- In-Person Only
- In-person & Virtual
- Hall County Chapter
- Bergen County Chapter
- Centre County Chapter
- Cape Fear Chapter
- Atlanta Chapter
- Hickory Foothills Chapter
- Winston-Salem Chapter
- Guilford County Chapter
- Legacy Link
- VFW Post 6699
- Centre Region Active Adult Center – Nittany Mall
- First Baptist Church Activities Center
- Town Square Sandy Springs Adult Day & Alzheimers Resource Ctr
- Catawba County Library, Main Branch, Newton
- Highland Presbyterian Church, Activity Building
- Senior Resources of Guilford
- State College
- Sandy Springs
Many older adults want to remain in their homes as long as possible as they age. This concept, known as “aging in place,” means living in one’s home safely, comfortably, and as independently as possible regardless of age or ability levels. How can adult-children a...
Participants in this program will learn about communication changes related to dementia, understand the value of “entering” into their loved one’s “world,” and develop strategies for communication with their loved one throughout the course of the disease.
This ACAP program is aimed at helping participants become aware of sources of funding to help offset medical and long-term care expenses, including private individual/family resources, long-term care insurance, federal and state programs, VA benefits, life insurance pol...
You will learn three techniques to use in communicating with your loved one, living with dementia. We will discuss the importance of relationship building, the obstacles and the hills to climb. Please come ready to engage and have fun and walk away with a few new tool...
We are all living longer, and, as we age, we are more likely to experience one or more significant health and medical conditions. Learn about the most prevalent conditions associated with aging, risk factors, symptoms, and strategies for adult-children who are helping ...
Participants will gain knowledge regarding Medicaid eligibility requirements and services. They will learn: (1) how to access federal Medicaid websites to complete eligibility paperwork and download the current year's Medicaid manual; (2) how to access city, county, or ...
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 that can help make their parents’ dreams reality.
Whenever possible, knowing where to go and whom to contact in the community before there is a crisis is essential in helping adult-children and other family caregivers feel more informed and less stressed. This introductory program will help participants to become more ...
Become more educated about trends relative to working while also providing care for an aging parent, supportive workplace policies, and strategies for balancing the many demands of working outside the home while also caring for one’s family and older loved ones.
This ACAP program will assist participants to demonstrate knowledge about: 1) The relationship between aging, missed medications, medication errors and non-compliance; 2) Strategies for assessing a parent’s physical, mental and environmental risk factors for missed ...
Learn about community programs, clubs, community services and other local resources and their important role in helping loved ones remain socially engaged and avoid loneliness.
This program will help adult children prepare for and hold conversations with their aging parents about legal and financial issues, driving, and independent living so that adult children and their aging parents feel more confident that estate planning, financial decisio...
Unfortunately, anxiety and depression in varying degrees are common in the older adult. This program will help family members recognize the symptoms and signs of distress in their loved one, understand some of the causes and identify ways to help.
Not all Memory Disorders are Created Equal: Living with a Parent with Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias
Not all Memory Disorders are Created Equal: Living with a Parent with Alzheimer's or Other Dementias
Gain a better understanding of and learn tips to help manage the daily challenges of living with a parent or other family member with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.
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 ...
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, de...
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...
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.
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 strat...
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 ...
This program will help adult-children recognize common conditions associated with age and offer strategies on how to address them.
This ACAP program will help participants become aware of local resources and services and the important role that community programs, clubs and leisure service organizations serve in helping their loved ones remain socially engaged, while also clarifying the relationshi...