EDUCATION

Caregiver University offers a full annual calendar of free caregiver classes open to families and professionals. Topics are selected to meet the interests and needs of families in either the beginning, middle and later stages of caregiving.  

To request inclusion in our Caregiver University mailing list please call

1-800-624-8304 or Click Here.

Not able to join the live event?

Click here to see our on-demand event recordings.

Upcoming Live Events

  • Breaking Through Dementia Care Challenges (Session 2 of a 2 class Series)
    Nov 17, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Zoom
    This is the second session of a two-class series. The onset of memory loss and confusion, coupled with physical challenges for people with neurological disorders place unique demands on family caregivers. In this workshop family caregivers will learn how to respond to dementia care challenges.
  • Dementia: Symptoms, Behaviors & Challenges
    Nov 18, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Zoom - Presenter: Sam Trevino, MSW, LCSW
    This introductory webinar defines dementia and provides an overview of brain functioning and the human central nervous system. An explanation of dementia symptoms and behavioral changes are covered Participants will get a glimpse into the mindset of the person with dementia.
  • Demencia: Síntomas, Comportamientos y Desafíos
    Nov 18, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Zoom - Presentar: Lory Corriedo
    Esta clase introductoria define la demencia y proporciona una descripción general del funcionamiento del cerebro y el sistema nervioso central. Se cubre una explicación de los síntomas de la demencia y los cambios de comportamiento.

Do you need respite to attend a Caregiver University Class?

Funds may be available to help arrange care so you can attend our classes.

Contact your Family Consultant or call 1-800-624-8304 to inquire.

 

On-Demand Recordings

Dementia: Symptoms, Behaviors & Challenges

English

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In this webinar attendees will learn the definition of dementia and how it relates to neurological disorders. An overview of brain functioning and the human nervous system will be covered to expand understanding of dementia symptoms, behaviors and challenges of daily living.

Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls

English

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As we age fear of falling limits activities and social engagements. Implementing fall prevention practices improves feeling safe, relaxed, and confident. In this webinar attendees will learn the causes and risk factors for falls and learn strategies to reduce risk of falls.

Infection Control in the Home

English

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Daily we face many infection control challenges in the home.  This webinar provides guidance on how to reduce risk of infection from common contaminants.  Information on disinfecting surfaces, doing laundry, “sharps” disposal, household pests, care of pets, and food safety will be covered. 

Prevención de Resbalones, Tropiezos y Caídas

Español

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A medida que envejecemos, el miedo a las caídas limita las actividades y los compromisos sociales. En este seminario vía web, los asistentes conocerán las causas, los factores de riesgo de las caídas y las estrategias para reducir el riesgo de las caídas.

Haciendo el Movimiento

Español

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Decidir mover a un ser querido a un centro de cuidado es difícil. ¿Cuándo se recomienda el centro de cuidado? Este taller está diseñado para ayudarlo a prepararse antes, durante y después de realizar la mudanza.

Making the Move

English

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Deciding to move a loved one into a care facility is difficult. When is facility care recommended? What do I look for when seeking a facility?  What are the different types of facilities? How do I discuss this with family? This workshop is designed to help families prepare for moving a loved one.

Home Care Services

English

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Are you a solo family caregiver? Could you use a helping hand? This workshop provides an overview of home care services in the community including public services such as In Home Supportive Services (IHSS), Medi-Cal and private home care services.  Q&A about eligibility, cost & 
insurance coverage.

Anticipatory Grief

English

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Anticipatory grief, or the loss we feel for someone still with us. This class will help caregivers to better understand the unique nature of grief when caring for a person with dementia. Participants will learn practical tips for coping as they navigate through the stages of caregiving.

Legal Planning for Caregivers

English

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What are the legal and financial issues important to know when caring for a family member with a neurological condition causing memory loss & confusion? This webinar will address this question & provide information about power of attorney, health care directives, wills, trusts, & conservatorships.

El cuidado durante los días festivos

Español

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La temporada navideña es una época especial del año. La temporada navideña puede ser un movimiento desafiante y difícil para los cuidadores. En este taller exploramos como celebrar las fiestas al cuidar a un familiar con demencia y otros trastornos neurológicos.

Caregiving During the Holidays

English

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The holiday season is a special time of the year. The holiday season can be a challenging and difficult time for caregivers. In this workshop we will explore how to celebrate the holidays when caring for a family member with dementia.