FCA Webinars

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Welcome to FCA's webinar archive.

Our education coordinator currently produces webinars bi-monthly.

Please check the calendar for upcoming webinars.

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Family caregiver webinars are for family members, partners, and friends caring for a loved one living with a chronic or disabling health condition. They are listed under the following categories:



Caregiving professional webinars focus on program and staff development, research, best practices, and policies that affect family caregivers, program administrators, and direct service providers. Scroll down or click here to view.




NOTE: Several webinars mention that CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are available. FCA no longer offers CEUs.


Daily Care

Five Tips for Improving a Difficult Caregiving Day

Speaker: Lindsey Vajpeyi, BA, ADC/MC

February 28, 2018 | 1:00:06

Dementia Proofing Your Home

Speaker: Carole Larkin, MA, CMC

May 31, 2017 | 1:02:43

Palliative Care 101

Speaker: Judith Redwing Keyssar

November 9, 2016 | 1:08:56
Senior Drivers: Driving Safer, Longer

Speaker: Jerrod Sieberg, California DMV Senior Driver Ombudsman

June 29, 2016 | 1:00:05
Keeping Your Family Member Moving and Engaged So They Can Remain at Home

Speaker: Cindy Kardeman, MGA, PT

December 9, 2015 | 1:01:36
Nursing Documentation: Eyes & Ears of the Caregiver

Speaker: Erwin Saracho

August 26, 2015 | 56:44

New Ways to Care | Part 2

Guide to Tech Services & Products: Making the Best Match for Your Family's Needs

Speakers: Kathleen Kelly, Christina Irving, Rajib Gosh, Richard G. Caro, Mary Hulme

January 21, 2015 | 1:16:05

New Ways to Care | Part 1

How Family Caregivers Can Use New Technologies at Home

Speakers: David Lindeman, Rajiv Mehta, Kathleen Kelly

January 14, 2015 | 1:08:56

How to Prevent Falls in Aging Adults

Speaker: Leslie Kernisan, MD, MPH

December 17, 2014 | 58:28
An Explorer’s Guide to Understanding Dementia

Speaker: Mary Hulme, LCSW, ASW-G, C-SWHC

October 29, 2014 | 1:00:55
Relationships: The New Medicine for Dementia

Speaker: Tony Chicotel, Attorney, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

July 30, 2014 | 58:46
Managing Dementia Related Behavioral Issues with Medications: Pros and Cons

Speaker: R. Ron Finley

February 6, 2014 | 59:53
PAINAD = Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia

Speaker: Lise McCarthy

January 29, 2014 | 53:10
Moving Beyond the Leakages: Practical Strategies to Manage Incontinence

Speaker: Nicole Davis, MSN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC

December 13, 2012 | 54:50

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Planning for Caregiving

Discharge Planning is a Family Affair

Speakers: Carol Levine and Kristina Ramos-Callan
February 27, 2019 | 1:04:14

Caregiving Through the Holidays

Speaker: Patty Callahan
October 30, 2018 | 1:02:24

Alzheimer’s Disease and Spouse Caregiver Support

Speaker: Cynthia Epstein, LCSW

April 25, 2018 | 58:54
Residential Care Options 101

Speaker: Erial Green, LMSW

December 13, 2017 | 1:05:07
Closing the Gap: How to Care From Afar

Speaker: Ladi Markham, RN, BSN, MA, CCM

October 28, 2016 | 59:51

Values-Based Decision-Making for Caregivers: How to Negotiate Family Dynamics

Speaker: Mary McCall, Ph.D.

April 27, 2016 | 1:01:35


Keeping Safe From Financial Fraud

Speaker: Nicole Fernandez, Training and Outreach Specialist for the Elder and Dependent Adult Protection Team (EDAPT), San Mateo County, California

February 25, 2016 | 59:49
Challenges of Aging and Caregiving in the LGBT Community: A Guide for Providers and Professionals

Speaker: Sylvia Vargas

November 18, 2015 | 1:00:13
Domestic Employer Training: Best Practices for Employing a Home Attendant/Paid Caregiver

Speaker: Jessica Lehman, Executive Director, San Francisco Senior and Disability Action

October 6, 2015 | 58:00
Financial Assistance for Elder Care

Speaker: Michael Guerrero, American Elder Care Research Organization

September 30, 2015 | 56:53
Medi-Cal Planning: Former Eligibility Worker Offers an Expert Insiders Perspective of DHS

Speaker: Kathryn Humphres

April 29, 2015 | 58:09
Long-Term Care in California: What Is It and Who Pays for It?

Speaker: Tony Chicotel, Staff Attorney, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

March 25, 2015 | 1:02:06
Managing Mom's Money: Understanding Financial Caregiving

Speaker: Naomi Karp, JD

November 20, 2014 | 58:08
Preserving Senior's Homes: Nuts & Bolts About Medi-Cal Recovery

Speaker: Laurie Shigekuni

September 24, 2014 | 1:00:48
VA Caregiver Support Program

Speaker: Shon Tamblyn, LCSW

June 18, 2014 | 1:00:19
Work With Your Siblings To Keep Your Life, Family, and Sanity Intact!

Speaker: Francine Russo

April 28, 2011 | 1:11:00
Caregiving 101: Exploring the Complexities of Family Caregiving

Speaker: Donna Schempp, LCSW

December 7, 2010 | 1:17:50

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Grit, Grace, and Resilience: The Story of Successful Caregiving

Speaker: Sarah Dulaney, RN, MS, GCNS

August 30, 2017 | 1:14:17

Wading in Emotional Quicksand: The Powerful Role of Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss in Dementia Care

Speaker: Kay Adams, LCSW

March 29, 2017 | 1:03:34

Mas alla del desconsuelo: Cuando la Tristeza se convierte en Depression

(FCA, with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Easterseals Dixon Center, produced this webinar for the Military Caregiving Webinar series)

Speaker: Julio Rojas, MD

November 12, 2015 | 50:48
What Every Caregiver Should Know About Downsizing, Decluttering, and Getting Organized

Speaker: Susie Marsh

July 29, 2015 | 1:03:35
Gap Practices: Lively Ways for Caregivers to Capture Moments of Self-care

Speakers: Andrea Sherman, PhD, and Marsha Weiner, MA

June 24, 2015 | 59:28
The Mindful Caregiver: Helping Caregivers Recognize that Self-Care Matters

Speaker: Nancy L. Kriseman, LCSW

February 25, 2015 | 1:00:24
What is Aging Doing to My Body? (And What Can I Do to Stop It?)

Speaker: Ladi H. Markham, RN, MA, Program Director and Geriatric Care Manager, Compassionate Community Care

January 28, 2015 | 54:53
Beyond the Blues: When Sadness Becomes Depression

(FCA, with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Easterseals Dixon Center, produced this webinar for the Military Caregiving Webinar series)

Speakers: Christina Irving, LCSW, and Leah Eskenazi, MSW

November 13, 2014 | 57:56
Harvesting the Spiritual Fruits of Caregiving as a Way to Cultivate Wellness

Speakers: Andrea Sherman, PhD, and Marsha Weiner, MA

May 8, 2014 | 58:58
Manejando el Estrés de ser Cuidador Familiar

Altavoz: Jeannette Hilgert, Terapeuta (LCSW)

9 Abril, 2014 | 59:22
Seasons of Care: Wellness and Self-Care for the Family Caregiver

Speakers: Andrea Sherman, PhD, and Marsha Weiner, MA

November 2012 | 57:59

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Professional webinars

Caregiver Assessment II - Practice Considerations for System Change

Speakers: David W. Coon, PhD, Jo T. McCord

August 23, 2012 | 59:51
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Caregiver Assessment I: Why and What Should We Assess?

Speakers: Carol J. Whitlatch, PhD, Christina Irving, LCSW

June 20, 2012 | 1:21:04
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Creativity & Aging: Creativity, Communication and Dementia

Speakers: Dr. Gay Hanna, Dr. Anne Basting

December 6, 2011 | 1:13:51
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Caregiver Assessments: Focus on Texas

Speakers: Jeffery Seider, Patricia Bordie, Lisa Akers-Owen, Sue Fielder

September 11, 2011 | 1:25:18
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NASW Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults

Speaker: Dr. Sandra Edmonds Crewe

July 29, 2011 | 1:05:59
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Making Respite More Effective

Presented with the ARCH Technical Assistance Centers for Caregiving and Lifespan Respite

Speaker: Dr. Dale Lund

June 8, 2011 | 1:17:52
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The Impact of Healthcare Reform on Family Caregivers

A program of National Family Caregivers Association, National Alliance for Caregiver (NAC), and Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)

November 8, 2010 | 53:35
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