California

Care for the Caregiver

Free and open to the public.

San Rafael Chamber and Hospice by the Bay invite you to a day of self-care and support!

At Home With Growing Old Presents: "Intergenerational Living" Architechture for Community

Limited Space Available. RSVP by emailing sstadler@AtHomeWithGrowingOld.com

 

Both aging baby boomers and families who want their children to grow up in age diverse environments are increasingly interested in forming intergenerational communities yet housing design and development opportunities are lacking. Prof. Sieple-Coates will talk about what architecture can do to provide such opportunities, present examples of realized projects and ideas from her graduate students.

 

Rosener Open House

Come experience our adult activity program in action!

There will be classes led by professional staff, informational sessions with our social work staff, and our Registered Nurse and therapists will be available.

Rosener House is celebrating 36 years of care for adults with challenges, including post-stroke, Parkinson’s, mild cognitive impairment or dementia.

 

 

Best Practices in Dementia- How To Make Life Worth Living?

Please join us at Pacific Gardens in Santa Clara on Tuesday, November 11th for a timely talk with Elizabeth Landsverk MD on “Best Practices in Dementia- How To Make Life Worth Living?”

Taking Care of SoMEone Else

Self-Care for Family Caregivers

A dynamic 2-hour workshop for YOU, the caregiver! The caregiving of your family member may extend over many years, and the tendency may be to set your life aside during this time. You are invited to stay open to change, to think about other ways you might be handling your caregiving situation, and how you can take action on YOUR OWN behalf by learning a few tools to help YOU take care of YOU!

Camp for Caring

A weekend retreat for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, Parkinson’s disease or a related disorder.

The retreat offers outdoor activities, arts and crafts, singing and dancing, low   impact exercises and group games, as well as:

· Two days free of caregiver responsibilities

· A safe environment for campers

· A 24-hour on-site nurse

· Night attendants to provide evening care

· All meals prepared

· Bathing assistance available

Taking Care of SoMEone Else

A dynamic 2-hour workshop for YOU, the caregiver! The caregiving of your family member may extend over many years, and the tendency may be to set your life aside during this time. You are invited to stay open to change, to think about other ways you might be handling your caregiving situation, and how you can take action on YOUR OWN behalf by learning a few tools to help YOU take care of YOU!

I Am Somebody: Dignity in Caregiving

(Bilingual session in English/Japanese)

 

Speaker: Frances Kakugawa, poet and author of Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver’s Voice 

I Am Somebody: Dignity in Caregiving

Speaker: Frances Kakugawa, poet and author of Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver’s Voice 

As a caregiver for her mom with Alzheimer's Frances Kakugawa used poetry and writing to find solace and cope with daily challenges.  Join this workshop for an inspirational presentation on facing the struggles of caring for someone with memory loss, remembering that you are not alone, and for ideas on using poetry and journaling in your own life. 

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