Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events

HUGS Community Training | Tuesday, September 17 or Wednesday, October 9 | 3 to 5 p.m. | FREE!

Join Donna True, LCSW, for a special training to become certified as a dementia friendly resident! Martin County HUGS is an initiative to create a community of dementia friendly businesses, citizens, hospitals, governments, first responders and agencies where those living with dementia and their caregivers can be acknowledged and treated with respect and dignity. Register: 772-340-6087 or [email protected].

Coffee for Caregivers | Every 4th Wednesday | 9 to 10:30 a.m. | FREE!

A free, informal gathering for family caregivers to connect with one another and with the experts at the Kane Center. Enjoy coffee and light refreshments. Complimentary respite care is available, but must be scheduled in advance by calling 772.223.7843. Event is for family caregivers only. No professionals please. RSVP to 772.223.7843.

2019 Schedule:
July 24, August 28,  September 25, October 23
No gatherings in November and December due to the holiday season.


Six-Month Educational Workshop

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 the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter. 
RSVP to 772.223.7800.

June 18 - Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

July 16 - Know the 10 Warning Signs 

August 20 - The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

September 17 - Dementia Conversations

October 15 - Effective Communication Strategies

November 19 - Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

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 [email protected]

Support Groups

Sugar Busters: Diabetes Support Group | 1st Monday of each month

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!


Caregiver Support Groups are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Morning Session | 10:30 a.m.-Noon | Focus on Caring for a Frail Senior
Afternoon Session | 3:30-5 p.m. | Focus on Adult Children Caring for their Aging Parents

No RSVP is required. Complimentary respite care is available, but must be pre-arranged by contacting 772.223.7843 or [email protected] For more information about Caregiver Support Groups, contact Donna True at 772.223.7879 or [email protected] | Laura Zel Kremer at 561.386.7829 or [email protected] Funded by the Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging.

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