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Free “Aging and Caregiver” Educational Series
Health and Human Services Agency

Margaret Williams

(530) 642-7164

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 January 19 and 26, and February 2, 2016, 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 topics will include the following: 

  • January 19, 2016 - The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: This presentation will focus on the differences between normal aging and dementia, the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the diagnostic process and management of the disease. Participants will learn about resources of the Alzheimer’s Association, keys to plan for the future, and how family members and caregivers can help the person with dementia.

  • January 26, 2016 - Rights and Responsibilities of a Health Care/Financial Agent: Being a caregiver may come with many responsibilities including legal, financial and ethical duties and decisions. This presentation will include discussion about the rights and responsibilities of caring for your loved one. Please bring your questions on this important topic.

  • February 2, 2016 - Caring for the Caregiver: Mindful Self Care: “Take time for yourself” is often the advice caregivers get from well-meaning friends and family of those who live with the demands of caring for a loved one. But how can you “take time” and find respite when it feels there is no time and you can’t get away? This presentation explores various resources to find solace and respite in the midst of the many demands on a caregiver’s day.

The Aging and Caregiver educational series will be presented by 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 is requested but not required for the series. Please call (530) 621-6192 or (800) 510-2020 to register or for questions. For information about additional services for seniors and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit  

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