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WorkLife: Elder Care Initiative - Spring 2006 (via ITV)


Workshops

Description

Family Caregiving Strategies
Tuesday, October 4
12:00-1:00
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag

A good starting point for working adults who provide care for aging family members. New roles and responsibilities can be overwhelming. Learn about resources, strategies, and insights that can help maintain everyone's dignity and connectedness.
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Financial and Legal Issues
Thursday, Nov 17
12:00-1:00pm
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag
Power of attorney, specialized insurance, and other thorny issues are best explored sooner than later. Advance information on financial and legal issues can ease the crises of aging.
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Critical Conversations
Thursday, December 15
12:00-1:00
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag

Helping an elder age well involves talk about family team work, senior driving, health, independence, even dying. Good communication strategies help families build cooperation, develop work plans, and make decisions.
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Dementia and Memory Loss
Tuesday, Feb 21
12:00 - 1:00
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag
Many elders remain alert, yet most fear the loss of memory and reason above all else. Their families do, too. Learn about memory loss symptoms and complexities.
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Housing Decisions
Tuesday, Mar 14
12:00 - 1:00
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag
Housing decisions take on new dimensions as seniors age. Learn the pros, cons, and finances of staying at home, independent senior housing, home services, assisted living, and nursing homes.
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Cooperative Caregiving
Thursday, Apr 6
12:00 - 1:00
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag
Adult siblings and other caregivers must often find new common ground in caring for a parent or elderly loved one. Scout this territory of common conflicts, possible resolutions, and criteria for family satisfaction.
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Community Resources
Tuesday, May 16
12:00 - 1:00
173 Kirby Plaza
Brown Bag
Needs change continually as we age. Whether you are near or far from your elder, community resources can make life better. Explore service availability, costs, and benefits.

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