Bipolar Disorder: What it Is and Can it be Cured

Virtual

This is a free, online event. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3C3hKUb Presenter: Dr. Ron Mottern, Mottern Institute for Mind-body Wellness. Sponsored by the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging. Funded in part by Texas Health and Human Services. 

Life After Caregiving

Please join Lucy Barylak, MSW and Dr Pam Orzeck for the first of a two part series. They will explore the emotional difficulties that caregivers face after a loved one has passed. There will be a presentation and question period. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here:  https://bit.ly/3Glt4NI

Vida saludable para su cerebro y cuerpo: consejos de las últimas investigaciones

Virtual

Durante siglos, hemos sabido que la salud del cerebro y del cuerpo están conectadas. Pero ahora, la ciencia puede proporcionar información sobre cómo tomar decisiones de estilo de vida que pueden ayudarlo a mantener su cerebro y cuerpo saludables a medida que envejece. Únase a nosotros para aprender sobre la investigación en las áreas de […]

Food Deserts & Food Insecurity in Fort Worth

The Hills Church 6300 NE Loop 820, North Richland hills, TX

"Join Unity Builders Ministry on Saturday, January 14 for a panel discussion on food deserts and food insecurity in Tarrant County. We will be joined by representatives of Opal's Farm, AfroGreen'D, and Southside Community Gardens as we seek to better understand hunger in our community and what we can do about it. We will be […]

Stress-Busting for Family Caregiver of Persons with Alzheimer’s & Dementia

RSVP: Every Tuesday starting January 17th through March 14th, 2023 Email caregiver@jameslwest.org or call 817-877-1199 to register Overview: The Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers™ is an evidence-based program that provides support to family caregivers of persons with dementia. It is proven to: Improve the quality of life of family caregivers who provide care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease […]

Your Mind Matters: Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Virtual

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.   This is a free, online event presented by the Alzheimer's Association. RSVP here:  https://bit.ly/3vkGd3C

Accentuate the Positive

Virtual

Caregivers often feel like so much is out of their control, but that’s not always the case. This program will focus on the positive aspects of caregiving and ways to take control of what is possible. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3vhwaMu  

A Daughter’s Perspective on Her Mother’s Dementia

Virtual

Alzheimer's 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 […]

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 the 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/3WuhdCE Benefits Easy […]

Life After Caregiving (Part 2)

Virtual

Please join Lucy Barylak, MSW and Dr Pam Orzeck for the second session of a two part series They will discuss how caregivers can identify their needs and hopes in order to move forward in their lives after the loss of the person they are caring for. There will be a presentation and question period. […]

Dementia and the Hidden Patient

Virtual

Oftentimes caregivers live in the shadows of their loved ones with different forms of dementia. Join Dr. Natalee Oliver, DSW to discover why it is important to take care of yourself without feeling guilty, so you are not the hidden patient. This is a free, online event presented by the WellMed Charitable Foundation. RSVP here: […]