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 is a webinar that be of interest to caregivers in July 2018…
Tuesday, July 10, 11:30am-12:30pm
“Successful Mealtime Strategies for Dementia-Caregivers”
Program: Learn how the symptoms of dementia can impact the ability to eat, drink and maintain previous mealtime habits. Learn the consequences of inadequate nutrition and hydration for people living with dementia. Techniques will be provided for how caregivers can help improve mealtimes, overcome eating difficulties and promote independence and dignity for individuals with dementia.
Presenter: Kim Bailey, MS, Gerontology. Programs and Education Specialist at Alzheimer’s Orange County
No archive available
Wednesday, July 11, 10:00-11:00am
Program: As the number of prescription medications an older person takes increases, so do the challenges with medication management and potential health risks. Register for this webinar to discover the ways medication can jeopardize an older adult’s health and independence. Learn about solutions that can help families and their older loved ones pinpoint potential threats and start conversations that can lead to effective solutions.
Presenter: Lakelyn Hogan gerontologist and caregiver advocate for Home Instead Senior Care
Tuesday, July 24, 10:00-11:00am
“Transitioning with Resilience”
Program: Aging should not be about going into cruse mode but instead be about rigorous reinvention and growth. People avoid the three vital transitions-Wake-up, Tune-up and Stand-up- that will help them to find and-or maintain a sense of meaning and purpose, together with social connection and support. Participants will learn the four elements of building resilience, learn the four predictable steps of the transition process; identify behaviors that reflect denying and resisting change; and, create a personal resilience practice
Presenter: Cynthia Scott PhD, change navigator
Presented by: Corps of Accomplished Professionals (CAPS)
Attend the webinar to learn if an archived version will be made available