How Illness Affects Others

Virtual

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

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 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.

Virtual

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 […]

Wellmed Foundation Caregiver Summit (Dallas or Virtual)

Virtual

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 […]

Managing Holiday Stress

Virtual

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 […]

Holidays and Dementia

Virtual

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

Who Decides When I Can’t

Virtual

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: Elevating Human Connection

Virtual

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® Virtual Experience

Virtual

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

Dealing with Dementia Workshop (Fort Worth)

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

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. […]

I Love You-I Don’t Want to Hurt You

Virtual

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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