Are you caring for an aging parent or loved one? Need support yourself?
join our discussion group!
Join us for a discussion group that explores different aspects of caring for aging loved ones - our parents, our spouses, or even ourselves. There are so many resources that can help this season to be smoother in the midst of challenges. Invite a friend. All are welcome. No registration required to attend!
Contact Sarah Penzel with questions.
April 23, 2023 - 12:15 to 1:30 pm in the Care Center
Mary Alden - Beacon Light Doulas - Support for End of Life Transitions
May 21, 2023 - 12:15 to 1:30 pm in the Care Center
Debbie Verity - Verity Money Management - Assisting Seniors with Personal Financial Matters
June 25, 2023 - 12:15 to 1:30 pm in the Care Center
Kari Landrum, MS Gerontology - Next Steps for Seniors, LLC - In-Home vs. Outside Care Considerations
August 20, 2023 - 12:15 to 1:30 pm in the Care Center
September 17, 2023 - 12:15 to 1:30 pm in the Care Center
Dedra Jize - Litherland Associates - Things to Know: Wills, Trusts and Medicare
October 14, 2023
Caregiving for Aging Well Seminar
past discussion group notes- click on dates below
Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW
Topic: Navigating Family Relationships
Speaker: Tami Anastasia
Topic: Strategies for the Dementia Caregiver
Speaker: Nazanin Tooyserkani
Topic: Hospice Care
Speaker: Pastor Arvin Engelson
Topic: Sibling and Aging Parent Relations
Speaker: Vanessa Souza from Alzheimer’s Association
Topic: Dementia/Alzheimer’s considerations
Speaker Iryna Ishchenko
Topic: The myth of self-care and how to take care of yourself
Speaker: Sally Bryant
Topic: Experience with changing care locations
Speaker: Michael Miller
Topic: Being proactive vs letting life happen
Speaker: Linda Ikeda
Topic: Experiences of supporting a parent in another state
Speaker: Louise Blevins
Topic: Perspectives of a caregiver and as an aging parent
Speaker: Lisa Oakley
Topic: How to approach aging in place or not
Speaker: Jeannie Mirassou: SAIL (Senior Advocates for Independent Living)
Saratoga Federated Church held a conference for those caring for aging parents on November 12, 2022.
Visit the page below to view the breakout sessions videos and notes.