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Hoarding Disorder: Let’s not Call them Hoarders!

This presentation focuses on why hoarding behaviors occur. Recently included in the DMS of Mental Disorders, 5th edition, more conversations are being had on this topic and it does not have to be a family’s secret. People who exhibit hoarding tendencies may place a high value of importance on an object we may not understand. […]

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June 19 @ 11:00 am
Families of choice and of Relations

Join Dr. Elliot Montgomery Sklar and Lucy Barylak, MSW as they discuss issues impacting LGBT caregivers and those who care for LGBT elders. They will define families of choice as well as explore how to negotiate family dynamics. Also, they will discuss how to identify and access resources to help in the caregiving role.

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June 6 @ 10:00 am
Parenting our Parents…Now What?!

Responding to our parents aging: What happens when roles as parents and children are switched because of illness and disability? What are the key issues and concerns? What does Medicare and Medicaid cover? When and how does the family intervene? These and other questions will be explored.

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May 29 @ 11:00 am
Safe Medicines: A Guide for Seniors and their Caregivers Series

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 […]

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May 23 @ 10:00 am
Safe Medicines: A Guide for Seniors and their Caregivers Series

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 […]

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May 16 @ 10:00 am
Safe Medicines: A Guide for Seniors and their Caregivers Series

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 […]

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May 9 @ 10:00 am
Advocacy & Older Americans

By Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW The month of May is here again, and once more we celebrate Older Americans all month long. To become an older American is a right of passage. It signifies that we have life experience worthy of a transitional moniker. While getting older is not something we all do gracefully, there […]

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Safe Medicines: A Guide for Seniors and their Caregivers Series

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 […]

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May 2 @ 10:00 am
Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Planning

The Dementia Conversations program shares tips for breaking the ice and having difficult conversations around some of the most common issues that arise when someone shows signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia. The audience will also be provided with information on accessing the resources of the Alzheimer’s Association.

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May 1 @ 11:00 am
The Toxic Effects of Chronic Stress

Is your brain being overactive? Hard to sleep at night? Millions of Americans are suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder and caregivers have extra worries. Please join for a discussion of why stress has become commonplace and what to do about it, especially if you are a caregiver!

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April 23 @ 11:00 am