The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care. Please support FCA and donate to our team, as we walk this year in San Francisco. Please visit our page and donate to our team.
You are invited to join us on a free one-day retreat designed especially for you, the family caregiver. Enjoy a visit to Ardenwood Historic Farm, a 19th century country estate including a beautiful mansion and elaborate Victorian gardens, catered lunch, tips for preventing caregiver burnout, and a chance to build connections with other caregivers.
As a caregiver, accurate documentation is critical to ensuring the welfare of the client, and that care is being properly managed and optimized. The nursing documentation log (and associated reports) represent the eyes and ears of the caregiver – caregivers are legally-bound to present accurate and truthful accounts of client health status and key events. This webinar will cover the do’s and don’ts of proper nursing documentation, and how you can improve your communication as a nursing professional.
Sometimes sharing and communicating with family members about caregiving for a loved one can be challenging. Learn how to foster agreement, encourage cooperation, and receive tips for more effective communication within families at this workshop.
Learn about family dynamics
Hear about communication skills that promote cooperation
Learn new coping strategies and conflict resolution skills
SPEAKER: Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Consultant Family Caregiver Alliance
Whether you live hundreds of miles away or are just across town in your office, chances are you worry about the safety of an ill or elderly relative or friend at home alone. It's always in the back of your mind: Why isn't mom answering the phone? What if dad fell or had a heart attack and no one knows? What if he turned the stove on and forgot? Will mom wander outside and lose her way?
I've been a caregiver for my husband since about 2001 when he began having angina. My caregiving responsibilities have progressively increased and his health has progressively declined since he had triple heart bypass surgery in 2003. After the surgery, he had atrial fibrillation, which stayed.