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

Long-Term Care in California: What Is It and Who Pays for It? (webinar)
Speakers: Tony Chicotel, Staff Attorney at California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
June 26, 2019
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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