Navigation Links
Avenidas Offers New Caregiver Series for Aging Adults in Mountain View, CA

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013

An exciting new collaboration has begun between Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, the Alzheimer’s Association, El Camino Hospital, Family Caregiver Alliance, and Stanford Geriatric Education Center. These organizations are joining together to present Family Caregiving 101, a year-long series of complimentary workshops to help family caregivers.

Join Avenidas on Thursday, August 22 at 7 p.m. for a presentation titled, “Taking Care of You” by the Director of Stanford’s Geriatric Education Center, Dolores Gallagher Thompson, PhD, ABPP. All workshops will take place at Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, located at 270 Escuela Avenue in Mountain View. There is plenty of free parking, light refreshments will be served, and attendees will have a chance to win a door prize.

The workshops for the rest of 2013 will be:
-Thursday, September 26, 7 p.m. - How to Increase Balance & Decrease Falls
-Thursday, October 24, 7 p.m. - Stress Reduction Techniques
-Thursday, November 14, 7 p.m. Understanding Family Dynamics

Upcoming workshops in 2014 will include:
-Body mechanics and transfer skills
-Emotional health
-New therapies (e.g. music, animals, art)
-End of life/spirituality issues
-Building a personal support network
-Medical advocacy
-Dementia communication

For more information and to RSVP for a workshop, please call (650) 289-5499 or email jpulliam(at)avenidas(dot)org.

About the company:

Avenidas is a non-profit agency that seeks to create successful aging for older adults in a community that supports and celebrates older adults. They provide a wide range of support options, memberships, information, classes and services that enable people to stay active, maintain their independence, help their aging parents, or care for a spouse. They provide the resources for caregivers and the resources for older adults to support positive aging. Their innovative programs and compassionate staff (paid and volunteer) help enrich the lives of more than 6,500 mature adults and their families each year. A community-based nonprofit organization, Avenidas serves the San Francisco Bay Area mid-Peninsula communities of Palo Alto. For more information, please visit their website.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Avenidas Village Hosts Second Annual Financial Conference
2. Avenidas Village Introduces ER INFO Flash Drives
3. Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center to Host "How To" Workshop for Family Caregivers
4. Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement 2013
5. Avenidas Offers Numerous Events for Older Adults During the Month of June
6. Mayo Clinic offers newly approved treatment for acid reflux disease
7. Wilderness Medicine founder offers health tips for summer season
8. Botox Offers Little Relief for Migraine, Study Finds
9. Prosthetic retina offers simple solution to restoring sight
10. Study Offers Ways to Decrease Use of Restraints at Nursing Homes
11. Skin transplant offers new hope for vitiligo patients
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... There is only one major ... billings from last year? , This question has not been an easy question to ... the retirement age and the younger workforce don’t share the same discipline around working ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... A team of Swiss doctors has released a ... Mesothelioma has just posted the findings on the website. Click here to read ... of 136 mesothelioma patients who were treated with chemotherapy followed by EPP surgery. Among ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion ... Final Cut Pro X. With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an ... as a minimalist title opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... failing. Secura Consultants has prided itself for not only fulfilling the needs of ... protection solutions at an affordable price and providing top-tier customer service. However, there's ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock ... concert posters. This is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful concert posters. The ... of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is hard to believe ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 2015 --> --> ... to find optimal contrast weighting of MRI for patients ... signed a research agreement with SyntheticMR in order to use ... it is possible to generate multiple contrast images from a ... has left, thus making it possible to both fine tune ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ... Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, ... their offering. --> ) ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Nov. 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Advanced Wound Care Market by Type (Dressings, Therapy Devices, ... (In-Patient Facility, Out-Patient Facility), and Geography - Global Forecast ... --> --> The purpose ... and forecast of the global advanced wound care market. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: