FCA Class

Communicating and Advocating With Medical Professionals

Navigating our health care system for the first time can be a daunting experience, often leaving family caregivers confused and frustrated. This free workshop will help to clarify the current realities of the health care experience for caregivers. Participants will learn to use effective communication techniques and powerful communication tools to become better health care advocates for the persons for whom they are caring. 

To register: Calvin Hu, [email protected], (415) 434-3388 x 313

Burning the Candle at Both Ends: Managing Stress for Family Caregivers

Stress is a normal physical response to the many challenges family caregivers face on a daily basis. Unfortunately, chronic stress can also lead to problems with your emotional and physical health. There are however ways to manage stress, by practicing techniques designed to boost resilience. At this workshop, family caregivers will learn about:

Take Charge!

Learn how to take charge!

Advance care planning workshops in Menlo Park

If you were facing serious illness, what kind of care would you want? If you couldn’t speak for yourself, who would? Take Charge! is an advance care planning workshop for anyone over the age of 18. At this free workshop participants will learn how to create an advance care plan. This plan includes:

Take Charge!

Learn how to take charge!

Advance care planning workshops in Menlo Park

If you were facing serious illness, what kind of care would you want? If you couldn’t speak for yourself, who would? Take Charge! is an advance care planning workshop for anyone over the age of 18. At this free workshop participants will learn how to create an advance care plan. This plan includes:

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This free six-part class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers of those with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

At Powerful Tools, you will learn how to:

· Reduce stress.

· Make difficult caregiving decisions.

· Communicate more effectively during challenging situations.

· Prevent caregiver burnout.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This free six-part class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers of those with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

At Powerful Tools, you will learn how to:

· Reduce stress.

· Make difficult caregiving decisions.

· Communicate more effectively during challenging situations.

· Prevent caregiver burnout.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This free six-part class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers of those with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

At Powerful Tools, you will learn how to:

· Reduce stress.

· Make difficult caregiving decisions.

· Communicate more effectively during challenging situations.

· Prevent caregiver burnout.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This free six-part class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers of those with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

At Powerful Tools, you will learn how to:

· Reduce stress.

· Make difficult caregiving decisions.

· Communicate more effectively during challenging situations.

· Prevent caregiver burnout.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This free six-part class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers of those with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

At Powerful Tools, you will learn how to:

· Reduce stress.

· Make difficult caregiving decisions.

· Communicate more effectively during challenging situations.

· Prevent caregiver burnout.

Understanding Memory Loss and Dementia

Understanding Memory Loss and Dementia

Occasionally misplacing keys, forgetfulness, and failing to remember which word to use can be common experiences among older adults. While aging may include an increase in memory problems, dementia is not a normal part of the aging process. At this free workshop, participants will learn the differences between dementia and normal age-related memory loss, warning signs of dementia, how dementia affects thinking and mood, and the importance of obtaining a diagnosis.

 

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