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  • Thu
    15
    Sep
    2016

    Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group

    5:15 – 6:30pm

    Kadamba Tree Foundation

    1875 Connecticut Ave., NW (WeWork Entrance),Washington, DC 20009


    Meets on the third Wednesday of every month

    Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alzheimers-association-caregiver-support-group-tickets-18619520487 or alzgroup@kadambatree.org

    Presented by: Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area Chapter

    Build a support system with people who understand.

    Alzheimer’s Association® caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to:

    • Develop a support system.

    • Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions.

    • Talk through issues and ways of coping.

    • Share feelings, needs and concerns.

    • Learn about community resources.

    Visit http://www.alz.org/nca/ to learn more about caregiver programs and resources. To further extend your network of support, visit ALZConnected®, the Alzheimer’s Association’s online community, at alzconnected.org.

    Alzheimer’s Association Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

  • Fri
    16
    Sep
    2016

    2016 Fall Lifespan Respite Caregivers Conference: Educating, Empowering, and Supporting Family Caregivers

    8:30am – 3:30pm

    R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center
    2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE

    Washington, D.C. 20032


    Fall 2016 Caregiver ConferenceJoin Kadamba Tree Foundation and the DC Office on Aging for the 2016 Fall Caregiver Conference: Educating, Empowering, and Supporting Family Caregivers.

    This free conference is open to area family caregivers who help care for aging loved ones and loved ones with long-term illnesses and disabilities. Respite provided for qualifying caregivers.*

    Participants may choose to attend morning and/or afternoon workshops, including two workshops from the Rosalyn Carter Institute’s acclaimed “Caring for You, Caring for Me” program:

    Building Cooperative Relationships on the Care Team (Morning Session):

    This interactive workshop will focus on understanding and building cooperative relationships between members of the care team. Participants will discover strategies for working together to reduce some of the frustrations and barriers they face in their caregiving roles. (Both professional and family caregivers are welcome to attend.)

    Problem Solving for Caregivers (Afternoon Session):

    This interactive workshop will explore common problems faced by caregivers. Participants will learn how to use, as well as practice implementing, a problem solving model designed for caregivers.

    Additional workshop topics include:

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Behavioral Symptoms Management Training
    The Working Caregiver
    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
    Elder Abuse and Caregiving
    Caregiving for the LGBTQ Community
    Caregiving for Veterans

    *To register or for additional information, contact Linda Irizarry at (202) 535-1422 or email Linda.Irizarry@dc.gov.


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