Summer Webinar Series
June 29, 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.
Books: Activities to Do with Your Parent Who has Alzheimer’s Dementia and Color Your Mind
July 6, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Stages of Dementia: What a Caregiver Can Expect: This workshop will provide information to caregivers about the three stages of dementia: early, middle, and later. It will provide strategies on how caregivers can assist and support their loved one during each stage.
Book: Coach Broyles Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers
July 20, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Family Dynamics and Caregiving: This workshop will review family dynamics and how they can affect caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia. Participants will learn strategies that will help them have more success with family members and reduce caregiver burden.
Book: Facing the Finish: A Road Map for Aging and Adult Children
August 3, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Creating a Strong Care Team: We talk about why having a care team is important and what it can do for the primary caregiver. We discuss how to ask for help, some people who can be on the care team and the different tasks they can do to help. We also talk about how to have a family meeting.
Book: The Caregiver’s Journey, Building Your Care Team
August 17, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
Home Safety: This workshop will provide caregivers with practical tips for keeping their loved ones with dementia safe at home. Topics that will be covered include a home safety evaluation, emergency preparedness, and falls prevention.
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
To register for any webinar contact Kristen Fleming (518)564-2049. Click here for more information.