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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.  

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February 13 @ 10:00 am
Resources-R-Us! LGBT and Aging Resources and Supports

Learn about resources to help navigate the health system as an LGBT caregiver, and the important documents you should have handy. **Part of The Pride of Caring: Issues for LGBTQ Caregivers series**  

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January 23 @ 10:00 am
Caregiving Wasn’t on My Bucket List!

Sometimes life has its own plans that we didn’t anticipate, which can leave us feeling unprepared for the caregiving journey. This session will address dealing with resentment and anger, and how to cope with feelings of guilt and isolation. **Part of The Pride of Caring: Issues for LGBTQ Caregivers**  

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January 16 @ 10:00 am
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
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.  

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September 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Dear Lucy

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. **Continuation from August 15th Session**

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September 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am
La espiritualidad al final de la vida. Cómo darle sentido a la vida cuando el tiempo es limitado

En esta sesión exploraremos el sentido de la vida, la familia, nuestras fuentes de fortaleza y cómo podemos ayudar a nuestros seres queridos y a uno mismo en ese trayecto.  

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August 23, 2019 @ 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, […]

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August 21, 2019 @ 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.    

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August 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Take Your Oxygen First!

Dr. Jamie Huysman, LCSW, CAP has been a fierce advocate for family caregivers, their rights, and wellbeing for over 15 years. Since 2009, “Take Your Oxygen First” has been an ever-evolving call to action for caregivers to engage in taking care of themselves their own sakes, as well as that of their loved ones. This […]

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July 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am