For Professionals

Focus on Texas: Caregiver Assessments

This webinar took place on September 20, 2011.

Family Caregiver Alliance sponsored a webinar focused on the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) and efforts to implement a caregiver status questionnaire in its Medicaid functional eligibility determination process for HCBS as well as a caregiver assessment in the Older Americans Act, Title III-E programs. The process began in 2009.

Creativity & Aging Webinar: Creativity, Communication and Dementia

This webinar took place in December 6, 2011.

Two professionals in the aging field, Drs. Gay Hanna and Anne Basting, will discuss (1) the importance of increasing awareness among arts and aging professionals, family caregivers and others about the link between the arts and wellness in older adults; and (2) TimeSlips, a current program which has been effective with older adults with dementia.

Webinar: Caregiver Assessment II - Practice Considerations for System Change

(Part 2 of a 2-part series)

This webinar took place on August 23, 2012.

Selected Caregiver Assessment Measures: A Resource Inventory for Practitioners (2012)

Webinar: Caregiver Assessment I - Why and What Should We Assess?

This webinar took place on June 20, 2012. It is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

Caregiving 101: Exploring the Complexities of Family Caregiving

Moving Beyond the Leakages: Practical Strategies to Manage Incontinence

This webinar took place on Thursday December the 13th, 11:00 - 12:00 PST

이것이 치매일까요? 치매는 무엇을 의미합니까? (Dementia: Is this Dementia, and What Does it Mean?)

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TimeSlips

TimeSlips is a creative, group storytelling project for people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. A major component of this program is dedicated to training professionals to replicate the intervention.

Organization:

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee's Center on Age & Community (UWM's CAC).

Interdisciplinary program works to advance innovation in aging by fostering partnerships between scholars and practitioners in education, applied research, and long term care

Location:

Milwaukee, WI

Caregiver Retreats

Caregiver Retreats offer family caregivers a one or two-day respite sessions designed to provide rest and rejuvenation.

Organization:

Family Caregiver Alliance

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