FCA Class

There Must be a Better Way Than This!

Communicating with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia can be frustrating and disheartening. However, a few simple strategies can make caregiving easier and help you continue to feel connected to your loved one.

In this interactive half-day workshop we will discuss how dementia affects a person’s ability to understand and communicate. Participants will be coached on the best ways to handle troubling behavior and how to speak with and respond to a person with memory loss.

Managing Mom's Money: Understanding Financial Caregiving Webinar

Millions of Americans are managing money or property for a family member or friend who is unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. This can be very overwhelming. But, it's also a great opportunity to help someone they care about, and protect them from scams and exploitation.  

I Am Somebody: Dignity in Caregiving

(Bilingual session in English/Japanese)

 

Speaker: Frances Kakugawa, poet and author of Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver’s Voice 

I Am Somebody: Dignity in Caregiving

Speaker: Frances Kakugawa, poet and author of Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver’s Voice 

As a caregiver for her mom with Alzheimer's Frances Kakugawa used poetry and writing to find solace and cope with daily challenges.  Join this workshop for an inspirational presentation on facing the struggles of caring for someone with memory loss, remembering that you are not alone, and for ideas on using poetry and journaling in your own life. 

It Takes Two! A Refereshing Approach to Understanding and Coping with Dementia Behavior

 

This four week class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. In It Takes Two, you will:

· Learn more about your relative’s ability to understand and communicate

· Learn new skills to handle troubling behavior

· Feel more confident and positive about your caregiving role

 

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It Takes Two! A Refereshing Approach to Understanding and Coping with Dementia Behavior

 

This four week class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. In It Takes Two, you will:

· Learn more about your relative’s ability to understand and communicate

· Learn new skills to handle troubling behavior

· Feel more confident and positive about your caregiving role

 

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It Takes Two! A Refereshing Approach to Understanding and Coping with Dementia Behavior

 

This four week class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. In It Takes Two, you will:

· Learn more about your relative’s ability to understand and communicate

· Learn new skills to handle troubling behavior

· Feel more confident and positive about your caregiving role

 

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It Takes Two! A Refreshing Approach to Understanding and Coping with Dementia Behavior

 

This four week class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. In It Takes Two, you will:

· Learn more about your relative’s ability to understand and communicate

· Learn new skills to handle troubling behavior

· Feel more confident and positive about your caregiving role

 

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An Explorer's Guide to Understanding Dementia WEBINAR

FCA presents a webinar on real-life strategies for coping with dementia. Mary Hulme will describe her “Three Laws for Living with Dementia” while highlighting the importance of humor, creativity and experimentation in staying connected to anyone suffering from this illogical and vexing disease.

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