Navigation Links
Avenidas to Host 10th Annual Caregiver Conference in Mountain View, CA
Date:9/20/2013

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013

Avenidas and the city of Mountain View will present the 10th Annual Caregiver Conference on Saturday, September 28 at the Mountain View Senior Center and Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both locations are on one campus and parking is free.

The conference, entitled “The Path to Empowerment,” will be held in two parts beginning with registration at 9 a.m. at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Avenue, Mountain View. Introductions, overview and a keynote address, “Compassionate Communication,” will follow. Dr. Edie Yau, the Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Alzheimer’s Association North California and Northern Nevada Chapter, will speak about strategies for improving overall communication skills to connect with memory-impaired individuals and respond to behavioral changes.

The conference’s first session will begin at 10:30 a.m. as guests can choose one of three workshops: Conflict & Caregiving: The Unexpected Gifts, with Jack Hamilton, PhD; The 3Ds: Dementia, Delirium, Depression, with Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk; and Effectively Manage Your Hospital Stay: From ER to Discharge Planning, with Paula Wolfson, LCSW.

After a 10 minute break, session two will begin at 11:30 a.m. as guests will again choose one of three workshops: End-of-Life Caregiving, with Tiffany Hawkins; Coping with Cognitive Decline and Changes in Behaviors, with Tiffany Mikles; and Legal Services to Protect Your Loved Ones, with Linda Kramer.

Lunch will be held from 12:20 to 1 p.m. before the conference shifts to Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center at 270 Escuela Avenue. Affinity Groups will be held from 1-2 p.m. These roundtable discussions will be facilitated by geriatric care professionals. The third session of the day, Caregiver Empowerment: Staying Calm and Moving Forward, will be held from 2-2:50 p.m. The discussion will be led by Christina Irving of Family Caregiver Alliance.

The conference will conclude at 3 p.m., but guests can stay for an optional tour of Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center.

The cost for registration is $45. An early registration is available before September 20 for $35. Registration includes food and drink, keynote speech, affinity groups, workshops, access to sponsors, door prizes and more. Register by visiting http://www.avenidas.org. Conference information is available by calling 650-289-5435.

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 http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11143286.htm.


'/>"/>
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. Avenidas Offers New Caregiver Series for Aging Adults in Mountain View, CA
7. Kessler Foundation names Dr. John Whyte recipient of Foundations 2nd Annual DeLisa Award
8. Presidential Recognition Awards presented during the 2012 AIUM Annual Convention
9. John Theurer Cancer Center hosting 8th Annual Neuro-Oncology Symposium
10. ASCO releases studies from upcoming annual meeting
11. Internationally known expert in ovarian cancer to be honored at the ASCO Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), one ... an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal ... controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about ... intend to develop to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy ... especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts ... Washington, D.C., for the 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology ... of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Health Literacy Innovations ... literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN), an independent professional ... announce a new strategic alliance. , As CPEN’s strategic partner, HLI will ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Farm Forward joins ... other leading institutions in announcing the launch of the Leadership Circle , ... animals are raised for food. , Founding members of the Leadership Circle also ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... , Oct. 12, 2017   Divoti USA ... up to the standard of the latest FDA requirements, which stipulates ... Anyone in need of Medical ID jewelry such as ... Jewelry are engraved in terms of the new FDA ... Divoti offers this ...
(Date:10/11/2017)...  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), today provided ... Piedras, Puerto Rico , where the ... Following a comprehensive onsite ... structural damage, temporary loss of power and minimal water ... manufacturing operations have resumed, and the company expects to ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Korea , Oct. 4, 2017  South Korean-based ... next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device ... compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency compared to ... also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of the compression ... crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise $5,000. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: