Family Education Classes

JULY – SEPTEMBER CALENDAR
SPANISH EVENTS CALENDAR
Aug
16
Tue
Understanding and Responding to Your Loved One’s Distress (Zoom)
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Care partners can often face frustration when caring for loved ones with cognitive changes who experience distress which can present as changes in behavior expressions. Join our conversation to explore why this distress occurs, how we can reduce the recurrences of challenging situations, and how to increase positive experiences.

Presented by: Dr. Miriam Galindo

This class will be held via Zoom. Participants may join with video or audio only (call in). If you would like assistance with Zoom or other technology, please call our Helpline: 844-373-4400 or email learn@alzoc.org.

Thank you to our sponsor caring-companions-at-home-logo

Caregivers of Lewy Body and Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group (Online)
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Caregivers of Lewy Body and Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group (Online)

If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you are and meet other caregivers with related concerns.

To learn more or if you’re interested joining one of our support groups, contact Kathy Carchidi.

Email: kathy.carchidi@alzoc.org
Phone: 949-757-3758

If you are in need of additional support, would like to learn more about the services and resources we provide or need someone to talk to, please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

IMPORTANT: Support Group schedules can change. Before attending, please call the facilitator to ask about the make-up of the group and confirm meeting details. If the facilitator is unavailable please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

Aug
17
Wed
OK Chorale – Weekly Therapeutic Singing Group
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
OK Chorale - Weekly Therapeutic Singing Group @ United States

Love to sing? Join us!

The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group hosted on Zoom where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together!

The OK Chorale meets every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM.

Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist
Accompanied by Claudia Gambino

Brought to the community through a grant by the United Methodist Church.

Please contact Karen at kmsmusic@cox.net to RSVP or get more information.

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Faith-Based Caregiver Support Group (Online)
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Faith-Based Caregiver Support Group (Online) @ Lake Forest | California | United States

If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you are and meet other caregivers with related concerns.

To learn more or if you’re interested joining one of our support groups, contact Kathy Carchidi.

Email: kathy.carchidi@alzoc.org
Phone: 949-757-3758

If you are in need of additional support, would like to learn more about the services and resources we provide or need someone to talk to, please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

IMPORTANT: Support Group schedules can change. Before attending, please call the facilitator to ask about the make-up of the group and confirm meeting details. If the facilitator is unavailable please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

Aug
18
Thu
Korean Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group (Online)
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Korean Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group (Online) @ Anaheim | California | United States

If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you are and meet other caregivers with related concerns.

To learn more or if you’re interested joining one of our support groups, contact Kathy Carchidi.

Email: kathy.carchidi@alzoc.org
Phone: 949-757-3758

If you are in need of additional support, would like to learn more about the services and resources we provide or need someone to talk to, please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

IMPORTANT: Support Group schedules can change. Before attending, please call the facilitator to ask about the make-up of the group and confirm meeting details. If the facilitator is unavailable please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

Sharpen Your Mind! Memory Tips and Teasers (In Person) @ Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sharpen Your Mind! Memory Tips and Teasers (In Person) @ Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center | Mission Viejo | California | United States

Join this fun and interactive session where we will talk about ways to practice improving memory. Come play along and challenge your brain!

Registration Required: Please call 949-470-3062

Aug
23
Tue
Meaningful Time Together: Tips for Activities and Assisting with Care (Zoom)
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Spending time together with loved ones with cognitive decline can often become more challenging. Whether you are home with your loved one, or they live in a care community, join us as we talk through ideas for activities to do together, and ways to make our time together enjoyable and meaningful. We will also discuss ways to make assisting with personal care a more positive experience.

This class will be held via Zoom. Participants may join with video or audio only (call in). If you would like assistance with Zoom or other technology, please call our Helpline: 844-373-4400 or email learn@alzoc.org.

Thank you to our sponsor caring-companions-at-home-logo

Korean Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group (Online)
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Korean Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group (Online) @ Anaheim | California | United States

If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you are and meet other caregivers with related concerns.

To learn more or if you’re interested joining one of our support groups, contact Kathy Carchidi.

Email: kathy.carchidi@alzoc.org
Phone: 949-757-3758

If you are in need of additional support, would like to learn more about the services and resources we provide or need someone to talk to, please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

IMPORTANT: Support Group schedules can change. Before attending, please call the facilitator to ask about the make-up of the group and confirm meeting details. If the facilitator is unavailable please call our Helpline at 844-373-4400.

Aug
24
Wed
OK Chorale – Weekly Therapeutic Singing Group
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
OK Chorale - Weekly Therapeutic Singing Group @ United States

Love to sing? Join us!

The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group hosted on Zoom where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together!

The OK Chorale meets every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM.

Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist
Accompanied by Claudia Gambino

Brought to the community through a grant by the United Methodist Church.

Please contact Karen at kmsmusic@cox.net to RSVP or get more information.

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Aug
30
Tue
What is Pseudobulbar Affect? A Chat and Q&A with Dr. Trinh (Zoom)
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pseudobulbar affect, commonly known as PBA, is a lesser known neurological condition. It involves exaggerated emotional expression that doesn’t match how a person feels. Come learn more in this interactive virtual chat with Dr. Trinh of Irvine Clinical Research. Bring your questions!

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