The Importance and Benefits of Eating Healthy While Caregiving

Virtual

Caregivers often put their nutritional needs last, leading to changes in body weight and potential health issues. This program will focus upon the importance of nutrition for caregivers and care recipients alike. We’ll discuss basics – like hydration and electrolytes, research on diet and brain health, time-saving tips, and what to look for in prepared […]

Applying to Rent an Apartment or Home?

Applying to rent an apartment or Home? Things You Need to Know About Background Checks, Immigration Status and Domestic Violence. This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: Hosted by: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging, North Texas Fair Housing Center, and the North Central Texas Aging & Disability Resource […]

Senior Expo (Plano, TX)

Plano Event Center 2000 E Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano, TX, United States

Connect with dozens of local organizations dedicated to helping seniors and their families in Plano and surrounding communities. Meet with experts regarding Medicare Coverage, Assisted Living, Mobility Solutions, Independent Living, Veterans Benefits, Audiology, Senior Travel, Health Insurance, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Hospice Care, Financial Planning, Legal Assistance, Aging In Place Home Improvements, Eye Care, Physical […]

Volunteer Ombudsman Training (Free)

Virtual

The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging needs committed volunteers to help protect the rights of nursing home and assisted living facility residents. Nationwide, nearly two-thirds of people who live in nursing facilities never have visitors. For those who are isolated and those who encounter problems their families cannot resolve, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman […]

Age Inclusive Practices

Virtual

Dr. Cheryl Harding, PhD, and president and CEO of James L. West Center for Dementia Care, will discuss the importance of being an age-inclusive community. We’ll explore ways to dismantle ageism and the best practices for being inclusive for all aging adults. One free CEU is available for nursing, social work and LPC. This is […]

Stress Reduction & Resiliency Techniques for Care Partners

Virtual

This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/49Hxs5H Hosted by: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging & James L. West Center for Dementia Care Funded, in part, by Texas Health and Human Services

Medicare Savings Programs & How to Read Your Medicare Summary

Virtual

This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3OQG9CA Hosted by: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging & Senior Medicare Patrol Funded, in part, by Texas Health and Human Services

Mental Health First Aid (March)

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 […]

¿Qué esperar a medida que avanza la demencia?

Virtual

 Se requiere inscripción en línea en https://bit.ly/48kh8H3 This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/48kh8H3 Hosted by: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging & James L. West Center for Dementia Care Funded, in part, by Texas Health and Human Services


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