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Coping with the Unique Challenges of Adults with Brain Disease: A Caregiver’s Workshop

Family and friends of patients with all types of brain disorders often struggle with  similar  issues in  caring  for  their loved  ones. In  this  free  workshop, caregivers  will  receive  practical  information  from  nurses, physicians, and 
other professionals on caring for patients with illnesses that affect the brain, including brain tumors, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and injuries to the brain caused by trauma or stroke.  

Topics include: 

  • Effects of Brain Disease on Loved Ones and Our Relationships
  • Caring for those with Neurological Impairments
  • Mindfulness based Stress Reduction: Less Stress, Better Care 
  • Expressive Art
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Values-based Living
  • Journaling
  • Fitting in Fitness
  • Caregiver Panels and Support Groups

The workshop is free with a light breakfast and lunch included. Complimentary chair massage on a first-come first-serve basis. Parking is free.

Space is limited.  Please register early by calling the Caregiver Program at (415) 514.5674.

Apr 25, 2015 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Pacific)

Location: Fisher Banquet Room 
Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco