Polypharmacy and Common Drug Interactions in Older Adults

Virtual

The use of multiple medications increases as an individual has more health conditions and as one ages. This has been coined polypharmacy. As an individual takes more medications they are at a greater risk for side effects and drug interactions. This talk with delve in to what can lead to inappropriate polypharmacy, common drug interactions, […]

Free

Caring for Someone in the Late Stages of Dementia

Virtual

This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/42fCUIR 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 […]

Free

The Pride of Caring: Issues for LGBTQ Caregivers & Professionals Part 2

Virtual

Tips on Aging in Place and Finding Inclusive Long-Term Care: An LGBTQ+ Perspective. Most seniors want to avoid long-term care if possible, yet LGBTQ+ seniors are more likely to require long-term care. We’ll outline ways to age in place safely, and how to find inclusive long-term care when needed. This is a free, online event […]

Free

Texas Tenant’s Rights CLINIC

Virtual

This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3MEghIj Hosted by: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging & NCTexas Aging & Disability Resource Center  

Free

Mental Health First Aid For Professionals, Caregivers and Family Members in TEXAS

Virtual

Mental Health First Aid (MHA) is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Online Registration Required (Limited to 30 People) at: https://bit.ly/3C60e16 First Two Hours = Self Paced Study Online Followed by an additional six hours of group study via […]

$10

Oh, My Aging Parents! Anxiety and Unhealthy Thinking Patterns

Virtual

Did you know that anxiety is the number one mental health diagnosis for adults in the USA? Caring for your aging loved one can lead to anxious feelings and thoughts. When we become anxious, we often incorporate cognitive distortions that are unhealthy thinking patterns. Join Dr. Oliver as she uncovers these negative thinking patterns and […]

Free

Become a Dementia Live® Coach

Virtual

And be the expert and educator for your staff, families, and community! Virtual & In-Person training options at the James L. West Center for Dementia Care.  GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE THAT COVERS FULL COST OF TRAINING TO ELIGIBLE ORGANIZATIONS! Offer on-going training to your staff, families, and community in the impactful Dementia Live® program. Learn practical […]

Special Needs Trust: Who Needs One and How They Work

Virtual

This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/43xnfWk Hosted by: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging & Austin Butts, Attorney - Haiman+Hogue, PLLC Funded, in part, by Texas Health and Human Services

Free

The Pride of Caring: Issues for LGBTQ Caregivers & Professionals Part 3

Virtual

Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and the LGBTQ+ Community Did you know that LGBTQ+ older adults exhibit several health disparities which increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and other dementias? Join us to discuss this important topic. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3MRpKMs

Free

Stress-Busting for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia

The Stress-Busting Program™ meets weekly for 9 weeks in a small group setting. THE NINE WEEK SERIES MEETS EVERY THURSDAY STARTING JUNE 22 THROUGH AUGUST 17. The Stress-Busting™ program is proven to help Alzheimer’s and dementia care partners through their journey. RSVP: Registration Required at either 817-877-1199 or at caregiver@jameslwest.org  The Stress Busting program teaches: Stress Management […]

Free

Emotional Intelligence Institute: Caregiving through the Lens of Self Awareness

Virtual

Join Dr. Jamie as he dispels self-awareness and helps you open up to your full potential and provide a fresh perspective of how you see your life and those you care for. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3qzTh65 Most of us go through life running on […]

Free

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