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.

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] 

4th Annual Family Caregiver Workshop | Friday, April 27 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | FREE!

The theme of this year's event is Spring Training for a Winning Season. Featuring an array of hands-on activities and lectures that focus on providing practical everyday tools and strategies to help caregivers navigate the difficult terrain of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. Includes complimentary lunch and refreshments. Reserve your space by calling 772.223.7800. Complimentary respite care will be available but must be scheduled in advance by calling 772.223.7843.

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Sponsored by: Senior Helpers, Morselife Health System, Alzheimer’s Association, Elite Home Health Services, Symphony at Stuart Assisted Living & Memory Care, and LifeCare Therapy Services.

Parkinson's Disease: What's New Now | Thursday, April 19 | 3 p.m. | FREE!

Presented by Matt Green, President of LifeCare Therapy Services. Learn from the latest research about how exercise and physical therapy impacts Parkinson’s disease, improves mobility, and enhances the brain-body connection. Understand about the different approaches so you can make an educated decision when choosing the right program for your needs. RSVP to 772.223.7800.

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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