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Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events

Teepa Snow: Changing “Resistance to Care” to “Participation in Care” | Monday, March 4th | 9 to 11 a.m. | FREE!

World-renowned dementia care expert, Teepa Snow, is returning to the Kane Center! Join us for a light breakfast and a special presentation by one of the leading minds in dementia care. This seminar is a must-see for caregivers, health care professionals and senior advocates. On-site respite care is available but must be arranged in advance by calling 772-223-7843. Seating is limited. Presented by Senior Helpers. Refreshments sponsored by Allegro Inspired Senior Living. Register by calling Senior Helpers at 772.463.1112.

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE WORKSHOP SERIES

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.

October 16 - Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

November 13 - Know the 10 Warning Signs 

December 18 - The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

January 15 - Dementia Conversations

February 19 - Effective Communication Strategies

March 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] 

5th Annual Family Caregiver Workshop | Friday, April 5th | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | FREE!

The Spring Training theme returns for our 5th Annual Family Caregiver Workshop. Join us for a day of best-in-class caregiver education so you can have a “Winning Season” this year and for many more to come. Featuring an array of hands-on activities and lectures that focus on providing practical everyday tools and strategies to help caregivers navigate the difficult terrain of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Includes complimentary lunch and refreshments. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7800. Respite care will also be offered at no cost, but must be arranged in advance by calling 772.223.7843.

Sponsored by: Allegro Inspired Senior Living, Elite Home Health Services, LifeCare Therapy Services, Senior Helpers, Morselife Health System (Sponsors confirmed as of February 13th.)

Support Groups

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

Monday, March 4—4-5 pm—Pharmacist, Diabetes Medication Management

Monday, April 1—4-5 pm—Audrey Burzynksi, Tai Chi and Exercises to Improve Balance

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!

Support Group for Individuals with a Memory Disorder
1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month | 10:30-11:30 a.m.

This group is designed for individuals with mild memory loss due to Early Stage Alzheimer’s or a related disorder. Meet others in similar situations and share strategies for living with a cognitive impairment. Groups are led by compassionate, professional facilitators. Prescreening is required prior to enrollment and receiving group meeting details. Contact Crystal Collier at 772-223-7843 for prescreening. Please contact Crystal Collier 772-223-7843 for prescreening.

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 561.209.6124 or [email protected] Funded by the Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging.

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