Alzheimer’s Association Offers Free, Virtual Caregiver Sessions Nov. 11-13, 2020
By Office of Communication
Posted on October 28, 2020, October 28, 2020

The Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter is hosting three days of free virtual sessions in November, which is National Caregivers Month, to provide information and support to those who care for loved ones with Alzheimers.

The Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter is hosting three days of free virtual sessions in November, which is National Caregivers Month, to provide information and support to those who care for loved ones with Alzheimers.

Sessions will be held online or can be attended by phone between 10:30 a.m and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 through Friday, Nov. 13. Registration is required. Call 1-800-272-3900 or click here to register for the free Fall Caregiver Seminar: Knowledge+Practice = Empowerment.

Click here to see more free monthly educational sessions offered by the Alzheimer's Association.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Bathing Without a Battle and Other Success Stories

 Presented by Jamie Cobb, Vice President of Dementia & Caregiver Education, James L. West Center for Dementia Care

Self Care is Not Selfish

Presented by Soon-Mi Choi, PhD, Associate Professor, Training & Exercise Physiology, Midwestern State University

Communicating Your Needs

Panel moderated by Mindy Bannister, Education & Family Care Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association with caregiver panelists: GJ Hodson, caregiver and dementia coach, Shirley Holub, caregiver, Gloria Steimel, caregiver and Holly Taylor, LMSW, Program Manager, Alzheimer’s Association.

Thursday, Nov. 12

Coping and Caring During the Holidays

Presented by Andrea Owen, Regional Memory Care Specialist, Civitas Senior Living

Building Bridges with Care Providers

Panel moderated by Melissa Griffin, Program Manager, Alzheimer’s Association joined by healthcare professionals Donna Ginsel, LVN, Karlotta Hannibal, MSHE, MSC and Ellen Munsterman, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC.

Facing the Guilt and Grief

Presented by Matthew Hoffman, Chaplain, Baylor, Scott and White

Friday, Nov. 13

I Can’t Lie to Mom

Presented by Nelly Garcia, founder of Brain Change 101.

When is Medication the Answer? Managing Challenging Behavior

Presented by Kate Taylor, FNP, Center for Geriatrics, UNT - Health Science Center.

I Feel Trapped! What do I do?

Presented by A’Laina Amyx, Dementia Care Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association. You can attend any or all sessions of the seminar.

Register now to get one simple log-in.

This presentation is being held via phone/virtually. Please register to receive log-in instructions, or call 800-272-3900 for more information.

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