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 day of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free. Here are some webinars that be of interest to caregivers in December 2017…
Wednesday, December 6, 10:00-11:00am
“Loss of Independence and Isolation”
Program: There are common warning signs for when an older adult needs assistance, and ignoring these can result in dependencies that can be avoided. This web seminar focuses on easily identifiable signs that someone needs help, including physical symptoms, mental or emotional changes, attention-deficit signals and environmental clues.
Wednesday, December 13, 11:00am-12:00pm
“Residential Care Options 101”
Program: Many family caregivers come to the realization that a parent or relative can no longer live safely on their own. At this point, families can face difficult decisions. Options include moving a loved one into a residence or facility that offers the care they need. This webinar will provide a basic overview of residential care options to help you make informed decisions.
Five Tip Sheets on Residential Care Options from Family Caregiver Alliance
Presenter: Erial Green, MSW, Caregiver Support Specialist, Sheltering Arms Senior Services, a division of Baker/Ripley in Houston, TX
Presented by: Family Caregiver Alliance