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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
Los cuidados paliativos

La Dra. Liliana Oakes hablará sobre los cuidados de apoyo y paliativos y la importancia de entender estos servicios. La doctora también hablará sobre la diferencia entre estos apoyos y los cuidados terminales o «hospice».

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May 22 @ 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? Lucy Barylak, LMSW, will cover all of these areas during this four week session, as well as providing information about what to be concerned about if you’re hospitalized, and other […]

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May 16 @ 10:00 am
Behavioral Disturbances in Alzheimer’s disease

Cognitive decline in Dementia patients is progressive and creates significant psychological distress. Dr. Praderio will outline the most common behavioral disturbances associated with dementia such as agitation, both verbal aggression (obscenities, accusation, etc.) and physical aggression (pacing, biting, hitting), wandering, hoarding, sleep disturbances, sexual inhibition, hallucinations, and others. He will also discuss various interventions for […]

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May 14 @ 11:00 am
Overview of Veteran Benefits through the VA

Learn who qualifications for veteran or widow benefits. What are those benefits? How income and assets affect qualification. What forms, certificates and other documentation (ie DD-214) are required? What is the benefit application process and tips on how to complete the form correctly? How long does it take to qualify?

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May 13 @ 12:00 pm
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? Lucy Barylak, LMSW, will cover all of these areas during this four week session, as well as providing information about what to be concerned about if you’re hospitalized, and other […]

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May 9 @ 10:00 am
Coping with Caregiver Stress

Therapists estimate dementia family caregivers suffer the highest levels of anxiety and depression of any group of caregivers. In this practical presentation, Dr. Tam covers the signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety, and their physical impact on caregivers. She also teaches and practices with audience members a number of proven, easy techniques to control […]

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May 7 @ 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? Lucy Barylak, LMSW, will cover all of these areas during this four week session, as well as providing information about what to be concerned about if you’re hospitalized, and other […]

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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
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? Lucy Barylak, LMSW, will cover all of these areas during this four week session, as well as providing information about what to be concerned about if you’re hospitalized, and other […]

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April 25 @ 10:00 am