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Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events

HUGS Community Training | Tuesday, January 14th | Tuesday, February 11th | 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].

Brain Games Tournament | Wednesday, January 29th | Wednesday, February 26th | 2:30 to 5 p.m. | FREE!

The Memory Enhancement Center is hosting a Brain Games Tournament! Compete in mental agility exercises, brain fitness events and more! Prizes (and bragging rights) for the winners. Are you up for the challenge? Registration is required. Call Crystal Collier at 772.223.7843.

Teepa Snow: Managing Behaviors, Starting with Yourself | Wednesday, January 22nd | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. | FREE!

World-renowned dementia care expert, Teepa Snow, is returning to the Kane Center! This seminar is a must-see for caregivers, health care professionals and senior advocates. On-site respite care is available but must be requested in advance. Seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Presented by Senior Helpers. Additional sponsorship support provided by Trilogy Healthcare and Addington Place of Stuart. Register by calling Senior Helpers at 772.463.1112.

Advice from the Experts | Wednesday, February 12th | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | FREE!

Dr. Emmet Kenney, MD, PhD, Medical Director for the Day Medical Center, and Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW, Vice President of Provider Relations for Wellmed host a joint presentation and Q&A session.

Know Your Body
“How to Define a Medical Emergency—and How to Avoid One in the First Place”
-Dr. Emmet Kenney

Feed Your Spirit
“Easy Tips to Enjoying the Golden Years—Challenges and All”

Sponsored by Nightingale Private Care Inc. RSVP to 772.223.7800. 

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.

2020 Schedule:
January 22, February 26, March 25, April 22, May 27, June 24

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!

Monday, January 6th - Registered Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator, Basics of Diabetes

Monday, February 3rd - Registered Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator, Managing Diabetes: Strategy and Problem Solving

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.

Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Caregiver Support Group
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month; 2:30-4 p.m.

No RSVP is required. The goals of this group are to provide the latest information on the types of FTD, scientific and caregiver FTD conferences, and FTD research. The group also shares information about what the AFTD national organization and local resources can provide. For more information, contact Madrienne Crow, 772-382-9805 or [email protected].

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