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Medicare and SHIP: The Must-Knows

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

SHIP, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers about Medicare health and drug plans. This presentation, by a SHIP Certified Medicare counselor, will provide information that will assist those with Medicare to understand their benefits and make informed decisions about their healthcare […]

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Recognizing and Managing Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults

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

How do we determine whether our loved one is experiencing anxiety, depression or something else? How can we help them determine what is prompting the emotional distress? What are some strategies for helping our parents better understand and deal with their distress? What professional(s) should be involved? This program will help adult-children understand and differentiate […]

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Preventing Falls: Helping Older Adults Stay Safe

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

This ACAP program will help participants understand the relationship between aging, mobility, balance, physical activity, and falls. Learn strategies for assessing a loved one's personal and environmental risk factors for falls, and get specific and practical tips for preventing falls in the home and in the community, including addressing clutter. Our goal is to strengthen […]

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Advance Planning: Advocating for Your Loved One (and Yourself) in Healthcare

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

Libby Dunahoo, Manager of the Advance Care Planning department for Northeast Georgia Health System, will present an advance care planning program to educate attendees about their choices in health care advocacy (for loved ones and themselves) and how to document choices in an Advance Directive.  She also will discuss an initiative developed in our community […]

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Recognizing Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: Memory Assessment

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

This program is designed to help adult children understand Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related types of dementia so they can help their parents manage these diseases and choose the resources and supports that best help their aging parents and themselves. Program topics will include memory assessment, non-medical caregiving options, supports, and emerging research, and strategies […]

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Personal Safety and Shielding Loved Ones from Scams and Fraud

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

This program will help attendees learn how to avoid becoming a victim of a scam and how to help protect older loved ones from falling prey to scams and fraud. The presenters will  provide participants with knowledge about how to spot a scam or fraud, strategies to protect critical information and avoid becoming a victim […]

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Guide to Caregiving for the Aging Adult

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

Join us to get practical tips and tools to use for gathering information when visiting aging parents, such as how to: Identify barriers in the home that might impact aging in place and learn ways to modify or eliminate them Identify potential needs for physical, visual, auditory, cognitive, and emotional supports Provide hands-on care and […]

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