Caregiver

Mind(Fully) Mental Health Forum

Are you a caregiver? Are you interested in learning about aging and mental health? Please check out Mind(Fully), a free Mental Health Forum taking place on Friday, November 10th at the Downtown Oakland Senior Center. Topics will include Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Depression, Memory Issues and Caregiving, Financing Care, and more!
Bring you questions, and find some answers.
Call 510-238-3284 to RSVP.

 

Proudly sponsored by CEI!

Thank you, Center for Elders’ Independence and Fund for Elders’ Independence for joining our community of sponsors for our event, An Accidental Activist: Smashing the “Medical Hero Myth”!

CEI is the perfect program for seniors who want to age at home, in their community–and they provide all the support that is needed to do that!

Check out their beautiful new website at https://cei.elders.org/

Proudly sponsored by Family Bridges!

We are thrilled to be sponsored by Family Bridges for our community event!

Family Bridges operates two adult day centers in our network that serve over 500 (wow!) seniors a day.
Even more amazing is that they also have centers and programs for youth and adults with limited English language skills. They empower the most vulnerable members of our community along their entire life course!

For more information on Family Bridges, call them at 510-302-0460.
For more information on our community event, An Accidental Activist, check out our eventbrite: daybreakevent2017.eventbrite.com

Caring for the Caregiver Classes

Center for Elders’ Independence offers a free 8 session program for caregivers who want to learn ways to better care for their loved ones and themselves. This class is offered year-round!

For more information, please call Lenore McDonald at 510-452-8835 or email lmcdonald@cei.elders.org

Educational Caregiver Series with On-Site Respite

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a free 6-week educational series offering a comprehensive overview of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, as well as tips, strategies, and resources for navigating this complex and often challenging disease. Classes take place 8/10 – 9/14 on Thursdays 6-8pm in Berkeley, CA. On-site respite is available! Please call Mary Suarez at 925-284-7942 or email msuarez@alz.org

 

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