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 November 2018…
Wednesday, November 7, 10:00-11:00am
“Working After Retirement”
Program: Over the course of our lives, we spend a lot of our time and energy in the workplace. For many older adults, retirement is something they have been working toward for a long time. Others may need to work past the traditional retirement age out of financial necessity. There are many benefits to working after retirement and older adults still have a lot to give to society and their communities. Learn about opportunities for paid and volunteer work after retirement.
Tuesday, November 13, 11:00am-12:00pm
“Live Chat: Caregiving for the Holidays”
Program: We will talk about caring for your loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia over the holiday season. Some topics this chat may cover include:
• Purposeful and engaging holiday activities
• Addressing stress and strain that can arise during this season
• Navigating family issues and concerns
• Resources that can help
We will take live questions during the chat, or feel free to send them in ahead of time to livechat@homeinstead.
Presented by: Help for Alzheimer’s Families
Tuesday, November 13, 11:30am-12:30pm
Program: Learn about past and current models of grief, actions for coping with grief, the concepts of anticipatory grief, and core processes in managing grief. An overview of how beliefs and practices impact the process of grieving and a model of the bereavement process is presented for assisting individuals who are coping with anticipatory grief.
Presenter: Dr. William (Bill) Hoy, DMin, FT
Presented by Alzheimer’s Orange County
Thursday, November 15, 10:00-11:00am
“Hoarding Disorder in the Older American Population and Ways to Help”
Program: During this presentation our presenter will review hoarding among the older adult population. She will explain the clinical overview of hoarding disorder and its impact. In addition, what contributes to hoarding along with current treatment options and strategies to help the person living with Hoarding Disorder.
Presenter: Chia-Ying Chou, PhD, licensed psychologist in California who studies and treats Hoarding Disorder
Presented by: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Tuesday, November 20, 10:00-11:00am
“Ask the Expert Webinar: How to Stay Safe and in Your Home for Longer”
Program: By the age of 85, one in three seniors will live in a care facility. What can we do to keep our elderly family members safe and in their home longer? Our presenter will detail his research on these topics.
Presenter: Roger Wong, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FCAHS; Executive Dean, Education, University of BC and Clinical Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine.
Presented by: Parkinson Society British Columbia
Wednesday, November 21, 9:00-10:00am
“Music and Parkinson’s”
Program: This webinar will provide an overview of gait-related symptoms in Parkinson’s and current research on how auditory cues influence walking patterns. Emily will discuss how different types of auditory cues produce positive vs. negative changes in gait and how this may be related to individual differences among users. Strategies for implementing auditory cues in day-to-day activities for better mobility will be discussed.
Presenter: To be advised at time of presentation
Presented by: Parkinson Society of Southwestern Ontario