Many caregivers cannot leave home due to caregiving responsibilities. You can participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home. Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to caregivers in November 2016…
Saturday, November 5, 2016 9:00am-3:00pm
“11th Annual HOPE Conference”
Program: Our speakers will offer some of the latest information on Parkinson’s research and inspire you and your family through your journey with PD. You can enjoy the program from the comfort of home.
Presented by the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation
Presenters: Please see the speaker list and agenda
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 10:00-11:00am
“Parkinson’s Disease: Financial, Legal and Medical Planning Tips for Care Partners”
Program: How can you and your loved one with Parkinson’s plan for the future? Parkinson’s disease can require planning for both long- and short-term costs of medication, home adaptations, insurance, estate planning documents and other health care related needs. Learn practical tips as related to estate and financial planning by joining this webinar.
Presented by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Presenter: Martin M. Shenkman, C.P.A., M.B.A., P.F.S., A.E.P., J.D., Founder, Shenkman Law
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 9:00-10:00am
“Making the Most of Your Time with Your Parkinson’s Doctor”
Program: Most Parkinson’s patients only see their doctor a few times a year. Visits tend to be short and leave limited time to discuss symptoms and ask questions. This webinar will focus on helping you and your loved one make the most of your visit with your neurologist or movement disorder specialist including: how to prepare for an appointment, what questions to ask and how to foster communication with your doctor.
Presented by Partners in Parkinson’s
Moderator: Dave Iverson. Presenters to be advised at time of webcast.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10:00-11:00am
“Alzheimer’s and Wandering”
Program: Wandering is a significant issue for people living with Alzheimer’s disease (and other dementias), and their loved ones. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, three of five people with Alzheimer’s disease will wander, and up to half will suffer serious injury or death If not found within 24 hours. Attend this webinar to learn the facts about wandering and what families need to know, identify the triggers for wandering and learn more about potentially life-saving solutions.
Presenter: Lakelyn Hogan, Caregiver Advocate, <link>Home Instead Senior Care
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 11:00am-12:00pm
“Palliative Care 101-What is it? Who needs it? Why is it important? Where do we get it?’
Program: In this webinar, participants will get an in-depth explanation of what palliative care really means, why it is so important, and what family caregivers need to know about it. The webinar will also address some of the common myths and misconceptions about palliative care, why palliative care can play an important role in caring for a person with dementia, and the value of advance care planning.
Presented by Family Caregiver Alliance
Presenter: Judith Redwing Keyssar
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 9:00-10:00am
“Three Healing Meditations”
Program: Already stressed out by your caregiving duties and the demands of the holiday season? Denise will lead you through three meditations which will help you heal your emotional huts. The goal is for you to simply relax.
Presented by Caregiving.com
Presenter: Denise Brown