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Cuerpo y cerebro sano es vida sana: consejos de las últimas investigaciones

Únase a nosotros para conocer las investigaciones en las áreas de dieta y nutrición, ejercicio, actividad cognitiva y participación social, y use herramientas prácticas que lo ayudarán a incorporar estas recomendaciones en un plan para el envejecimiento saludable.

September 26 @ 10:00 am
Recognizing and managing the signs of caregiver stress

Alzheimer’s caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Learn more about recognizing signs of stress, and tips to avoid burnout.

September 23 @ 1:00 pm
Simplify Self-Care through Music

Join Janna Cantu, MT-BC, CFSS as she discusses how she sets “self-care to music to so that your brain outsmarts trauma while your body simply listens”! Her beautiful, evidence-based musical interventions teach your mind and body how to turn on the relaxation response ( rest and digest mode) and turn off the stress response ( […]

September 17 @ 11:00 am
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.

September 16 @ 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 […]

September 10 @ 10:00 am
On Becoming a Fearless Caregiver

Learn how to create an internal climate in your mind and body that makes being a caregiver healthier for you.  

September 9 @ 12:00 pm
The Pride of Caring: Issues for the LGBT Caregivers

While many issues are the same for those who care for someone, some unique considerations arise for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people dealing with their caregiving roles. This session will discuss some of these issues, and will provide an open forum and safe space for asking questions and discussing concerns.

September 5 @ 10:00 am
Nine Dementias and Five Questions to Understanding Dementias, Falls and UTIs

Knowing about the nine most common forms of dementia allows families to talk to a doctor in order to get a specific diagnosis. Tam will answer talk about the symptoms of the most common dementias, and answer questions such as: Why does my loved one fall? Why are UTIs present? How does guilt play a […]

September 3 @ 11:00 am
LOLA – Loss of Life Advocates

LOLA walks you through as a guide talking about all the things together. “I realized after losing my father in 2014 and then my husband shortly afterwards, there was no one to be a guide for me.- that is when I came up with Loss of Life Advocates, named after my mother, to help individuals, […]

August 21 @ 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.    

August 15 @ 10:00 am