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2018 African American Caregiving & Wellness Forum

The 2018 African American Caregiving & Wellness Forum is FREE, open to the public, with on-site respite available for caregivers to bring their loved ones in their care. The Forum will be held at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley on Saturday, 4/21 from 8:30am to 2pm. The program begins at 9:15am, and there will be a complimentary lunch and health screening for everyone.

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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