FCA Class

There Must Be a Better Way Than This

There Must be a Better Way Than This! Offers tips for understanding and communicating with someone affected by dementia. Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult challenges for people with dementia. As caregivers, we're often at a loss as to how to talk with and respond to a loved one affected by dementia. This 2-hour workshop teaches you new strategies to handle difficult behaviors and how to remain connected with your family member.

Memory Care for Caregivers

Learn about...

  • Normal aging memory loss
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's disease
  • Supportive resources that boost memory
  • Day and/or residential care

Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance

For more information, contact Audrey Dang at SteppingStone, 415-974-6784, ext 16.

Dementia 101 for the Caregiver

This discussion will cover basic understanding of dementia and how it affects an individual and some tips for caregivers on how to cope with these changes.

Presenter: Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance

Please contact Kathleen Beasley for more information at (650) 591-8286 or [email protected]

 

 

 

Relationships: The New Medicine for Dementia- Webinar

This webinar is designed to teach non-pharmacologic interventions for the treatment of people with dementia. We will discuss the risks and dangers of using psychotropic drugs for elderly people with dementia and methods for finding and resolving the true cause of a person with dementia’s problematic behavior. We will focus primarily on the importance of creating a culture of comfort in care settings. This webinar is open to caregivers as well as professionals.

Webinar Objectives – At the end of the course, attendees will know how to:

VA Caregiver Program Webinar

Family Caregiver Alliance presents a webinar on the benefits that are available to those taking care of a veteran. The purpose of this webinar will be to introduce caregivers and clinicians to the VA Caregiver Program, and provide an overview of Caregiver Support Services offered through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

 

Objectives:

•Increase understanding of VA Organization, and the role that plays in Caregiver and Veteran system navigation.

Harvesting the Spiritual Fruits of Caregiving as a Way to Cultivate Wellness Webinar

Family Caregiver Alliance is partnering with Seasons of Care™ (SOC) to bring you a webinar designed to provide tools on caring for the caregiver. This webinar is open to caregivers as well as professionals.    Seasons of Care™ is a care-for-the-caregiverprogram that integrates the spiritual dimensions of caregiving to promote wellness for caregivers using  trusted wellness tools of the contemplative and expressive arts.

Taking Care of YOU: Powerful Tools for LGBT Caregivers

It’s not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or stroke. Join other LGBT caregivers to learn invaluable tools to help you reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout! Connect with other LGBT caregivers caring for a partner, friend, or family member.

 

This six-week class will give you tools to:

Taking Care of YOU: Powerful Tools for LGBT Caregivers

It’s not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or stroke. Join other LGBT caregivers to learn invaluable tools to help you reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout! Connect with other LGBT caregivers caring for a partner, friend, or family member.

 

This six-week class will give you tools to:

Taking Care of YOU: Powerful Tools for LGBT Caregivers

It’s not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or stroke. Join other LGBT caregivers to learn invaluable tools to help you reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout! Connect with other LGBT caregivers caring for a partner, friend, or family member.

 

This six-week class will give you tools to:

Taking Care of YOU: Powerful Tools for LGBT Caregivers

It’s not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or stroke. Join other LGBT caregivers to learn invaluable tools to help you reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout! Connect with other LGBT caregivers caring for a partner, friend, or family member.

 

This six-week class will give you tools to:

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