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How to Have Difficult Conversations with Aging Parents

Legacy Link 4080 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood, GA, United States

Talking with aging parents about legal and financial issues, driving, and independent living can be challenging for many adult children. Rationally, we know these are important conversations to have. Emotionally, however, we may be concerned that our parents will think we are only interested in our inheritance, or that we are overly concerned about their […]

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Losing My Independence: Driving and Aging

Centre Region Active Adult Center - Nittany Mall 2901 E College Ave Suite #990, State College, PA, United States

For most adults, driving a car means independence. As we age, changes in our vision, hearing, physical functioning, and cognition may make driving not only more difficult but unsafe.  Unless parents experience a sudden decline, however, these changes occur gradually and may not be noticed by the aging driver.  This program will address the warning […]

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Healthy Eating and Nutritional Needs for the Aging Adult

Dunwoody United Methodist Church – Asbury Room 1548 Mt Vernon Rd, Dunwoody, GA, United States

Some days, it feels like everything we read or hear about nutrition tells us new, and frequently conflicting, information about what to eat – and what not to eat. Every adult needs proper and adequate nutrition. As we age, nutrition becomes even more important for health, functionality, and the ability to age in place and […]

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Preventing Falls: Helping Older Adults Stay Safe

Catawba County Library, Main Branch, Newton 115 West C. Street, Newton, NC, United States

As our parents age, they are more prone to falling for a number of reasons. Often, a fall results in significant injury requiring immediate medical attention. All too frequently, falls have lasting effects, requiring longterm rehabilitation services, seriously affecting an older person’s mobility, activities of daily living, and independence. A fall may even result in […]

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How to Be an Advocate for Your Aging Loved One

Highland Presbyterian Church, Activity Building 2381 Cloverdale Ave., Winston-Salem, NC, United States

When caring for a loved one, it's crucial to know what they need and how to get those services, no matter where they live. Advocacy involves figuring out the necessary services, who provides them, how to pay, and how to ensure they're done right. At home, assess safety needs, ensure legal documents are in order, […]

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How to Have Difficult Conversations with Aging Parents

Covenant Presbyterian Church - Kapperman-Williams Hall 2881 Canton Road, Marietta, GA, United States

Talking with aging parents about their legal and financial issues, driving, and independent living can be challenging for many adult children. Rationally, we know these are meaningful conversations to reduce uncertainty and minimize conflict for everyone. Emotionally, however, we may be concerned that our parents will think we are trying to take control of their […]

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Recognizing Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Legacy Link 4080 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood, GA, United States

Empower yourself with essential knowledge on Alzheimer's and dementia. Our program equips adult children with insights into symptoms, diagnosis, clinical stages, and treatments. Discover caregiving options, emerging research, and strategies for securing support. Help your aging parents manage their condition effectively while ensuring the best care and resources. Program Presenter, Veronica Reidling, BS, Psychology, Dementia […]

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The Importance of Being Socially Engaged and Active

Dunwoody United Methodist Church – Asbury Room 1548 Mt Vernon Rd, Dunwoody, GA, United States

Aging can bring many challenges, making it hard to build new relationships and straining existing ones. Issues like losing loved ones, declining health, reduced income, lack of transportation, and retirement can lead to social isolation and loneliness. These issues are major public health concerns and can negatively impact health and quality of life. Gain insights […]

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Shielding Loved Ones from Scams and Fraud

Centre Region Active Adult Center - Nittany Mall 2901 E College Ave Suite #990, State College, PA, United States

Protect your loved ones from scams and fraud. This program teaches you how to spot and avoid telemarketing scams, fake prescription drugs, government imposters, fraudulent health care products, and more. Learn strategies to safeguard critical information and report fraud effectively, ensuring the safety of older adults in a tech-driven world. PRESENTER: Carolyn Donaldson, VP of […]

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Responding to Challenging Behaviors of Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Catawba County Library, Main Branch, Newton 115 West C. Street, Newton, NC, United States

Sometimes, people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, as well as those with other health and medical conditions associated with aging, behave in ways that family members and other caregivers find particularly confusing, inappropriate, and even frightening.  This program will help families and caregivers understand that what we may consider concerning or challenging behaviors […]

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