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Mindfulness for Stress Reduction

Research shows that mindfulness, the practice of accepting what is without judgment can lower psychological stress. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic in a Massachusetts Medical School reminds us that in Asian languages, the word for mind and heart are the same. In this talk, you will learn practice solutions that will help […]

April 28 @ 11:00 am
Enfrentando el COVID-19, Consejos y Recomendaciones para Cuidadores de Familia

Acompáñenos abordaremos el tema del Coronavirus y tomaremos sus preguntas é inquitudes: Mantener una sensación de control, No dejar que el miedo se apodere de usted, Cómo hacer frente a la cuarentena en casa, y cómo prepararse, Recomendaciones de seguridad para sus enfermos en casa Cómo controlar su estrés y mantenerse saludable física y mocionalmente […]

April 23 @ 10:00 am
Staging the Person with Dementia

Understanding how dementias move through the brain and cause changes in behavior allows families and professionals to determine how much damage the brain has suffered. Identifying your loved one’s stage of dementia means knowing what behaviors or declines will follow, the time a Person With Dementia is expected to be in each stage, how much […]

April 21 @ 11:00 am
Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Learn answers to the most frequent legal issues which face family caregivers and older adults, including powers or attorney, “living wills,” guardianship, and other legal concerns. Also, how does a caregiver talk to aging relatives about legal issues? **Sponsored by the North Central Texas Caregiver Teleconnection**

April 13 @ 12:00 pm
How to Manage Being Sheltered at Home with Your Loved One Who Suffers from Dementia

Please join Dear Lucy in an interactive discussion about being sheltered in place with a loved one who has dementia. She will discuss how to organize a daily routine, and how to take care of yourself as well by maintaining your physical and mental well-being.

April 9 @ 10:00 am
Coping With the Coronavirus Outbreak while Caregiving

Joins us as we take your questions and discuss Coronavirus: We’ll Address: Feeling a sense of control Not letting fear take over How to cope with being quarantined, at home, and how to prepare How to manage your stress and stay healthy Staying positive and seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Due […]

April 8 @ 10:00 am
Caregivers and Coronavirus: Dealing with forced Isolation

The pandemic has affected the lives of all Americans, including family caregivers. Many of them are more isolated and unsupported than ever before. During this session, clinical psychologist and author (AARP Meditations for Caregivers) Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D. will share ideas for maintaining connections with others while also gaining greater self-confidence and self-reliance. He will […]

April 7 @ 11:00 am
The Pride of Caring: Issues for LGBT Caregivers

Nationally, greater attention is being paid to the concerns facing caregivers. While many issues are the same for all adults and those who care for someone, some unique considerations arise for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans gender (LGBT) people dealing with their caregiving roles. This session will discuss some of these issues, and will provide […]

April 2 @ 10:00 am
Cómo hacerle frente al brote del Coronavirus en su papel de cuidador

La Dra. Liliana Oakes hablará sobre cómo los cuidadores pueden afrontar de la mejor manera el brote del COVID-19 para salir adelante. La doctora hablará sobre cómo controlar el estrés emocional y la ansiedad además de dar consejos para afrontar el aislamiento, volver a tener comunicación con la familia y cómo cambiar su perspectiva. Dr. […]

March 27 @ 10:00 am
A presentation on Grief

This presentation will help bring a clearer understanding of Grief and offer suggestions to help those who are grieving.   Grief outline 32620

March 26 @ 1:00 pm