AFA’s Care Connection is a free monthly teleconference providing the opportunity for family caregivers and professionals to further educate themselves on dementia related topics, receive support, and connect with others. Care connection takes place on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1pm-2pm EDT.
January 14, 2016
Guest: Joan Griffiths Vega, MFA, Mindfulness Meditation New York Collaborative, New York, NY.
Topic: "Ways to Manage Life Stressors as a Care Partner"
February 11, 2016
Guest: Judith Schwarz, Ph.D., Clinical Coordinator, End of Life Choices New York. NY
Topic: "The 101 of Advance Care Planning"
March 10, 2016
Guest: Andrea Shaw, LCSW, In-Home Psychotherapy for Older Adults, New York, NY
Topic: "Recognizing and Treating Depression for Yourself and Loved-One"
April 14, 2016
Guest: Deborah Selsavage, President and CEO of Coping with Dementia, LLC., Inverness, FL.
Topic: “How to be the Best Advocate your Loved One in Long-Term Care”
May 12, 2016
Guest: Allan Van - Young Onset Care Partner and Advocate
Topic: “Question and Answer: Young Onset Alzheimer’s Disease”
June 9, 2016
Guest: Pamela Barton, M.D., Doctor House Calls in New York City. NY, NY
Topic: “Tips for Getting the Most out of a Doctor’s Visit”
July 14, 2016
Guest: Robin P. Bonifas, PhD, MSW, LICSW, John A. Hartford Faculty Scholar in Geriatric Social Work; Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work College of Public Programs at Arizona State University. Phoenix, AZ.
Topic: “Late-Life Bullying 101: What there is to Know”
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