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Staying Put: Aging at Home

First Baptist Church - Greensboro 1000 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC, United States
Hybrid Hybrid Event

This program will help adult-children understand the concept of aging in place, assess their parents’ homes for safety and accessibility concerns, and become familiar with potential home remodeling and modifications […]


Aging: The Next Stage of Life

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

Learning about the psychological and developmental aspects of aging can help us open a new window on our understanding of aging - enabling us to appreciate and communicate more effectively with aging family members and enabling us to be better caregivers for them - and for ourselves. This program will provide adult-child caregivers with a framework for understanding aging as a psychological and developmental process along with strategies for enhancing our relationships and experiences with the aging process and our aging parents.


Communicating with Someone With Dementia

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

Participants will understand communication changes related to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. They will develop strategies for connecting with the person with dementia by "entering" the persons perspective/view of current reality. They will also develop strategies for communication throughout the course of the disease including the use of gestures, behaviors and use of the senses.


Help in Your Own Back Yard: Choosing and Using Services in Your Community

First Baptist Church Activities Center 1939 Independence Blvd, Wilmington, NC, United States
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Become more knowledgeable about the services and resources available in the local community--especially as it relates to hurricane preparedness for people who are aging and their caregivers.


Home Sweet Home: Residential Options as we Age

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

Deciding the best living situation for our aging loved ones can be overwhelming. This discussion will help clarify the choices: senior living options, personal care homes, independent living, assisted living, memory care and staying home with the support and assistance of homecare.


It Makes No Sense: Sensory Losses and Aging

Senior Resources of Guilford 1401 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro, NC, United States

This program will help adult -Children understand various types of vision and hearing losses and their functional impact on daily living, the roles of various professionals who might be involved in diagnosing and treating hearing and vision loss and examples of aids, devices, technology, and support strategies that may help older adults live independently.


Today’s Technology: Keeping Loved Ones Safe and Engaged

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

This program will offer participants information about the variety of current and cutting-edge technology designed to ensure the safety and engagement of older loved ones and peace-of-mind for their families. […]


Keeping Loved Ones Safe and Engaged From a Distance

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

This ACAP program will assist participants in developing long-distance knowledge about and skills to:
1) Compile and manage parental records before an emergency occurs;
2) Recognize the signs of depression, neglect and/or abuse;
3) Put in place strategies for making home visits and long-distance contacts more productive;
4) Research and manage technology and other resources to enhance parents’ safety and engagement
in their home community; and
5) Evaluate the need for new or changes in in-home, residential-care and/or community support