Presentations, Workshops, & Free Programs

Please remember - it is important for you to RSVP if you are going to attend these free events.  We need a minimum number of people and events can be cancelled if there is not enough interest; i.e., not enough RSVPs.  So, we ask you to please call and let us know if you plan to attend. Otherwise, you may show up and discover the event has been cancelled.
Alzheimer's Disease Workshop Series
Tuesday, Jan. 16 and Feb. 20 | 3:00 p.m. | FREE!
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. Presented by Donna True from the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter. RSVP to 772.223.7800. Complimentary respite care is available, but must be secured in advance by contacting Crystal Collier, Adult Day Club Program Manager, at 772.223.7843 or cecollier@kanecenter.org. 
 
Tuesday, Jan.16th—Dementia Conversations
Tuesday, Feb. 20th—Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
 
Will Reviews
Thursday, Jan. 18 and Feb. 8 | By Appt. | FREE!
The Kane Center is offering free will reviews. Confidential reviews are approximately 30 minutes in length. Participants should bring copies of their wills, codicils, powers of attorney and other pertinent legal documents to the appointment. Attorneys in attendance listed below. Appointments must be scheduled in advance by calling 772.223.7800.
 
Thursday, Jan. 11—Robert A. Shaffer, Attorney at Law
Thursday, Feb. 8—Donna R. McMillan, Attorney at Law
 
How Do We Hear?
Thursday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m. | FREE!
Understand Basics of Hearing and Hearing Loss. Do you know the top causes of hearing loss? Understand the basics of hearing and hearing loss and the physical changes that occur in the ear that lead to difficulty understanding noise. Identify if you, or someone you know is experiencing hearing loss. Join Dr. Michael Mackinnon, AUD, CCC-A of HEAR Mobile Services as he explores and educates you on the science of hearing. RSVP: 772.223.7800.
 
Memory Screenings
Thursday, Jan. 25; Friday, Feb. 16 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 | By Appointment | FREE!
Screenings are performed by a representative from Brain Matters Research, a leading Alzheimer’s disease research facility located in Delray Beach. Each screening takes approximately 20 minutes. Participants will be asked questions regarding language, attention, recollecting events, and more. Appointments must be scheduled in advance by calling 772.223.7800.
 
Long Term Care Options
Thursday, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22 from 2-4 p.m. | FREE!
Presented by Pelican Financial, Inc. 70% of people over the age of 65 will need long-term care. 56% of long-term care is home health care. Are you prepared for long-term health needs? Learn the cost of long-term care and how it will effect you and your heirs. RSVP: 772.223.7800.
 
Take Charge of Your Retirement
Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. | FREE!
A special presentation on optimizing Social Security benefits. Learn about strategies that could make your retirement even more rewarding. Hosted by Mike Tommeraas, Financial Advisor for Feiretag Financial Group. RSVP: 772.223.7800.
 
Estate Planning Options
Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 1:30 p.m. | FREE!
Join Shaun W. Wiedrick, Esq, for an informative presentation that will include topics such as: wills, trusts and long term care options. RSVP: 772.223.7800.
 
The Virtual Dementia Tour®
Wednesday, Jan. 31 | By Appt. | FREE!
Senior Helpers of the Treasure Coast and Second Wind Dreams present The Virtual Dementia Tour, Your Window to Their World. Open yourself to experiencing the world around you in a completely different way and gain a clear perspective into the daily lives of those with dementia. This sensitivity training program enables participants to gain a greater understanding of dementia and shift their thinking from fear to action. The experience takes approximately 25 minutes. Reserve your space by calling 772.463.1112.
 
Sugar Busters: Diabetes Support Group
Monday, Feb. 5 at 4:30 p.m. | FREE!
Designed for individuals with diabetes, their family members or caregivers, this group offers tools to help understand and manage the disease. With a focus on fitness and staying healthy at home, you are sure to walk away with a wealth of information. Join us as we share with you how to get off of the sugar rollercoaster!
 
 Monday, Feb. 5—How can I plan friendly meals and snacks? 
 
Educational Hearing Loss Seminar
Thursday, Feb. 8 from 1-4 p.m. | FREE!
Presented by Professional Audiology Associates. Hearing Aid Specialist Don Korwek and Patient Care Coordinator Cindy Holder will provide insights about hearing loss. Light refreshments will be available. Complimentary hearing screenings will be held after the seminar from 2-4 p.m. Hearing screenings must be booked in advance by calling 772.223.7800.
 
Legal Advice from Gregory G. Keane, Esq.
Thursday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. | FREE!
Gregory Keane, Esq. is a Florida Bar Board Certified Attorney in wills, trusts, estate planning and tax law. Planning for the future is the best way to avoid unnecessary problems. Gregory Keane will be here to share his expertise and answer your questions on health care directives and Medicaid asset protection planning for your spouse and children without spending down your assets. Medicare does not pay for long-term care; only Medicaid. Come with your questions ready! RSVP: 772.223.7800.
 
Medicare Basics Presentation
Monday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. | FREE!
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs will be holding a free Medicare basics presentation. Topics that will be discussed include: Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Prescription drug Coverage, Medicare Supplement Insurance Policies and Medicare Prescription Drug Low-income Subsidy. A question and answer period will follow. RSVP 772.223.7800.
 
Long Term Care Planning Educational Workshop
Thursday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. | FREE!
Get educated about long term care; it’s never too late. Answer some key questions, including: When is it too late for long term care insurance? How can I protect my savings? What if I run out of money? How can I protect my family/spouse? Presented by Mindie Molina, CLTC, of Complete Retirement Group. RSVP: 772.223.7800.
 
Power Through Parkinson's: Tools for Today to Prepare for Tomorrow
Friday, March 2 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | FREE!
First Annual Educational Symposium for Individuals with Parkinson's Disease, Healthcare Professionals, Caregivers and Families. Featuring a keynote address from Dr. Arif Dalvi, MD, MBA from the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program at the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute. The program also includes a panel discussion of treatments and best practices and personal testimonials from individuals living with Parkinson's. A complimentary luncheon will be served. Sponsored by: Symphony at Stuart, Healthsouth, Senior Helpers, American Parkinson Disease Association, Elite Home Health Services, MorseLife Health System, LifeCare Therapy Services and Martin Health System. Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7800.
 
Love is Listening: A Special Seminar from Michael Verde
Wednesday, March 7 from 2-4 p.m. | FREE!
Award-winning educator, author and founder of Memory Bridge, Michael Verde, returns to the Treasure Coast to present Love is Listening, sharing a groundbreaking communication approach to dementia care. Learn ways to tap into depths of memory that dementia does not erase. Healthcare professionals, family, friends and caregivers of individuals with dementia are invited to attend. Sponsored by Wilmington Trust. Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7800.
 

Spotlights

Openings Now Available in Our Adult Day Club!

Openings are now available in our Adult Day Club.  To learn more or schedule a personal tour, call 772-223-7843 today!

Kane House Calls - Bringing Quality Medical Care Home to You!

If it's difficult for you to get to the doctor, the Day Medical Center will send a team member to you. Our House Calls program is now available for those who qualify.  
 
Call 772-223-7864 to learn more!