneliness into Better Connections with Others


What is the difference between isolation and loneliness in older adults? How can family caregivers help their care receiver make more meaningful connections? Learn better ways to use your communication skills to fit the communication style of the person you care for. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP […]

Volunteer Lay Leader Training – Dallas

Community Council of Greater Dallas 1341 W. Mockingbird Ln., Ste. 1000W, Dallas, TX

Help the Community Council of Greater Dallas (the Dallas County Area Agency on Aging) improve the health and wellness of your neighbors. Train to be a volunteer lay leader for workshops on: Chronic Disease Self-Management Diabetes Self-Management Feb 14, 15, 21, and 23, 2023 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (must attend all five days) […]

Types of Grief


FREE Webinar for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3JmE9Aa Presented by the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging and the James L. West Center for Dementia Care.   

When is the right time for someone with dementia to move into a care home?


Do you ever wonder when the time is necessary to move your loved one into a long term care facility? Join Dear Lucy as she discusses when is the right time, how and who should make that decision and the pros and cons of long term care facilities. At the end of this session, for […]

Mental Health and Aging


What comes to mind when you hear mental health? Depression? Anxiety? Did you know that anxiety is the number one mental health diagnosis for adults in the USA? No matter your stage in the caregiving process, a good basic understanding of adult mental health can assist you taking care of yourself and helping the one […]

Unforgettable (a play presented by the Alz Assoc) – Dallas

The play is presented by the Alzheimer's Association/DallasUnforgettable and performed by the Black Academy of Arts and Letters Register for a General Admission ticket here: https://bit.ly/3XX20u8 Synopsis:  Mama D truly loves her family. If her son Brian is her heartbeat then her grandson Junie is the air that she breathes. She is a retired school […]

Isolation and Caregiving: Approaching the “Cliff”


When caregivers gradually lose their connections, both social and self-caring, the precipice of clinical depression and burnout gets closer. Additionally, this often results in the care recipient becoming more isolated as the caregiver withdraws. Join us to discuss this growing public health dilemma—offering reasons and healthy responses, especially from those of you who have “been […]