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General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

2017

Department:
Health and Human Services Agency

Date:
6/29/2017
Contact:
Family Caregiver Support Program

Phone:
530-621-6192

Free Aging and Caregiver Educational Series

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Family Caregiver Support Program is pleased to present a free "Aging & Caregiver" educational series in Greenwood. The educational series will be held July 18 and 25, and August 1, 2017, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Greenwood Community Center located at 4401 Hwy 193 in Greenwood. The series will provide instruction and support for people who care for or plan to care for an aging family member or friend. The series will feature the following topics:

  • July 18, 2017Walking the Placement Path with a Care Coordinator: This presentation includes care options and how a care coordinator can assist and guide with placement for a loved one.
  • July 25, 2017Know the 10 Warning Signs: Early Detection Matters: This presentation addresses the ten warning signs of Alzheimer's disease. Learn what is involved in getting a diagnosis, risks associated with Alzheimer's and the benefits of early detection.
  • August 1, 2017Feed Your Brain and Dispel Food Myths: This presentation will include discussion about the importance of hydration and proper nutrition for caregivers and their loved ones. Attendees will also learn how to make nutritious and quick meals on a budget. Bring your questions for Q&A time.

The Aging and Caregiver educational series will include presentations from local experts in their respected fields. Participates may attend one or all of the classes. The classes are free of charge, although donations are accepted. Light refreshments will be served. The series is offered as an educational opportunity only; no solicitation of services will be presented.

Advanced registration for the series is requested but not required. Please call (530) 621-6192 or (530) 621-6151 to register or for questions. For information about additional services for seniors and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit www.edcgov.us/HumanServices.

 

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