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Centre (PA) Daily Times — Organization offers adult caregiver support

// Centre Daily Times (PA) Organization offers adult caregiver support Centre County Adult Children of Aging Parents offers support to adult child caregivers Free programs offered the second Tuesday of every month in State College By Jeremy Hartley, jhartley@centredaily.com BELLEFONTE Assisting an aging parent is a noble act, but it can take a...
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Book Review: “Meet Me Where I Am”

Meet Me Where I Am by Mary Ann Drummond, RN Meet Me Where I Am is a wonderful guide, particularly for those who interact with someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia.  With incredible sensitivity and warmth, Ms. Drummond draws from her experiences with patients and families through her almost-30 years as a registered nurse.  Through opportunities to “walk in the shoes” of ...
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Strategies for Preventing Falls: November 10th, Centre County, PA

Date: Tuesday, November 10th 2015  5:30-7pm Location: Country Inn and Suites, State College PA Presenter(s):  Jonathan Adams, MD, Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine Faculty, Penn State Hershey Family and Community Medicine & Nicki Vithalani, MD, Resident, Penn State Hershey Family and Community Medicine As our parents age, for a number of reasons, they are more prone ...
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The Caregiver Community Conference

Are you an adult-child caregiver (a working-age adult who is caring for an aging parent) or other family caregiver?  Would you benefit from information, resources and support about family caregiving?  If so, this conference is for you! Join other adult-child caregivers from across North Carolina for a conference addressing information and resources about health and medical issues, financial and l...
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Seminar: Financial and Legal Documents Everyone Needs

Date: Tuesday, August 11th 2015 5:30-7pm Location: Country Inn and Suites, State College PA Presenter: Elizabeth (Betsy) A. Dupuis, Esquire, Babst Calland Clements and Zomnir, P.C Estate planning is the process of making decisions about personal, financial, and legal arrangements in the event of medical and legal incapacitation or death. Comprehensive estate planning with our parents helps them s...
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ACAP Hickory Presents Driving and Aging

As featured on "AmercianTowns.com", June 5th, 2015 "I just noticed another dent on Mom's car."  "Dad told me he forgot how to get home from his barber shop last week."  "Mom had to have a right knee and hip replaced, and Dad's eyesight and hearing aren't what they used to be." What's appropriate -- safe -- relative to Mom's and Dad's driving?  Ceasing to drive is a significant step regardless of...
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ACAP program to look at vital documents

As featured in the Hickory Daily Record, February 3rd, 2015. HICKORY, N.C. — ACAP-Hickory (formerly Adult Children of Aging Parents) presents "The Power of Control: Important Decisions & Vital Documents" on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 5:30-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 2780 N. Center St., Hickory. Presenters for the program are Kim Whitley, partner, Patrick Harper & Dix...
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ACAP-Hickory to look at managing difficult behaviors

As featured in the Hickory Daily Record, January 7, 2015. HICKORY, N.C. — ACAP-Hickory will present "Managing Difficult Behaviors of Loved Ones with Alzheimer's or Other Dementia" on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 5:30-7 p.m. The program is in the fellowship hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 2780 N. Center St., Hickory. Susan Vincent, certified dementia practitioner and owner of Home Instead Senior Care, is ...
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Aging parents and driving to be discussed

As featured in the Hickory Daily Record, August 26, 2014. HICKORY, N.C. — Adult Children of Aging Parents of Hickory will present “A Life-Changing Day: When a Parent Stops Driving” on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., in the fellowship hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Hickory. One of the most dreaded conversations aging parents and adult-children anticipate is the one about a parent’s driving and/...
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Alzheimer’s to be topic at group’s July meeting

As featured in the Hickory Daily Record, June 25, 2014. HICKORY — Adult Children of Aging Parents Hickory will present, “Is It Normal Aging, or Is It Alzheimer’s?” on July 8. The July program is scheduled for the Patrick Beaver Library in Hickory, 5:30 to 7 p.m., a change in ACAP's typical site for this program only. While ACAP is designed for adult-child caregivers, the educational programs are ...
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