Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events

Virtual Dementia Tour® | Wednesday, January 30th | By Appointment | FREE!

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.


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] 

The Senior Gems® Workshop Series | Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 | 3-4:30 p.m. | FREE!

Your Guide to Providing Care and Support to Individuals with Dementia. This three-part educational event, presented by Senior Helpers of the Treasure Coast, is based on programs developed by dementia expert Teepa Snow. The workshop series focuses on understanding the various types and stages of dementia-related disorders and how to provide the best care and support for individuals with dementia. Workshop topics are: Recognizing & Understanding the Progression of Dementia; Positive & Effective Strategies for Dementia Care; and Techniques for Successful Dementia Care Interactions. Reserve your space by calling 772.463.1112. Complimentary respite care will be available but must be arranged in advance by calling 772.223.7843.

Refreshments will be provided by Elite Home Care.

Power Through Parkinson’s | Friday, February 8th | 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. | FREE!

Join us for the Kane Center’s second annual Parkinson’s symposium. Featuring a keynote address from Dr. Arif Dalvi, MD, MBA of the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program at the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute. Crystal Collier, the Director of Adult Day Health Services, will present the new PD Mind & Movement program recently launched at the Kane Center. In addition, local Parkinson’s experts will speak about such topics as the SPEAK OUT program and Parkinson’s-specific physical therapy. Complimentary lunch will be served. Event admission is free, but you must reserve your space in advance by calling 772.223.7800.

Support Groups

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

Monday, January 7—4-5 pm—Registered Dietitian, Nutrition and Meal Planning

Monday, February 4—4-5 pm—RN/Certified Diabetes Instructor, The Basics of Diabetes & Diabetes Management

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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