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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
Experience Conscious Breathing

Did You Know – Breathing is the only autonomous bodily system that you can control. Psychologists say that conscious breathing is effective for the reduction of anxiety, depression, and stress. In this session you will learn about the ins and outs of conscious breathing and its stress reduction properties. You will be guided through a […]

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January 22 @ 11:00 am
Boundaries In Caregiving: Preventing & Avoiding The Martyr Syndrome

Despite their good intentions, many caregivers unintentionally take on too much, putting their own health and well-being at risk. When caregivers develop “the martyr syndrome” and are reluctant to look for or accept help, the consequences can be devastating. Join us for this interactive discussion on how to set limits in caregiving while still providing […]

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January 7 @ 12:00 pm
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, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults: Identifying Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Depression and anxiety can affect any of us as we age, regardless of our background or achievements. Symptoms of elderly depression and anxiety can affect every aspect of one’s life, impacting energy levels, appetite, sleep, and interest in work, hobbies, and relationships. This class will help identify signs, educate regarding symptoms, and explore effective ways […]

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October 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Compassionate Caring for Caregivers: Finding a Home Inside for the Part of You That Needs You the Most

What is Compassion Fatigue? Learn about the causes, symptoms, and the difference between Compassion Fatigue vs. burnout vs. trauma. Identify healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms and self-care as prevention and the path to healing.

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October 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Compassion Fatigue: An Integrative Approach to Self-Care For The Caregiver

What is Compassion Fatigue? Learn about the causes, symptoms, and the difference between Compassion Fatigue vs. burnout vs. trauma. Identify healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms and self-care as prevention and the path to healing.

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September 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
A Prescription for Caregivers: Rest, Reflect and Recharge

Feelings of frustration, guilt, anger, grief/loss, crying and sadness are just a few of the real and raw emotions we experience as a Caregiver. Caregivers often become overwhelmed and isolated in their 24/7 care of a loved one. Nestor H. Praderio, M.D. will lead a discussion on the importance of self care and prioritizing your […]

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September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am