Camp for Caring

A weekend retreat for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, Parkinson’s disease or a related disorder.

The retreat offers outdoor activities, arts and crafts, singing and dancing, low   impact exercises and group games, as well as:

· Two days free of caregiver responsibilities

· A safe environment for campers

· A 24-hour on-site nurse

· Night attendants to provide evening care

· All meals prepared

· Bathing assistance available

Taking Care of SoMEone Else

A dynamic 2-hour workshop for YOU, the caregiver! The caregiving of your family member may extend over many years, and the tendency may be to set your life aside during this time. You are invited to stay open to change, to think about other ways you might be handling your caregiving situation, and how you can take action on YOUR OWN behalf by learning a few tools to help YOU take care of YOU!

I Am Somebody: Dignity in Caregiving

(Bilingual session in English/Japanese)


Speaker: Frances Kakugawa, poet and author of Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver’s Voice 

I Am Somebody: Dignity in Caregiving

Speaker: Frances Kakugawa, poet and author of Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver’s Voice 

As a caregiver for her mom with Alzheimer's Frances Kakugawa used poetry and writing to find solace and cope with daily challenges.  Join this workshop for an inspirational presentation on facing the struggles of caring for someone with memory loss, remembering that you are not alone, and for ideas on using poetry and journaling in your own life. 

Alzheimer's Disease Circle of Care: 10th Annual Conference for Families

This annual education conference is designed to fit the needs of families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. It is also for professionals who would like to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, the challenges and hope for the future.

Featured Topics:

A Panel Discussion On: Financial Elder Exploitation

Sponsored by Tideswell at UCSF and the Institute On Aging

Join us to learn:

Elder Law Workshop

A workshop for Seniors and Family Caregivers


Topics to be covered:


* How long-term care plans work for people with dementia


* Why your current estate plan may not protect your assets if you lose capacity

When Care Comes Home . . . L.A. Caregivers Invited

FCA is alerting caregivers in Los Angeles, California, to an event hosted by one of our corporate partners, Clorox.  Caregivers in the Los Angeles area are invited to join Clorox CareConcepts for a night off with other caregivers . . . cocktails, hors d'ouevres, and pampering activities will be provided,along with a private screening of the caregiving documentary "A Sacred Journey," by Los Angeles-based filmmaker, Ernesto Quintero.


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