Overview of Prevalent Age-Related Health and Medical Conditions

Date: October 21, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Broadcast LIVE on this page

Hosted by Guilford County Chapter

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

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