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Dementia/Memory Care Resource Fair

Join the VA and participating agencies including FCA for the 4th annual Dementia/Memory Care Resource Fair

Resource information tables will be arranged for veterans, caregivers, and professionals, to get information about VA/community resources for dementia and memory care. Participants will have access to Information on topics that include:

There Must be a Better Way Than This!

Join FCA for a special one day class offering new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.

In this class you'll learn tips and strategies for understanding and communicating with someone affected by dementia. 

You'll also have the opportunity to learn

  • how to handle difficult behaviors.
  • how dementia affects a person's ability to understand and communicate.
  • how to feel more confident in your caregiving role.

 

19th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference

Join the Alzheimer’s Association, and partners including FCA, for the largest dementia specific ​educational conference on the West Coast.

There Must be a Better Way Than This!

Join FCA for a special one day class offering new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.

In this class you'll learn tips and strategies for understanding and communicating with someone affected by dementia. 

You'll also have the opportunity to learn

  • how to handle difficult behaviors.
  • how dementia affects a person's ability to understand and communicate.
  • how to feel more confident in your caregiving role.

 

Caregiver Educational and Respite Retreat in Richmond

Take Time for YOU!

You are invited to join FCA for a free, one-day retreat designed especially for you, the family caregiver. Learn about caregiver self-care and stress management, and participate in therapeutic group activities like arts and crafts, yoga, dance, and tai chi. Network and share your experiences with fellow caregivers, and enjoy a catered brunch.

Pre-registration is required and group size is limited. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate professionals caregivers at this event.

Aging in America conference — AiA18

 

The annual conference of the American Society on Aging

 

Difficult Conversations About Difficult Decisions

A FREE Workshop on talking with a loved one about end-of-life care

When you’re caring for a loved one with a chronic illness, you and your family will eventually face some difficult decisions. Anticipating the situations that may arise can help you honor your loved one’s healthcare wishes and avoid having to make tough decisions during a crisis. Topics at this workshop include:

Take charge! (for professionals)

Learn how we can empower clients, staff, and community
to begin advance care planning.

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