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Chinese Outreach Program with Memory and Aging Center

Join us for an exciting morning of mingling with the UCSF Memory and Aging faculty. This is an opportunity to talk to us about dementia prevention, treatment, genetics, resources and learn about our clinical trials. Topics will include an Introduction to Memory and Aging Center programs and services, Overview of Dementia , Research & Clinical Trial Updates, Genetics and our Care Ecosystem Project, followed by Q+A.

There will be translation in both Cantonese and Mandarin. 

Coffee and breakfast will be served. 

 

Take 6 minutes to help 6 million California caregivers

It takes 6 minutes or less to make a call urging support for restoration of funds for the Caregiver Resource Centers ─ could you make these critical calls? A key hearing is scheduled for Monday, May 11th at 1:30 pm., and all members of Subcommittee 1 need to hear from you about the importance of funding restoration so all caregiving families can access services and support.

CUIDANDO CON RESPETO (CARING WITH RESPECT)

Un taller GRATIS en español para familias Latinas que están cuidando a un ser querido con pérdida de la memoria.

-Aprenda sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer y demencias relacionadas
-Aprenda sobre las diferentes etapas
-Aprenda como ayudar a sus ser querido y entienda sobre los comportamientos difíciles
-Aprenda cómo cuidarse a usted mismo y comparta sus experiencias

 

Este es un taller que tiene dos sesiones – favor planee asistir en las dos sesiones

Sábado, 30 de mayo y 6 de junio 9:00am – 1:00pm

 

17th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference: Translating Research Into Practice

Tailored to health care professionals, researchers and clinicians present the latest research in the biological, social, psychological, and cultural aspects of aging and dementia with particular emphasis on practical applications to clinical practice.  Continuing Education Units available.

Grupo de Apoyo en Español (Monthly Spanish Support Group)

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Grupo de Apoyo en Español

 

Venga a compartir su experiencia, consejos y apoyo con otros cuidadores.

 

Cancer Caregiving

There is no work more important, more challenging or more meaningful than caring for a loved one who is ill.  When a partner, parent or friend gets a cancer diagnosis, your new role as caregiver can feel as frightening as the diagnosis. This seminar will feature experts in the community that can offer caregivers of all types tools, support, and information on how to embrace this important role without sacrificing one’s own well-being in the process.
 

Coping with the Unique Challenges of Adults with Brain Disease: A Caregiver’s Workshop

Family and friends of patients with all types of brain disorders often struggle with  similar  issues in  caring  for  their loved  ones. In  this  free  workshop, caregivers  will  receive  practical  information  from  nurses, physicians, and 
other professionals on caring for patients with illnesses that affect the brain, including brain tumors, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and injuries to the brain caused by trauma or stroke.  

Topics include: 

The Diverse World of Family Caregiving

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults will be holding a public workshop on the diversity of family caregiving issues. The event will be held Friday morning (8:30 am to noon), April 17 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies in Irvine, CA and will also be webcast.

Three expert panels will explore:

Technology Coming of Age: In-Home Caregiving

Richard G. Caro, Co-founder, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC
Brad Kreit, Research Director, Institute for the Future
Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance
Moli Steinert, Executive Director, SteppingStone Adult Day Health - Moderator

 

Know Your Rights: Social Security and the LGBT Community

DON’T LEAVE MONEY ON THE TABLE
Learn how you might be eligible for additional monthly Social Security benefits, including spousal, children’s and survivors’ benefits, since the 2013 Supreme Court’s Windsor decision.

6:30–7:00pm: Complimentary reception with light refreshments
7:00–8:30pm: Panel discussion

Welcome: Congressman Mike Honda (CA)
Special Greeting: Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA)
Moderator: Wiggsy Sivertsen, BAYMEC Co-Founder

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