Zoom N' Learn: Coping with Alzheimer's
Shannon Johnson - Quaife, PhD will explain methods for gaining support, adapting to your role as your loved one’s illness progresses, managing common caregiving challenges, and practicing good self-care. Virtual classes are available for the following dates. Click below or email [email protected] to register. Zoom Meeting link will be sent to you the day before the class.
Previously Presented: Topics we have presented on in the past are listed below. A video recording can be emailed upon request. Please click link to receive more information.
The following Lunch N' Learn will be evaluated in the next few weeks.
Weekly Telephone Support Group
Looking for guidance about Alzheimer's caregiving? Join Stephen Catoe for a weekly telephone support group beginning Tuesday, April 14th
Meetings on Tuesdays at 1 PM. Click on the date to register.
Conference Call Information will be sent to you the day before.
If you do not have an email or have any questions please call us at 512-241-0420 or [email protected].
ALZ TALK: Ask An Expert Series
Via Zoom Calls at 2-3pm, Wednesdays in May
Join us and be part of a Q/A as we ask experts in the senior community questions we all want the answers to. This is a great opportunity for caregivers to connect with their local providers and expand their education and knowledge on dementia-related topics.
Register for each Zoom call you wish to attend below:
June 3, 2020 - Compassion Fatigue, Visiting Angels Cristen Reven
June 10, 2020 - Medicaid& Elder Law, VeeCee Spear & Keith Leuty Barnett & Leuty PC
June 17, 2020 - VA Caregiver Program, Cory Glasgow, LCSW
June 24, 2020 - Strategies for Caregiver Health and Wellbeing, Dementia Caregivers and the Healthcare System, Thomas Birchfield, MS, LPC & Alan Stevens, Ph.D.
July 8th , 2020- Aphasia & Neurocognitive Disorders, Kristin Schaffer
July 15, 2020 - Developing a Blueprint to Age your way, Debbie Pearson
July 22, 2020 - Understanding Dementia, Kacye Vanderplas & Matt Stanley
July 29, 2020 - Music to Ease Challenges of Dementia, Meredith Hamons
Virtual Alzheimer's 101
This class is intended for anyone wanting to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Disease information, diagnosis and treatment, risk and prevention and coping are some of the topics shared. It is a great class to take prior to attending a caregiver support group and provides a good base of disease knowledge.
Click below to register and a Zoom meeting link will be sent to you the day before the class.
Do you find yourself or know of someone responsible for the care of a family member living with dementia during the uncertain times surrounding COVID-19? Head on over to our Facebook page where we are posting daily resources you can use today! https://www.facebook.com/txalz Activities to do at home with your loved one Resources available locally Creative ways to get things done while practicing social distancing Retailers with senior hours to get much needed shopping done Education that can ease day-to-day interactions with your loved one Home exercises Caregiver tips for stress relief And more!
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