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Wading in Emotional Quicksand

Wading in Emotional Quicksand

The Powerful Role of Anticipatory Grief and Ambiguous Loss in Dementia Care

Anticipatory grief is the emotional pain and sadness that arises in advance of an expectant loss or death. Ambiguous loss is the confusing feeling of interacting with someone who is not fully present mentally or socially, as often happens to family care partners who are closely involved with a person living with dementia.

Family Caregiver Support Group

Family Caregiver Support Group

Monthly Topic 
Building Resilience to Stress for Caregivers
Guest Speaker: Angela Wackerly, Study Coordinator, CAAP Study, UCSF

It Takes Two! A Refreshing Approach to Understanding and Coping With Dementia Behavior

This four week class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.

In It Takes Two!, you will:

  • Learn more about your relative’s ability to understand and communicate.
  • Learn new skills to handle troubling behavior.
  • Feel more confident and positive about your caregiving role.

It Takes Two! A Refreshing Approach to Understanding and Coping With Dementia Behavior

This four-week class offers new skills and tools for family caregivers
who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.

In It Takes Two!, you will

  • learn more about your relative’s ability to understand and communicate.
  • learn new skills to handle troubling behavior.
  • feel more confident and positive about your caregiving role.

Family Caregiver Education Series

The City of Fremont Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a series of eight educational workshops designed to provide training, education, support, and resources for Family Caregivers of the Tri-City.

General Caregiver Support Group in Alameda County

Join FCA for an ongoing monthly support group for
family caregivers on the third Wednesday of each month.

To register and for more information: Please contact Amanda Hartrey, LMFT, Family Caregiver Alliance at 415-434-3388 ext. 334 or email [email protected]

Please call to register before going to this support group.

Communicating and Advocating With Medical Professionals

Navigating our health care system for the first time can be a daunting experience, often leaving family caregivers confused and frustrated by an unsympathetic and bureaucratic system. This workshop will help to clarify the current realities of the health care experience for caregivers. Participants will learn to use effective communication techniques, and powerful communication tools to be a better advocate for the person for whom they are caring with health care professionals.

General Caregiver Support Group in Alameda County

Join FCA for an ongoing monthly support group for
family caregivers on the third Wednesday of each month.

To register and for more information: Please contact Amanda Hartrey, LMFT, Family Caregiver Alliance at 415-434-3388 ext. 334 or email [email protected]

Please call to register before going to this support group.

General Caregiver Support Group in Alameda County

Join FCA for an ongoing monthly support group for
family caregivers on the third Wednesday of each month.

To register and for more information: Please contact Amanda Hartrey, LMFT, Family Caregiver Alliance at 415-434-3388 ext. 334 or email [email protected]

Please call to register before going to this support group.

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