Caregiving for Aging Well

Caregiving for Aging Well

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

Speaker: TBD

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

February 26, 2023

Speaker: Christina Irving, LCSW

Topic: Navigating Family Relationships

January 22, 2023

Speaker: Tami Anastasia

Topic: Strategies for the Dementia Caregiver

June 5, 2022

Speaker: Nazanin Tooyserkani

Topic: Hospice Care

May 1, 2022

Speaker: Pastor Arvin Engelson

Topic: Sibling and Aging Parent Relations

April 24, 2022

Speaker: Vanessa Souza from Alzheimer’s Association

Topic: Dementia/Alzheimer’s considerations

April 3, 2022

Speaker Iryna Ishchenko 

Topic: The myth of self-care and how to take care of yourself

March 20, 2022

Speaker: Sally Bryant 

Topic: Experience with changing care locations

March 6, 2022

Speaker: Michael Miller

Topic: Being proactive vs letting life happen

February 20, 2022

Speaker: Linda Ikeda

Topic: Experiences of supporting a parent in another state

February 6, 2022

Speaker: Louise Blevins

Topic: Perspectives of a caregiver and as an aging parent

January 9, 2022

Speaker: Lisa Oakley

Topic: How to approach aging in place or not

December 5, 2021

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.