Current Webinar Series
September 21, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Caregiver Quality of Life and Self Care: We discuss feelings that caregivers could have at any time about their situation and how to cope with those feelings. We talk about stress management and self talk. Also, how to ask for help. We review how to keep yourself healthy, too.
Book: Creating Moments of Joy
October 5, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Just Diagnosed, What’s Next?: Reviews what to do if you or a loved one gets a diagnosis of dementia. We talk about feelings you may be having, and how to talk to your family and friends about the diagnosis. We learn about the next steps for home safety, driving and financial planning. We also discuss how caregivers can step into their new role in the person’s life.
Book: Help is Here: When Someone You Love has Dementia
October 19, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Finding Meaningful Activities: Learn how to plan activities with your loved one. We discuss how to break them down so your loved one can understand them. Also, learn some examples of activities your loved one may enjoy.
Book: Activities to Do with Your Parent Who has Alzheimer’s Dementia and Color Your Mind
November 2, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Health and Hygiene: This workshop overviews ways to improve the health and well-being of those with memory loss and dementia. Participants will learn practical strategies to help with daily activities including healthy eating, exercising, toileting, bathing and grooming activities.
Book: Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul-Saving Wisdom for Caregivers
November 16, 2020 – 1 p.m.
Planning for Future Care: Learn about the different levels of care and how each one can be helpful. We discuss hospital stays, and both planned and emergency visits. We talk about home care, assisted living care, nursing homes and hospice. We also learn about how to pay for long-term care.
Book: 36 Hour Day
December 7, 2020 – 1 p.m.
Caregiving and the Holidays: The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. When the task of caregiving for a person with memory loss is added, the holidays can become even more difficult. This training will review caregiver stress and how to make the holidays less stressful. Some tips will be reviewed for preparing other family members on the changes the person with dementia may experience.
Book: Chicken Soup for the Soul, Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
To register for any webinar contact Kristen Fleming (518)564-2049. Click here for more information.