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Understanding Medication Safety: Taking important steps to protect you and your loved one

• Do you have questions about how to manage your medications? • Are you concerned about how to recognize potential drug interactions? • 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 cover all of these areas and […]

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March 19 @ 10:00 am
Understanding Medication Safety: Taking important steps to protect you and your loved one

• Do you have questions about how to manage your medications? • Are you concerned about how to recognize potential drug interactions? • 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 cover all of these areas and […]

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March 12 @ 10:00 am
Understanding Medication Safety: Taking important steps to protect you and your loved one

• Do you have questions about how to manage your medications? • Are you concerned about how to recognize potential drug interactions? • 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 cover all of these areas and […]

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March 5 @ 10:00 am
Addressing common issues family caregivers face

There are many issues that a caregiver will face when providing care for someone. How do decide what level of care is needed? When is it time to look into long term care? How do you help but still maintain your loved one’s independence? Find out the answer to these questions and many more as […]

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February 25 @ 11:00 am
The Dementia Dialogues: Five Dementia Questions and Their Answers

There are five questions about dementia every family caregiver needs to understand to prepare for the disease process with their loved one.   Tam Cummings LLC Handouts 2020

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February 19 @ 11:00 am
The Dementia Dialogues: Identifying the Nine Most Common Forms

Nine dementias account for 98 percent of all dementias. Recognizing the signs and features of each dementia helps family caregivers recognize and identify which form or forms of dementia their loved one is displaying, allowing for better care planning.   Tam Cummings LLC Handouts 2020

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

This month she will discuss how to handle difficult behaviors when dealing with a loved one living with dementia. This is an interactive session where Dear Lucy will answer questions and have a conversation with caregivers regarding the issues they face in their caregiving journey.  

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February 13 @ 10:00 am
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults/Caregivers

Emergencies and disasters can strike quickly and without warning.   Learn about ways to plan ahead for health, weather, loss of services such as electricity, and other emergencies and disasters.  

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February 10 @ 12:00 pm
Estrés de cuidador: Cuando un acto de amor se vuelve una carga agobiante

Las exigencias emocionales y físicas que son parte del cuidado de una persona mayor enferma pueden estresar incluso a la persona más resiliente. Por ello, es tan importante aprovechar todos los recursos y las herramientas disponibles para manejar el estrės. Expondremos cuáles son las características que definen el estrés de cuidador y como se puede […]

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February 6 @ 10:00 am
When Enough is Enough: Setting Personal Boundaries as a Caregiver

Setting personal boundaries is an important step in managing the stress of caregiving. This session will help participants understand what it means to set boundaries, why it is important to set boundaries, and strategies for setting boundaries. Participants will hear strategies from other caregivers on this important topic and will be able to share their […]

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February 5 @ 11:00 am