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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.

Next Session: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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.

 

Grupo de Apoyo en Espanol (Monthly Spanish Support Group)

Usted esta Invitado al…    
Grupo de Apoyo en Español

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

Para mas información:

Por favor llame a
Crystal Madriles​
(415) 434-3388 ext. 317

Educational and Respite Retreat in Menlo Park

You are invited to join us for a free one-day retreat designed especially for you, the family caregiver. Learn about caregiver self-care and stress management, participate in therapeutic group activities, network and share your experiences with fellow caregivers, and enjoy a catered breakfast and lunch.

Pre-registration is required. Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate professionals caregivers at this event.

There Must be a Better Way Than This!

A Special One Day Class for Dementia Caregivers

At this class, you’ll learn tips and strategies for understanding and communicating with someone affected by dementia. You’ll also 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.

To register: Contact Amanda Hartrey at (415) 434-3388 ext. 334. Feel free to leave a message with your name, number, and the name of this class. 

Being Mortal: Film Screeing and End-of-Life Panel Discussion

A FREE Screening of the PBS Frontline film on terminal illness & final choices, based on the bestselling book by Dr. Atul Gawande.

 
A panel discussion will be held after the screening of the film, with end-of-life experts from the Asian, Southeast Asian and Hispanic communities.
 
Panelists:
Sophie Horiuchi-Forrester, MAConsultant AND Former Executive Director of Yu-Ai Kai Japanese American Community Senior Service of San Jose

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.

Next Session: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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.

 

Grupo de Apoyo en Espanol (Monthly Spanish Support Group)

Usted esta Invitado al…    
Grupo de Apoyo en Español

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

Para mas información:

Por favor llame a
Crystal Madriles​
(415) 434-3388 ext. 317

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.

Next Session: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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.

 

Grupo de Apoyo en Espanol (Monthly Spanish Support Group)

Usted esta Invitado al…    
Grupo de Apoyo en Español

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

Para mas información:

Por favor llame a
Hilda Uribe-Escobar, MPH
(415) 434-3388 ext. 319

Loving Dementia Care: Learning the Skills you Need to Succeed

Topics include
• Overview of dementia
• Management of physical symptoms
• Management of behavioral symptoms
• Communication strategies
• Treatment options
• Coping as a caregiver

Bring your questions and cases and enjoy a chance to collaborate with others about the challenging care of patients with dementia

A certificate of completion will be provided: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12980 for 6 contact hours

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