Caregiver Events

Caregiver Events

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE WORKSHOP SERIES

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.

February 20Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
March 20Know the 10 Warning Signs
April 17The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease
May 15Dementia Conversations
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] 

Parkinson's Power: Tools for Today to Prepare for Tomorrow | Friday, March 2 | 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Free!

First Annual Educational Symposium for Individuals with Parkinson's Disease, Healthcare Professionals, Caregivers and Families

Join us for the Kane Center's first annual Parkinson's symposium. Featuring a keynote address from Dr. Arif Dalvi, MD, MBA of the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program at the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Dalvi will analyze current research aspects of neurorestorative therapy for Parkinson's, discuss medications tracked for the FDA, and review innovations in treatment options and other therapies. Other highlights of the event include a panel of local Parkinson's experts discussing actual patient case studies and a panel of "The Real Experts" explaining what it is like to live with the disease and how it affects their daily activities. Complimentary lunch will be served. Event admission is free, but you must reserve your space in advance by calling 772.463.1112.

Sponsored by: Symphony at StuartHealthsouthMartin Health SystemSenior HelpersAmerican Parkinson Disease AssociationMorseLife Health SystemElite Home Health Services and LifeCare Therapy Services

Support Groups

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

Monday, March 5—How can I plan friendly meals and snacks? Presented by a Registered Dietitian.

Monday, April 2—How do medications help my diabetes?

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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