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There Must Be a Better Way Than This

There Must be a Better Way Than This! Offers tips for understanding and communicating with someone affected by dementia. Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult challenges for people with dementia. As caregivers, we're often at a loss as to how to talk with and respond to a loved one affected by dementia. This 2-hour workshop teaches you new strategies to handle difficult behaviors and how to remain connected with your family member.

Memory Care for Caregivers

Learn about...

  • Normal aging memory loss
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's disease
  • Supportive resources that boost memory
  • Day and/or residential care

Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance

For more information, contact Audrey Dang at SteppingStone, 415-974-6784, ext 16.

Dementia 101 for the Caregiver

This discussion will cover basic understanding of dementia and how it affects an individual and some tips for caregivers on how to cope with these changes.

Presenter: Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance

Please contact Kathleen Beasley for more information at (650) 591-8286 or beasley@smcl.org

 

 

 

San Francisco's Great Caregiving Resources

San Francisco is a GOOD place to be a caregiver!

 

Families and caregivers in San Francisco have access to some of the country’s most innovative programs to help care for loved ones with chronic or disabling health conditions like Alzheimer's, stroke and AIDS.

2014 Ardenwood Caregiver Respite Retreat

"Take Time to Smell the Roses, and Take Time for You!"

You are invited to join us on a free one-day retreat designed especially for you, the family caregiver. Enjoy a visit to Ardenwood Historic Farm, a 19th century country estate including a beautiful mansion and elaborate Victorian gardens, a catered lunch, tips for preventing caregiver burnout and a chance to build connections through rhythm. 

Caregivers: It's Time for YOU!!!

Workshops for Families and Professionals

brought to you by Support for Families of Children with Disabilities

16th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference: Translating Research Into Practice

This annual education conference examines the latest research in the biological, social, and psychological aspects of aging and dementia with particular emphasis on work that will have practical applications to clinical practice.

Taking Care of YOU: Powerful Tools for LGBT Caregivers

It’s not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or stroke. Join other LGBT caregivers to learn invaluable tools to help you reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout! Connect with other LGBT caregivers caring for a partner, friend, or family member.

 

This six-week class will give you tools to:

Taking Care of YOU: Powerful Tools for LGBT Caregivers

It’s not easy balancing your caregiving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or stroke. Join other LGBT caregivers to learn invaluable tools to help you reduce stress, make difficult decisions, communicate more effectively in challenging situations, and most importantly, prevent caregiver burnout! Connect with other LGBT caregivers caring for a partner, friend, or family member.

 

This six-week class will give you tools to:

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