PROGRAMS

Advocacy: How to Use Your Voice

Date: October 29, 2021

Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Location: Offered Online Via Zoom

Hosted by Centre County Chapter

This session will define advocacy and teach you ways to effectively use your voice to help achieve the desired outcomes for your clients and/or loved ones. Advocacy uses key skills derived from effective communication and you will learn how to better use these skills when speaking with physicians, support coordinators, care managers, and professionals at all levels. We will share examples of how to use your voice for yourself, your family or for others.

Objectives:

  • Defining Advocacy
  • How to speak up for others in a personal and professional setting
  • The importance of arming yourself with needed information

ACAP Hickory Upcoming Programs

ACAP-Hickory provides information, resources, support and community for adult-children as we care for our aging parents and for ourselves. ACAP-Hickory meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30-7:00 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church (2780 North Center Street, Hickory). (Please note that the December program is scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month.) While the cost-free monthly educational programs are designed for adult-child caregivers, sessions are open to all who are interested. Advance registration is strongly encouraged in order to facilitate planning. To register for ACAP-Hickory programs, please email Info.ACAPHickory@gmail.com or call (828) 610-5741.

Advocacy: How to Use Your Voice

Date: October 29, 2021

Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Location: Offered Online Via Zoom

Hosted by Centre County Chapter

This session will define advocacy and teach you ways to effectively use your voice to help achieve the desired outcomes for your clients and/or loved ones. Advocacy uses key skills derived from effective communication and you will learn how to better use these skills when speaking with physicians, support coordinators, care managers, and professionals at all levels. We will share examples of how to use your voice for yourself, your family or for others.

Objectives:

  • Defining Advocacy
  • How to speak up for others in a personal and professional setting
  • The importance of arming yourself with needed information

2021 ACAP Caregiver Symposium

Date: November 5, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Location: Offered Virtually via Zoom

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Caring and Coping:  When a Loved One Has Dementia

The symposium will help families and professionals who interact with people who have dementia learn how to better care for the person and cope with the inherent challenges.  Symposium attendees will learn about the many forms of dementia and what happens with brain changes, become aware of recent research findings, and gain practical tips for a positive approach to interacting with and caring for a loved one or client with dementia.

Presented by world-renowned dementia expert, Teepa Snow

What to Look for When Visiting Mom and Dad

Date: November 18, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Broadcast LIVE from this page

Hosted by Guilford County Chapter

Caregiver Compassion Fatigue

Date: December 16, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Broadcast LIVE from this page

Hosted by Guilford County Chapter

Program Location (unless otherwise specified)


Fellowship Hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
2780 N Center St.
Hickory, NC 28601

Upcoming Events

Advocacy: How to Use Your Voice

Date: October 29, 2021

Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Hosted by Centre County Chapter

2021 ACAP Caregiver Symposium

Date: November 5, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

What to Look for When Visiting Mom and Dad

Date: November 18, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Guilford County Chapter

Caregiver Compassion Fatigue

Date: December 16, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Guilford County Chapter

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