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3rd Annual ACAP Caregiver Conference

Join us for our 3rd Annual Caregiver Conference as we add caregiving tools to your toolbox. We can help equip you with more confidence and helpful tools to support your caregiving journey. The conference is Friday, November 3, 9am-3pm at the Western Piedmont Council of Governments, Hickory, NC. Admission is FREE, but space is limited. Breakfast and lunch will be provided! Read More
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New Report Finds Lack of Support for Family Caregivers

Family caregivers for adults 65 and older are stressed, isolated and and often suffering financially. With the aging of the boomer population, many more family members and friends will be needed to care for them in America in coming years. And yet fewer of those helpers will exist. Those handling the emotionally, physically and financially demanding jobs need help September 13, 2016 next ...
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Helping Loved Ones Live Confidently with Vision and Hearing Loss

Date / Time: Tuesday, March 8, 5:30-7:00 pm Location: Fellowship Hall, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Hickory (2780 N. Center Street, Hickory) Presenter: Paige Berry, National Coordinator for Senior Adult Services, Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults As we age, many people experience diminished vision and/or hearing. The limitations can affect every aspect of life, and c...
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Caregiving Is Wearing Me Out! Strategies for Managing Caregiver Fatigue

On February 9th, ACAP-Hickory is offering a program for adult-child caregivers of aging parents and other family caregivers titled “Caregiving is Wearing Me Out!” The speaker will be Dr. Adina Gabor-Gagea, Psy.D., Psychologist with Broughton Hospital and Brian Hissom & Associates. The program will be held on February 9th from 5:30pm – 7:00p, at Patrick Beaver Library in Hickory. This program i...
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Blog: 20 Questions to Ask Your Parents

We care for our parents every day, in the most intimate of ways. But how well do we really know them? Our parents are the most familiar people in the world but also, sometimes, the most mysterious. Who are they as a person? What were they like when they were growing up? What experiences most impacted their lives? What were their hopes and dreams and regrets? Conversation Starters: 20 Questions ...
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