FCA Webinars

Printer-friendly version


Welcome to FCA's Webinar Archive

Our webinars provide guidance, strategies and resources for those who provide care to an individual living with a chronic or disabling health condition. Whether you are a family, friend or professional caregiver, you’ll find tailored information on a variety of caregiving topics from daily care and care planning to self-care and specialized subjects.

Webinar speakers include physician, nurses, social workers, business leaders and professionals in the legal, mental health and other fields. Recordings average 1 hour each and are free to stream.

The most recent webinar recordings for each topic are included below, and the the full list of recordings are available on the All Webinars page.


New webinars are posted regularly.
Please check the calendar for upcoming topics.

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

Jump to: Planning for Care | Daily Care | Self-Care | Alzheimer’s & Dementia | COVID-19 | Veteran Caregiver | Legal & Financial | Spanish | Professional Caregivers


COVID-19 and Caregiving (7)

COVID-19 Related Scams & Elder Abuse
Presented by Shawna Reeves, MSW, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention at the Institute on Aging

Planning Ahead for the Care You May Need: Health Care Decisions in the Era of COVID-19
Presented by: Rebecca Sudore, MD - Professor of Medicine, UCSF & Anne Kinderman, MD - Director, Supportive & Palliative Care Service, ZFGH and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Palliative Care on the Front Lines of COVID-19
Speaker: Diane E. Meier, MD, CEO, Center to Advance Palliative Care Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City

For Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Attendants/Caregivers: Protecting ALL of Us During the COVID Pandemic and Beyond
Speakers: Jessica Lehman, Senior & Disability Action and Nicki Brown-Booker, Hand in Hand

COVID-19 Caring for People with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia
Presented by: Stefanie Bonigut, LCSW,  Lauren Hibdon, Family Care Specialist,  Athur Chan, LGBTQ Project Manager and Family Care Specialist, and Lilisana Kaszuba, Community Relations Manager and Dementia Care Specialist

More>>

Planning for Care (19)

Guidance on navigating the when’s and how’s of caregiving—and putting elements into place.

Know Your Medicare Rights And Exercise Them: How Livanta Can Advocate For You
Presented by Bryan Y. Fischer, Communications Lead, Livanta

Estate Planning 101 for California Property Owners (2020)
Presented by Aeyong Kim, staff attorney at HERA and Nicole Agbayani, Director of Community Affairs for San Francisco Assessor.

Take Charge! Tips for Advance Care Planning -- Webinar (2019)
Speaker: Mary Matthiesen

Step Out of the Spin Cycle: What to Know About Quitting Your Job to Provide Care (2019)
Speaker: Rebekah Keizer MA, BCC

More>> 

Daily Care (11)

Tips and topics on day-to-day aspects of caregiving, from safe senior driving and falls prevention to tech solutions for home care.

Tech Tools for Caregivers (2020)
Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW

Dementia Proofing Your Home (2017)
Speaker: Carole Larkin, MA, CMC

Palliative Care 101 (2016)
Speaker: J. Redwing Keyssar, RN, BA

Senior Drivers: Driving Safer, Longer (2016)
Speaker: Jerrod Sieberg, CA DMV Senior Driver Ombudsman

More>>

Legal & Financial (7)

Advice from experts on topics such as estate planning and paying for long-term care, including Medicaid and Medi-Cal.

Step Out of the Spin Cycle: What to Know About Quitting Your Job to Provide Care (2019)
Speaker: Rebekah Keizer MA, BCC

Long-Term Care in California: What Is It and Who Pays for It? (2019)
Speaker: Tony Chicotel, Staff Attorney at California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

What You Need to Know About Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse (Webinar) (2019)
Speaker: Nicole Fernandez

Discharge Planning is a Family Affair (2019)
Speakers: Carol Levine and Kristina Ramos-Callan

More>>

 

 

Self-Care (14)

Tools and strategies for caregivers to build skills and resilience, and nurture mind, body and spirit.  

Genuine Resilience is Closer (and Easier) Than You May Think (2020)
Presenter: Roy Remer, Executive Director, Zen Caregiving Project

Caregiving Through the Holidays (2018)
Speaker: Patty Callahan, LISW-S

Alzheimer’s Disease and Spouse Caregiver Support: How to Keep the Glass Half Full (2018)
Speaker: Cynthia Epstein, LCSW

Five Tips for Improving a Difficult Caregiving Day (2018)
Speaker: Lindsey Vajpeyi, BA, ADC/MC

More>>

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care (7)

Explores strategies and challenges specific to caregiving to those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Spouse Caregiver Support: How to Keep the Glass Half Full (2018)
Speaker: Cynthia Epstein, LCSW

Dementia Proofing Your Home (2017)
Speaker: Carole Larkin, MA, CMC

Wading in Emotional Quicksand: The Powerful Role of Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss in Dementia Care (2017)
Speaker: Kay Adams, LCSW

An Explorer’s Guide to Understanding Dementia (2014)
Speaker: Mary Hulme, LCSW, ASW-G, C-SWHC

More>>

Veteran Caregiver (2)

Caregiving resources and topics specific to military members and their families.

VA Family Caregiver Support: An Overview (2014)
Speaker: Shon Tamblyn, LCSW

Beyond the Blues: When Sadness Becomes Depression (2014)
Speakers: Christina Irving and Leah Eskenazi

Español (Spanish) (3)

Guidance, advice and tips for Spanish speakers.

Staying Well Together (COVID-19 Webinar Series for Caregivers, Consumers, and Families Co-sponsored by FCA and the San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services) (2020)
Speakers: Anna H. Chodos, MD, MPH and Ria I. Mercado, RN, MSN, PHN

Mas alla del desconsuelo: Cuando la Tristeza se convierte en Depression (2015)
Orador: Julio Rojas, MD, PhD

Manejando el Estrés de ser Cuidador Familiar (2014)
Oradora: Jeannette Hilgert, Terapueta LCSW

Professional Caregivers (11)

Covers program and staff development, research, best practices and policies affecting family caregivers, program administrators and direct service providers.

Challenges of Aging and Caregiving in the LGBT Community: A Guide for Providers and Professionals (2015)
Speaker: Sylvia B. Vargas, Openhouse

Nursing Documentation: Eyes & Ears of the Caregiver (2015)
Presented by: Erwind Saracho, Director of Administration, Aviva In-Home Care

Challenges of Aging and Caregiving in the LGBT Community: A Guide for Providers and Professionals (2015)
Speaker: Sylvia P. Vargas, Openhouse

PAINAD = Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (2014) Speaker: Dr. Lise McCarthy, PT, DPT, GCS

More>> 


Questions? Contact our education coordinator at [email protected]