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The Normal Aging Process and How it Affects the Body - Webinar

FCA presents a webinar on how aging affects the body and suggestions on healthy aging. Our bodies are miraculous, over hundreds of miles of nerves, tendon, muscles and veins. Mix in the water, minerals and brain matter and we have a life. An average life span for 2014 is now 80.4 years in California. (More or less for race). As our bodies age each body system goes through changes. We will discuss each of the 11 body systems and how they may be altered by age. We will also look at ways we can either slow or repair those changes.

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What Every Caregiver Should Know about Downsizing,Decluttering and Getting Organized! Webinar

The webinar will focus on key information for caregivers on downsizing, decluttering, and getting organized both for their own needs and also for their loved ones for whom they are providing care. Practical tips and strategies on each of these areas will be discussed.

Objectives:
1. Caregivers will understand the process of downsizing/estate clean out and how best accomplish this task.

Seasons of Care Gap Practices: Lively Ways Caregivers Can Capture Moments of Selfcare- Webinar

Seasons of Care™ is a care-for-the-caregiver program which integrates the mindful and spiritual dimensions of caregiving to promote wellness using the contemplative and expressive arts. SOC has developed a series of “gap practices, simple, uplifting activities caregivers can do throughout their day to practice selfcare, ensure a heartfelt connection to caregiving and cultivate resilience.

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In's and Out's of Long Term Care- Webinar

The purpose of this webinar will be to address and inform family caregivers and professionals about the realities of Long Term Care (LTC).  What is LTC?  What are the chances of anyone needing LTC?  How long does LTC typically last?  How are LTC expenses paid?  These are some of the questions that often come up, so in this webinar a seasoned professional will provide insight into this complex system.

Objectives:
*Provide real statistics surrounding LTC
*Discuss the prevalence of needing LTC

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. 

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