Who Me, I’m Just Stressed Out: When Caregiver Stress May be Anxiety, Depression, or Both

In the past year or so, mental health has been discussed more openly. The differences between stress, anxiety, and depression can be confusing. How do you know when feeling overstressed may be anxiety or depression? What about the mental health of the person you care for? Learn about the symptoms of depression and anxiety and […]

Elder Abuse and Adult Protective Services

Presented by Fred Haiman, Attorney & Partner - Haiman+Hoague, PLLC Free webinar for family members and professionals. Online registraiton required: https://elder_abuse_and_aps_1-11-2022.eventbrite.com Presented by Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas and the Texas department of Health and Human Services. 

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimers

Alzheimers and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and Alzheimer's Association […]

Ambiguous & Anticipatory Grief

How to Grieve the Loss of the Living and the Unknown Future FREE 1.0 CE Credit for Nursing, Social Work, & LPC Free, Online, Register here: https://www.jameslwest.org/event/ambiguous-anticipatory-grief-how-grieve-loss-living-and-unknown-future

Effective Communication Strategies and Understanding Behavior

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to […]

Dementia Conversations Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a […]

Dementia Conversations

When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss: going to the doctor for a […]

Savvy Caregiver Workship Series

The Savvy Caregiver Workshop is a six session training series for informal caregivers. For most family caregivers, caregiving itself is a new role, one for which training is needed, just as a person would receive training for any new job. The Savvy Caregiver Program helps caregivers better understand the changes their loved ones are experiencing, […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's; the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer's Association resources. Presented by The Alzheimer's Association Free, Online, RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3qH4fmB

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Family Care Partner Training (6-wk series)

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia can be difficult. Care partners are invited to attend this six session program at no cost and learn the best techniques and interventions to care for their loved one in a healthy manner with reduced stress. Session topics will cover: What to Expect  Communication Part […]

Caregiver Refresh: New Year, New Tools, New Perspective

Please join The Senior Source & the WellMed Caregiver SOS organizations for an educational and uplifting online forum focused on helping those caring for aging loved ones. Learn how to be the best caregiver you can be while maintaining your own health and well-being! This online forum will be hosted via Zoom and registration is […]