Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events


Six-Month Educational Workshop

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. Presented by Donna True from the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter. 
RSVP to 772.223.7800.

June 19Effective Communication Strategies
July 17Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Complimentary respite care is available, but must be secured in advance by contacting Crystal Collier, Adult Day Club Program Manager, at 772.223.7843 or [email protected] 

Brain Olympics! | Saturday, June 16th | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | FREE!

Join us for the 2018 Brain Olympics! June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, so let’s work out those brains (and bodies) with chess, trivia, tai chi and more. You could be a gold medalist! Game directors are Dr. Arif Dalvi, neurologist with Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute; Dr. Corinne Lasmezas, graduate program professor with Scripps Institute; and Donna True, LCSW with the Alzheimer’s Association. Light lunch will be served. Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7800.

Sponsored by: Elder Home Care Services, Aycock Funeral Homes and Stuart Lodge.

Support Groups

Sugar Busters: Diabetes Support Group | 1st Monday of each month | 4:30 p.m.

Monday, May 7—When should I go to the Emergency Room?

Monday, June 4—How do I make diabetic-friendly snacks?

Designed for individuals with diabetes, their family members or caregivers, this group offers tools to help understand and manage the disease. With a focus on fitness and staying healthy at home, you are sure to walk away with a wealth of information. Join us as we share with you how to get off of the sugar rollercoaster!

Support Group for Individuals with a Memory Disorder
1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month | 10:30-11:30 a.m.

This group is designed for individuals with mild memory loss due to Early Stage Alzheimer’s or a related disorder. Meet others in similar situations and share strategies for living with a cognitive impairment. Groups are led by compassionate, professional facilitators. Prescreening is required prior to enrollment and receiving group meeting details. Contact Crystal Collier at 772-223-7843 for prescreening. Please contact Crystal Collier 772-223-7843 for prescreening.

Caregiver Support Groups are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Morning Session | 10:30 a.m.-Noon | Focus on Caring for a Frail Senior
Afternoon Session | 3:30-5 p.m. | Focus on Adult Children Caring for their Aging Parents

No RSVP is required. Complimentary respite care is available, but must be pre-arranged by contacting 772.223.7843 or [email protected] For more information about Caregiver Support Groups, contact Laura Zel Kremer at 561.209.6124 or [email protected] Funded by the Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging.

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