Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events

Powerful Tools for Caregivers | Six-Week Training: Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 | 3-4:30 p.m. FREE!

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a program you can count on to make a positive difference in your life. This six-week curriculum will help improve: Self-Care Behaviors (exercise, relaxation, medical check-ups); Management of Emotions (reduced guilt, anger and sadness); Self-Efficacy (gain confidence in coping with caregiving demands); and Use of Community Resources (learn how to utilize of local services). Registrants must commit to attend all six sessions. Sponsored by Nightingale Private Care. Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7800.


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.

October 16 - Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

November 13 - Know the 10 Warning Signs 

December 18 - The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

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] 

PD Mind & Movement Program Kick-Off Day | Thursday, October 25th | 12-5 p.m. | FREE!

Try our newest therapeutic program for free! PD Mind & Movement is a new program designed for individuals who are in the early to mid-stages of Parkinson’s disease. It is a dynamic combination of fitness and physical therapy along with healthy brain exercises, education and social activities that strengthen the connection between the mind, body and spirit. Flexible start and end time—join us for the afternoon or for just an hour, the choice is yours! Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7843.

PD Mind & Movement Daily Program Activities:
12 to 1 p.m. Lunch
1 to 2 p.m. Social Activities: Voice & Movement, Physical Games, Art Therapy, Music Therapy
2 to 3 p.m. Healthy Brain Class
3 to 4 p.m. Support Group & Educational Speakers
4 to 5 p.m. Fitness & Therapy (With Certified Physical Therapist)

Support Groups

Sugar Busters: Diabetes Support Group | 1st Monday of each month

Monday, September 10—4:30-6 pmMedicare Liaison from SHINE

Monday, October 1—4-5 pm*Dentist, Why is it so important to take care of my teeth? NEW TIME!

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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