It is often said that when a family member is sick, the whole family is sick. This program will address how illness and caregiving affect those around us. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/45QFy9y
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 TEXAS. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3r4eQfi First Two Hours-Self Paced Study Online AND SIX ADDITIONAL HOURS OF GROUP STUDY VIA ZOOM. […]
What you need to know about medication - The benefits and risks for seniors and Caregivers. The session will cover a variety of topics around medication safety including some potential side effects, how some medications can increase the risk of falls, how medications can interact with each other and many more topics. Please come with […]
2023 Caregiver Summit: Finding the Balance in Your Journey When you are caring for someone, it can be easy to put your own needs low on the priority list. We have two great speakers who will share how you can shift your focus a little bit and find happiness as a caregiver. Family Caregivers and […]
The holidays are here! A time for joy, happiness, and good cheer. But for many, it can be a time of feeling immense pressure and deep despair. N. H. Praderio, M.D. will facilitate a discussion on how to recognize and address the effects of stress during the holiday season. This is a free, online […]
This is a free, online event for family members and professionals. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3rYkgcx 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
Please join Brennen Boze, Attorney, as he leads a discussion about the importance of having powers of attorney, medical directives, and wills/trusts in place when incapacity strikes, and how legal guardianship may be the only alternative if no advance planning was done. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP […]
Compassionate Touch® is an approach combining skilled touch and specialized communication shown to prevent stress reactions for people living with dementia and enhance quality of life for those in later stages of life. This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3QKp2UF
Dementia Live® is a high impact, dementia simulation experience that immerses participants into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it is like to live with cognitive impairment and sensory change. This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/499a4OV
Are you a care partner of a person living with dementia? Do you need help in these areas? understanding dementia managing problem behaviors handling stress and finding time for you problem solving This is a free, online event presented by the James L. West Center for Dementia Care and the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers. […]
Abuse is not always intentional. Many times, caregivers just become tired, frustrated and overwhelmed. But abuse robs our older loved ones from security and dignity. Approximately one in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some form of elder abuse. Join gerontologist, Dr. Natalee Oliver, DSW as she talks about types of abuse, warning signs and […]
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