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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.

 

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

 

Free SSI & IHSS Training by Justice in Aging

On July 26th, 2017, Justice in Aging will hold SSI mini-trainings on (1) helping people with SSI overpayments and (2) current topics in policy advocacy at the federal, state and local level; a presentation on IHSS hot topics including the 2017-18 California state budget, and the federal efforts to repeal the ACA and fundamentally change Medicaid; and a roundtable discussion of current issues and trends, and how to expand advocacy efforts locally, statewide, and nationally.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Trinh Phan: tphan@justiceinaging.org

Educational Series on Elder Care – Oakland

AgeSong in Oakland (3121 Fruitvale Ave.) is hosting a series of educational classes on topics related to caring for elders. Upcoming topics: Hospice, Caring for a loved one with Dementia, and Proper Foot Care.

All presentations are an hour long, and free to attend.

For more information, contact Colleen at 415-715-4268; Colleen@Agesong.com

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