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2015

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  • Sat
    28
    Feb
    2015

    Caring for You, Caring for Me: Accessing and Developing Resources

    10:00am-12:30pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009

    REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED. If you missed it, please sign up here to be notified about future workshops.

     


    A Program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

    A Program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

    Back by popular demand: Caring for You, Caring for Me: Accessing and Developing Resources

    Are you a family caregiver in need of resources and support? Could you use some practical tips for accessing resources effectively? 

    Join us for this free workshop. In just two hours, you’ll:

    • learn practical guidelines and strategies for navigating the “system” of care and services for your loved ones;
    •  develop practical stress management techniques to support your ability to access resources effectively; and
    • find out about the many free health information resources the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s makes available … right at your fingertips.

    Click here for more information about “Caring for You Caring for Me,”  an acclaimed education and support program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, presented by Kadamba Tree Foundation and the NIH’s National Library of Medicine. 

  • Thu
    12
    Mar
    2015

    Lunch & Learn: What It Means to Be a Care Partner

    12:00pm-2pm

    718 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


    Lunch & Learn - Flyer (1)Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come meet others and learn about resources and strategies to help manage it all.

    Network with other caregivers and browse our resource table starting at 12:00. The formal program will begin at 12:30, followed by an opportunity for discussion at 1:30. Feel free to bring your lunch.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

    Eventbrite - Lunch & Learn: What It Means to Be a Care Partner

    This project is funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

     

  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2015

    Monthly Family Caregiving Circle

    6:15pm-7:45pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Support Circle - FlyerDo you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come find social support and discover helpful resources for yourself and your loved one. 

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

    Eventbrite - Monthly Family Caregiving Circle

  • Sat
    28
    Mar
    2015

    Missing Our Mothers: Daughters Remember

    9:30am – 12:00pm

    THIS EVENT IS FULL. (Thanks to all who registered.)

    Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
    500 Seminary Road
    Alexandria, VA 22311


    Roberts_CokieWomen 18 and older are invited to join us for a celebration to honor the memories of our mothers. Emmy Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Cokie Roberts will be the keynote speaker.

    Gather at 9:30 a.m. for the complimentary brunch
    Program starts at 10:00 a.m. to noon

    There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited. REGISTRATION HAS ENDED. NO SEATS AVAILABLE.

    Click here for more information and directions: WDC Mother’s Day Event Flyer.

    Sponsored by VITAS Healthcare and Kadamba Tree Foundation.

  • Thu
    09
    Apr
    2015

    Lunch & Learn: Taking Care of Yourself

    12:00pm-2pm

    718 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


    Lunch & Learn 2 - FlyerDo you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come meet others and learn about resources and strategies to help manage it all.

    Network with other caregivers and browse our resource table starting at 12:00. The formal program will begin at 12:30, followed by an opportunity for discussion at 1:30. Feel free to bring your lunch.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

    Eventbrite - Lunch & Learn: Taking Care of Yourself

    This project is funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

  • Thu
    16
    Apr
    2015

    Monthly Family Caregiving Circle

    6:15pm-7:45pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Support Circle - FlyerDo you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come find social support and discover helpful resources for yourself and your loved one. 

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

    Eventbrite - Monthly Family Caregiving Circle (April)

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2015

    Family Caregivers Forum

    9am-3pm

    Providence Hospital, St. Catherine’s Hall 

    1150 Varnum St., NE

    Washington, DC 20017


    Visit Kadamba Tree Foundation’s resource table at  the Family Caregivers Forum, hosted by the Washington, DC Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.

    Join us for relaxation and stress management techniques and therapies, free health screenings, a veteran/caregiver appreciation ceremony, informative presenters and exhibits. We’ll also present live tutorials on accessing reliable health information online.*

    Open to caregivers, veterans and healthcare providers. Click here for more information: Family Caregivers Forum

    Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-caregivers-forum-tickets-16176247592

    *Kadamba Tree’s live health information tutorials are funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

  • Sun
    19
    Apr
    2015

    Mini Retreat for Family Caregivers

    12:00-4:00pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009


    April Mini-Retreats - Untitled Page

    Welcome spring with tools for empowerment …

    -Meet & share with other family caregivers

    -Topics include what it means to be an effective care partner and taking care of yourself.

    -Receive live tutorials on accessing reliable health information for yourself and your loved ones

    Seating limited. Register here:

    Eventbrite - Mini Retreat for Family Caregivers

    This project is funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

  • Sun
    26
    Apr
    2015

    Mini Retreat for Family Caregivers

    10:00am – 4:00pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC 20009


    April Mini-Retreats - Untitled Page

    Welcome spring with tools for empowerment …

    -Meet & share with other family caregivers

    -Learn communication, stress management, problem-solving & other skills to support caregiving

    -Receive live tutorials on accessing reliable health information for yourself and your loved ones

    Morning Session (10am-12:30pm): Topics include taking care of yourself and building cooperative care teams

    Afternoon Session (1:30pm-4:00pm): Topics include strategies for solving problems and accessing resources

    Seating limited. Register for each session separately:

     
    This project is funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.

  • Thu
    14
    May
    2015

    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    12:30pm-1:30pm

    718 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001


    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    (click to enlarge)

    Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come meet others and learn about resources and strategies to help manage it all. Meets second Thursday of every month.

    Network with other caregivers and browse our resource table starting at 12:15. The formal program will begin at 12:30. Feel free to bring your lunch.

    Register below or call VITAS at 202-414-5415.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare
     

  • Tue
    19
    May
    2015

    Monthly Family Caregiving Circle

    5:30pm-6:45pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Monthly Circle - Flyer (1)Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come find social support and discover helpful resources for yourself and your loved one.  Meets third Tuesday of every month.

    Register below or call VITAS at 202-414-5415.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

     

  • Thu
    09
    Jul
    2015

    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    12:30pm-1:45pm

    Northwest Washington, DC

    (See Eventbrite registration page for address)


     

    Monthly Lunch & Learn - Flyer (1)Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come meet others and learn about resources and strategies to help manage it all. Meets second Thursday of every month.

    Network with other caregivers and browse our resource table starting at 12:15. The formal program will begin at 12:30. Feel free to bring your lunch.

    Register below or call 202-480-9386 (please leave your name, number and the date you’d like to attend).

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare
     

  • Tue
    21
    Jul
    2015

    Monthly Family Caregiving Circle

    5:30pm-6:45pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Monthly Circle - Flyer (2)Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come find social support and discover helpful resources for yourself and your loved one.  Meets third Tuesday of every month.

    Register below or call VITAS at 202-480-9386 (leave your name, number and the date you wish to attend).

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

     

  • Thu
    10
    Sep
    2015

    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    12:30pm-1:45pm

    WeWork, 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20009


    Monthly Lunch & LearnDo you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come meet others and learn about resources and strategies to help manage it all.

    Feel free to bring your lunch.

    September Speaker: Chaplain Roberta White, M.Div.of VITAS Healthcare  will lead a discussion about Hospice As a Philosophy of Care and Finding Support When Caregiving Ends. More details: http://bit.ly/1K2VKrB

    October Speaker: To Be Announced

    November Speakers: Sue Collins, R.N. and Nancy Taylor Robson, authors of OK Now What? A Caregiver’s Guide to What Matters, will discuss practical tips for coping with caregiving challenges.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

     

  • Tue
    15
    Sep
    2015

    Monthly Caregiver Café

    5:30-6:45

    WeWork, 1875 Connecticut Ave. 10th Fl., NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    Your table is ready at the Caregiver Café.

    Meet other caregivers in an informal setting for a guided “table talk.”
    Your host will present a topic for personal reflection and small group discussion.
    Monthly topics are often complemented with a special guest presentation and Q&A with an expert.

    Monthly Table Talk Topics:

    September: Legal Planning for Family & Friend Caregivers with Melissa A. Wu, Esq. Click here for more details: http://bit.ly/1JPfvS2

    Hosted in partnership with VITAS Healthcare
     
     
     

  • Thu
    08
    Oct
    2015

    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    12:30pm-1:45pm

    WeWork, 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20009


    Monthly Lunch & LearnDo you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    You’re not alone.

    Come meet others and learn about resources and strategies to help manage it all.

    Feel free to bring your lunch.

    October Speaker: VITAS Healthcare joins us again as we explore “Navigating Caregiving Transitions: Finding Your Way When Care Begins, Changes or Ends.” More details: http://bit.ly/1iAzE5f.

    November Speakers: Sue Collins, R.N. and Nancy Taylor Robson, authors of OK Now What? A Caregiver’s Guide to What Matters, will discuss practical tips for coping with caregiving challenges.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare
     
     

  • Tue
    20
    Oct
    2015

    Monthly Caregiver Café

    5:30-6:45 pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. 10th Fl. (WeWork entrance), NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    Your table is ready at the Caregiver Café.

    Meet other caregivers in an informal setting for a guided “table talk.”
    Your host will present a topic for personal reflection and small group discussion.
    Monthly topics are often complemented with a special guest presentation and Q&A with an expert.

    Monthly Table Talk Topics:

    October: “Addressing the Care Needs of Your Aging Loved One” – a table talk with Andrew Heck, Psy.D., ABPP, clinical geropsychologist and founder of GeroPartners, LLC, and Laurie Blackman, LGSW, Assistant Dir. of the Howard University School of Social Work’s Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center                                                              More details: http://wp.me/P2KO82-Iq

    November: “Legal Planning for Family & Friend Caregivers” – with Melissa A. Wu, Esq., member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.                                More details: http://wp.me/a2KO82-In

    December: To Be Announced

     

  • Thu
    12
    Nov
    2015

    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    12:30pm-1:45pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, 10th Fl. (WeWork entrance) Washington, DC 20009


    November Lunch & LearnDo you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    Join us for an interactive discussion about “The Invisible Caregiver” with Sue Collins, R.N. and Nancy Taylor Robson, authors of “OK Now What? A Caregiver’s Guide to What Matters.”

    Come meet others and learn how caregivers can avoid disappearing in the patient care system.

    Feel free to bring your lunch or have a slice of pizza on us.

    Seating is limited, so register below.

    December Speaker: To Be Announced

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

  • Tue
    17
    Nov
    2015

    NIH Caregiver Day

    11:00am – 2pm

    NIH Clinical Center
    Hatfield Building, 7th Floor CRC
    Bethesda, MD 


    NIHThe National Institutes of Health sponsors this annual informational fair & expo featuring representatives from local and national caregiver resource organizations. Kadamba Tree is proud to once again participate in this event. 

     

    More information: http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/wecare/events/2015caregiverday.html.

  • Tue
    17
    Nov
    2015

    Monthly Caregiver Café

    5:30-6:45 pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. 10th Fl. (WeWork entrance), NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    Your table is ready at the Caregiver Café.

    Meet other caregivers in an informal setting for a guided “table talk.”
    Your host will present a topic for personal reflection and small group discussion.
    Monthly topics are often complemented with a special guest presentation and Q&A with an expert.

    Monthly Table Talk Topics:

    November: “Legal Planning for Family & Friend Caregivers” – with Melissa A. Wu, Esq., member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. 

    December: To Be Announced

     

  • Wed
    18
    Nov
    2015

    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

  • Thu
    10
    Dec
    2015

    Monthly Lunch & Learn

    12:30pm-1:45pm

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


    Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    Come meet others and get useful tips and information.

    Feel free to bring your lunch. We’ll provide light snacks and dessert.

    Seating is limited, so register below.

    December Speaker: Kadamba Tree and friends will lead a timely discusion on stress management to help you “Keep Calm & Blossom On” this holiday season.

    Presented in partnership with VITAS Healthcare

  • Tue
    15
    Dec
    2015

    Monthly Caregiver Café

    5:30-6:45 pm

    1875 Connecticut Ave. 10th Fl. (WeWork entrance), NW, Washington, DC 20009


    Do you provide hands-on care, emotional, financial or other support to a loved one with a long-term illness or disability?

    Your table is ready at the Caregiver Café.

    Meet other caregivers in an informal setting for a guided “table talk.”
    Your host will present a topic for personal reflection and small group discussion.
    Monthly topics are often complemented with a special guest presentation and Q&A with an expert.

    Monthly Table Talk Topics:

    December: Join us for some holiday cheer and pick up a few coping strategies for the season.

     

  • Wed
    16
    Dec
    2015

    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