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Planning for Care Webinars

Know Your Medicare Rights And Exercise Them: How Livanta Can Advocate For You
Presented by Bryan Y. Fischer, Communications Lead, Livanta

Estate Planning 101 for California Property Owners (2020)
Presented by Aeyong Kim, staff attorney at HERA and Nicole Agbayani, Director of Community Affairs for San Francisco Assessor.

Take Charge! Tips for Advance Care Planning -- Webinar (2019)
Speaker: Mary Matthiesen

Step Out of the Spin Cycle: What to Know About Quitting Your Job to Provide Care (2019)
Speaker: Rebekah Keizer MA, BCC

Long-Term Care in California: What Is It and Who Pays for It? (2019)
Speaker: Tony Chicotel, Staff Attorney at California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

What You Need to Know About Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse (Webinar) (2019)
Speaker: Nicole Fernandez

Discharge Planning is a Family Affair (2019)
Speakers: Carol Levine and Kristina Ramos-Callan

Alzheimer’s Disease and Spouse Caregiver Support (2018)
Speaker: Cynthia Epstein, LCSW

Residential Care Options 101 (2017)
Speaker: Erial Green, LMSW

Closing the Gap: How to Care from Afar (2016)
Speaker: Ladi H. Markham, RD, BSN, MA, CCM

Values-Based Decision-Making for Caregivers: How to Negotiate Family Dynamics (2016)
Speaker: Mary E. McCall, PhD

Keeping Safe from Financial Fraud (2016)
Speaker: Nicole Fernandez, San Mateo County Elder and Dependent Adult Protection Team.

Domestic Employer Training: Best Practices for Employing a Home Attendant/Paid Caregiver (2015)
Speaker: Jessica Lehman, Senior & Disability Action

Financial Assistance for Elder Care (2015)
Speaker: Michael Guerrero, American Elder Care Research Organization.

What Every Caregiver Should Know About Downsizing, Decluttering, and Getting Organized (2015)
Presented by Susie Marsh, Professional Organizer, LBSW

Medi-Cal Planning: Former Eligibility Worker Offers an Expert Insiders Perspective of DHS (2015)
Speaker: Kathryn Humphres, Owner MediCal Regulation Specialists

Managing Mom's Money: Understanding Financial Caregiving (2014)
Presented by Naomi Karp, JD

Preserving Senior's Homes: Nuts & Bolts About Medi-Cal Recovery (2014)
Speaker: Laurie Shigekuni, Esq.

Work With Your Siblings To Keep Your Life, Family, and Sanity Intact! (2011)
Speaker: Francine Russo

Daily Care Webinars

Tech Tools for Caregivers (2020)
Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW

Dementia Proofing Your Home (2017)
Speaker: Carole Larkin, MA, CMC

Palliative Care 101 (2016)
Speaker: J. Redwing Keyssar, RN, BA

Senior Drivers: Driving Safer, Longer (2016)
Speaker: Jerrod Sieberg, CA DMV Senior Driver Ombudsman

Keeping Your Family Member Moving and Engaged So They Can Remain at Home (2015)
Speaker: Cindy Kardeman, MGA, PT

How to Prevent Falls in Aging Adults (2014)
Speaker: Leslie Kernisan, MD MPH

An Explorer’s Guide to Understanding Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Mary Hulme, LCSW, ASW-G, C-SWHC

Relationships: The New Medicine for Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Anthony Chicotel, Staff Attorney

Managing Dementia Related Behavioral Issues with Medications: Pros and Cons (2014)
Speaker: R. Ron Finley, BS Pharm., R.Ph, CGP

PAINAD = Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Dr. Lise McCarthy, PT, DPT, GCS

Moving Beyond the Leakages: Practical Strategies to Manage Incontinence (2012)
Speaker: Nicole J. Davis, MSN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC

Creativity & Aging: Creativity, Communication and Dementia (2011)
Speakers: Gay Hanna Merrill, PhD, MFA and Anne Basting, PhD

COVID-19 and Caregiving Webinars

COVID-19 Related Scams & Elder Abuse
Presented by Shawna Reeves, MSW, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention at the Institute on Aging

Planning Ahead for the Care You May Need: Health Care Decisions in the Era of COVID-19
Presented by: Rebecca Sudore, MD - Professor of Medicine, UCSF & Anne Kinderman, MD - Director, Supportive & Palliative Care Service, ZFGH and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Palliative Care on the Front Lines of COVID-19
Speaker: Diane E. Meier, MD, CEO, Center to Advance Palliative Care Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City

For Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Attendants/Caregivers: Protecting ALL of Us During the COVID Pandemic and Beyond
Speakers: Jessica Lehman, Senior & Disability Action and Nicki Brown-Booker, Hand in Hand

COVID-19 Caring for People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia
Presented by: Stefanie Bonigut, LCSW,  Lauren Hibdon, Family Care Specialist,  Athur Chan, LGBTQ Project Manager and Family Care Specialist, and Lilisana Kaszuba, Community Relations Manager and Dementia Care Specialist

Social Isolation and Well-Being for Caregivers (COVID-19 Webinar Series for Caregivers, Consumers, and Families Co-sponsored by FCA and the San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services) (2020)
Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW

Staying Well Together (COVID-19 Webinar Series for Caregivers, Consumers, and Families Co-sponsored by FCA and the San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services) (2020)
Speakers: Anna H. Chodos, MD, MPH and Ria I. Mercado, RN, MSN, PHN

 

Self-Care Webinars

Genuine Resilience is Closer (and Easier) Than You May Think (2020)
Presenter: Roy Remer, Executive Director, Zen Caregiving Project

Caregiving Through the Holidays (2018)
Speaker: Patty Callahan, LISW-S

Alzheimer’s Disease and Spouse Caregiver Support: How to Keep the Glass Half Full (2018)
Speaker: Cynthia Epstein, LCSW

Five Tips for Improving a Difficult Caregiving Day (2018)
Speaker: Lindsey Vajpeyi, BA, ADC/MC

Grit, Grace, and Resilience: The Story of Successful Caregiving (2017)
Speaker: Sarah Dulaney, RN, MS, GCNS

Wading in Emotional Quicksand: The Powerful Role of Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss in Dementia Care (2017)
Speaker: Kay Adams, LCSW

Mas alla del desconsuelo: Cuando la Tristeza se convierte en Depression (2015)
Orador: Julio Rojas, MD, PhD

Gap Practices: Lively Ways for Caregivers to Capture Moments of Self-care (2015)
Presented by: Andrea Sherman, PhD and Marsha Weiner, MA

The Mindful Caregiver: Helping Caregivers Recognize that Self-Care Matters (2015)
Speaker: Nancy L. Kriseman

What is Aging Doing to My Body? (And What Can I Do to Stop It?) (2015)
Speaker: Ladi H. Markham, RN, BSN, MA, CMC

Beyond the Blues: When Sadness Becomes Depression (2014)
Speakers: Christina Irving and Leah Eskenazi

Harvesting the Spiritual Fruits of Caregiving as a Way to Cultivate Wellness (2014)
Presented by: Andrea Sherman, PhD and Marsha Weiner, MA

Manejando el Estrés de ser Cuidador Familiar (Managing Caregiver Stress)(2014)
Oradora: Jeannette Hilgert, Terapueta LCSW

Seasons of Care: Wellness and Self-Care for the Family Caregiver (2012)
Presented by: Andrea Sherman, PhD and Marsha Weiner, MA

 

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Webinars

Alzheimer’s Disease and Spouse Caregiver Support: How to Keep the Glass Half Full (2018)
Speaker: Cynthia Epstein, LCSW

Dementia Proofing Your Home (2017)
Speaker: Carole Larkin, MA, CMC

Wading in Emotional Quicksand: The Powerful Role of Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss in Dementia Care (2017)
Speaker: Kay Adams, LCSW

An Explorer’s Guide to Understanding Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Mary Hulme, LCSW, ASW-G, C-SWHC

Relationships: The New Medicine for Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Anthony Chicotel, Staff Attorney

Managing Dementia Related Behavioral Issues with Medications: Pros and Cons (2014)
Speaker: R. Ron Finley, BS Pharm., R.Ph, CGP

Creativity & Aging: Creativity, Communication and Dementia (2011)
Speakers: Gay Hanna Merrill, PhD, MFA and Anne Basting, PhD

 

Legal and Financial Webinars

Estate Planning 101 for California Property Owners (2020)
Speakers: Aeyong Kim staff attorney at HERA and Nicoloe Agbayni, Director of Community Affairs for SF Assessor

Long-Term Care in California: What Is It and Who Pays for It? (2019)
Presenter: Tony Chicotel, staff attorney for California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

Keeping Safe From Financial Fraud (2016)
Speaker: Nicole Fernandez, San Mateo County Elder and Dependent Adult Protection Team

Financial Assistance for Elder Care (2015)
Speaker: Michael Guerrero, American Elder Care Research Organization

Medi-Cal Planning: Former Eligibility Worker Offers an Expert Insiders Perspective of DHS (2015)
Speaker: Kathryn Humphres, Owner MediCal Regulation Specialists

Managing Mom's Money: Understanding Financial Caregiving (2014)
Presented by Naomi Karp, JD

Preserving Senior's Homes: Nuts & Bolts About Medi-Cal Recovery (2014)
Speaker: Laurie Shigekuni, Esq.

Spanish Webinars

Staying Well Together (COVID-19 Webinar Series for Caregivers, Consumers, and Families Co-sponsored by FCA and the San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services) (2020)
Speakers: Anna H. Chodos, MD, MPH and Ria I. Mercado, RN, MSN, PHN

Mas alla del desconsuelo: Cuando la Tristeza se convierte en Depression (2015)
Orador: Julio Rojas, MD, PhD

Manejando el Estrés de ser Cuidador Familiar (2014)
Oradora: Jeannette Hilgert, Terapueta LCSW

Veteran Caregiver Webinars  

VA Family Caregiver Support: An Overview (2014)
Speaker: Shon Tamblyn, LCSW

Beyond the Blues: When Sadness Becomes Depression (2014)
Speakers: Christina Irving and Leah Eskenazi

Professionals Webinars 

Challenges of Aging and Caregiving in the LGBT Community: A Guide for Providers and Professionals (2015)
Speaker: Sylvia B. Vargas, Openhouse

Nursing Documentation: Eyes & Ears of the Caregiver (2015)
Presented by: Erwind Saracho, Director of Administration, Aviva In-Home Care

Challenges of Aging and Caregiving in the LGBT Community: A Guide for Providers and Professionals (2015)
Speaker: Sylvia P. Vargas, Openhouse

PAINAD = Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Dr. Lise McCarthy, PT, DPT, GCS

Caregiver Assessment I: Why and What Should We Assess? (2012)
Speaker: Carol J. Whitlatch, Phd

Caregiver Assessment Il: Practice Considerations for System Change (2012)
Presenters: Dr David W. Coon, PhD and Jo T. McCord, M.A

Creativity & Aging: Creativity, Communication and Dementia (2011)
Speakers: Gay Hanna Merrill, PhD, MFA and Anne Basting, PhD

Caregiver Assessments: Focus on Texas (2011)
Speakers: Jeffrey Seider, Patricia Bordie, Lisa Akers-Owen, and Sue Fielder

NASW Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults (2011)
Speaker: Dr. Sandra Edmonds Crewe

Making Respite More Effective (2011)
Speakers: Dr. Dale Lund, Jill Kagan, MPH, Greg Link, MA, and Sean Coffey, MPA

Caregiving 101: Exploring the Complexities of Family Caregiving (2010)
Presented by Donna Schempp, LCSW