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Take Your Oxygen First!

Dr. Jamie Huysman, LCSW, CAP has been a fierce advocate for family caregivers, their rights, and wellbeing for over 15 years. Since 2009, “Take Your Oxygen First” has been an ever-evolving call to action for caregivers to engage in taking care of themselves their own sakes, as well as that of their loved ones. This […]

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December 18 @ 11:00 am
Dear Lucy with Lucy Barylak, MSW

“Dear Lucy” is our telephone learning session where you can have these types of questions answered from an expert in the field of caregiving by Lucy Barylak, MSW. She was also a caregiver for her mother for almost ten years, so she know where you are coming from! With the holidays approaching, it can get […]

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December 12 @ 10:00 am
Caregiving and the Holidays: Changing It Up

Annual session on surviving and thriving during the holidays as you juggle your caregiving responsibilities with the holidays. The speaker will share the experiences of other caregivers about self care, listening to your loved’s wishes, family gatherings, and other challenges. Listeners will be able to explore how to make the most of the coming weeks.

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December 9 @ 12:00 pm
La otra cara de la Navidad cuando eres cuidador de un familiar

La Navidad es sinónimo de alegría, reencuentro, fiestas, comidas y regalos pero la realidad es que estas celebraciones pueden ser días de dificultades, agotamiento e incluso tristeza para familiares que cuidan a un ser querido enfermo. Es importante preparanos para estas fechas y poner en práctica algunos consejos útiles para lograr equilibrio y serenidad durante […]

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December 4 @ 10:00 am
Do you have questions about how to manage yours or your loved one’s medications?

Do you have questions about how to manage your medications? Are you concerned about how to recognize potential drug interactions and how to store and remember to take medicine appropriately? Do you know how to store your medications correctly? Do you know if you are taking your medicines the right way? Lucy Barylak, MSW, will […]

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November 21 @ 10:00 am
Tendencias, desafíos y factores culturales de los cuidadores hispanos

Los hispanos representan el 21 por ciento de los casi 40 millones de cuidadores de familiares en los Estados Unidos quienes brindan cuidados sin recibir compensación económica a sus padres, cónyuges, parejas y otros seres queridos que son adultos mayores. Hablaremos sobre tendencias, desafíos y realidades de los cuidadores hispanos y cómo la cultura juega […]

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November 19 @ 10:00 am
Mindfulness, Common Humanity, and Kindness: Key concepts for rewiring Your Brain for Better Self-Care

We are all natural caregivers; however, there are times in our lives when the care taking demands become more than we feel we can handle. Caregiver burnout is a real and common experience for many people. Self-compassion is the antidote to burnout. Giving ourselves self-compassion gives us the reserve needed to continue to care for […]

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November 18 @ 12:00 pm
Do you have questions about how to manage yours or your loved one’s medications?

Do you have questions about how to manage your medications? Are you concerned about how to recognize potential drug interactions and how to store and remember to take medicine appropriately? Do you know how to store your medications correctly? Do you know if you are taking your medicines the right way? Lucy Barylak, MSW, will […]

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November 14 @ 10:00 am
How Caregivers Can Enjoy the Holidays

Many seniors, especially caregivers, have treasured memories of holidays filled with friends and family. As we age, the number of those people may dwindle and our energy to reach out may wane, especially among tired caregivers . But here is the good news: with adequate preparation, this could be your best holiday season ever! Learn […]

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November 13 @ 11:00 am
Do you have questions about how to manage yours or your loved one’s medications?

Do you have questions about how to manage your medications? Are you concerned about how to recognize potential drug interactions and how to store and remember to take medicine appropriately? Do you know how to store your medications correctly? Do you know if you are taking your medicines the right way? Lucy Barylak, MSW, will […]

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November 7 @ 10:00 am