FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2009
(415) 434-3388 ext. 312 or
Workshops Help Families Tackle Troubling Decisions
SAN FRANCISCO—Two free programs from Family Caregiver Alliance will help family caregivers deal with some of the most challenging decisions they will ever have to make.
Difficult Conversations about Difficult Decisions
Saturday, January 31, 2009; 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Pleasant Hill
Decisions about end-of-life care: How to start the conversation; getting family members together; dealing with resistance; DNR orders and other critical measures; holding on and letting go. Preregistration required.
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance and Mt. Diablo Center for Adult Day Health Care
To register, call Jennifer Hull at FCA, (800) 445-8106, email jhull(at)caregiver(dot)org or register online at: http://caregiver.org/californiacrc/jsp/event_register.jsp?event=2222
Decisions, Directions and Reflections
Saturday, February 7, 2009 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Pinole
Deciding if and when to move your family member from home to a care facility: How beliefs and feelings impact the decision; what the options are; who’s involved in decision-making; how to make the best out of the move. Whether you are currently thinking about a move or just need to know more, this free workshop will help you make the necessary decisions. Preregistration required.
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance and Pinole Senior Village Adult Day Care
To register, call Jennifer Hull at FCA, (800) 445-8106, email jhull(at)caregiver(dot)org or register online at: http://caregiver.org/californiacrc/jsp/event_register.jsp?event=2220
Family Caregiver Alliance offers programs to support and sustain the important work of families and friends caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions. FCA offers programs at national and local levels. A wealth of caregiving advice, resource listings, newsletters, fact sheets, research reports, policy updates and discussion groups are available free on our website. Visit www.caregiver.org or call (800) 445-8106 for more information.
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