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Eldercare Services

1808 Tice Valley Bvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595 United States

December 2014

Dec
11

Caring for an Aging Family Member – Support Group – WC

When concerns of aging family members become part of your every day, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group.

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January 2015

Jan
08

Caring for an Aging Family Member Support Group – WC

When concerns of aging family members become part of your every day, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group.

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Jan
29

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress

Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-de-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Class Flyer

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February 2015

Feb
12

Caring for an Aging Family Member Support Group – WC

When concerns of aging family members become part of your every day, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group.

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March 2015

Mar
12

Caring for an Aging Family Member Support Group – WC

When concerns of aging family members become part of your every day, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group.

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April 2015

Apr
02

Dementia Road Map: From Diagnosis to Family Care

• What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a Family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting Dignity and Reducing Stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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Apr
09

Caring for an Aging Family Member Support Group – WC

When concerns of aging family members become part of your every day, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group.

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June 2015

Jun
04

Dementia: Families at a Crossroad between Safety & Respect

• Tools on how to have conversations about needs when denial is present • Giving you permission to “stretch the truth” for dignity, safety and self-esteem • Understanding the different types of dementia No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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August 2015

Aug
06

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for someone with a Dementia – Reducing Your Stress

Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-de-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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Aug
13

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you many need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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October 2015

Oct
14

Brain Remodeling

You Can Change Your Brain and Your Health A workshop for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging – with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder of Eldercare Services. You will learn: How you can repair damage done by stress to your brain The power of “mindfulness” Simple ways to change your chromosomes It’s never too late to be a better you! * Limited seating. No fee.  Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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November 2015

Nov
02

Memory Screening

Eldercare Services will be participating in the AFA National Memory Screening Week. Screenings are by appointment only November 2nd to November 6th, 2015. Please call our office at 925-937-2018 to schedule a free screening with one of our Professional Care Managers. For more information click here to download the flyer.

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Nov
11

Dementia Education

Dementia Roadmap: From Diagnosis to Family Care Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. You will learn: What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? Understanding the progression. What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? Protecting dignity& reducing stress in all family members. * Limited seating, advanced registration required. No fee.  Class…

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January 2016

Jan
20

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Tools on how to have conversations about needs when denial is present Giving you permission to “stretch the truth” for dignity, safety and self-esteem Understanding the different types of dementia No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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March 2016

Mar
23

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for Someone with a Dementia – Reducing Your Stress

Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-de-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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May 2016

May
18

Dementia Road Map: From Diagnosis to Family Care

• What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a Family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting Dignity and Reducing Stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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June 2016

Jun
10

BE! Brain Enrichment

BE! Brain Enrichment is an interactive educational experience for adults with normal age-related memory changes. Research shows that continued participation in mentally stimulating activities throughout the lifespan can help slow cognitive decline and has the potential to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. This 10-week course of one-hour interactive sessions will be facilitated by Giulia Brighi-Donato, LVN, from Eldercare Services. The program will be held each Friday afternoon for 10 weeks, beginning on June 10, from 2:00 – 3:30 PM.…

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July 2016

Jul
27

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Tools on how to have conversations about needs when denial is present Giving you permission to “stretch the truth” for dignity, safety and self-esteem Understanding the different types of dementia No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Call 866-760-1808 to register or email [email protected]

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August 2016

Aug
31

Brain Remodeling Class

You Can Change Your Brain and Your Health A workshop for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging – with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder of Eldercare Services. You will learn: How you can repair damage done by stress to your brain The power of “mindfulness” Simple ways to change your chromosomes It’s never too late to be a better you! * Limited seating. No fee.  Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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September 2016

Sep
16

Brain Remodeling Class

You Can Change Your Brain and Your Health A workshop for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging – with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder of Eldercare Services. You will learn: How you can repair damage done by stress to your brain The power of “mindfulness” Simple ways to change your chromosomes It’s never too late to be a better you! No fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.…

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Sep
21
Free

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for Someone with a Dementia 

Are you riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups and downs are making your head spin, this class is for you. Topics include: The major challenges of dementia care Responses and reactions to reduce your stress Self-care activities and mini-support group Resources for coaching and support This class is intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. No fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the…

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October 2016

Oct
21

Legal Tools for Families

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Legal Tools for Families Presented by: Kathy Schofield, Elder Law Attorney at George, Schofield & McCormick, LLP Discussion Includes: What Legal Tools do you need? How to approach/communicate with family members regarding legal planning What is Medi-Cal? Why do I need to think about it? Conservatorships – When do you need? Or, will you need? Learn when you should update your legal documents. No fee, but advanced registration is required. For questions, call 866-760-1808…

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November 2016

Nov
18

Life-Enhancing Activities

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Life-Enhancing Activities for those with Alzheimer’s/Dementia Living at Home Presented by: Brenda Dickinson, BA, Recreational Therapist Understanding the Value and Benefit of Engaging in Meaningful Stimulating and Social Activities: Learn how to adapt activities when cognition and physical changes occur Hands on demonstrations of specific activities designed to help alleviate some behavior changes associated with dementia and discussions on creating moments of Joy No fee, but advanced registration is required. For questions, call 866-760-1808…

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December 2016

Dec
12

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room: Difficult Conversations We All Should Have A workshop to empower family caregivers with the right tools for sensitive topics. Elder care expert Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, presents a guide to sensitive conversations that she says must take place to promote independence and quality of life as we age. She will discuss how to have the “difficult” conversations with ourselves, our children and our spouses regarding real and imagined challenges we may encounter in later…

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Dec
16

Positive Aging

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Positive Aging Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Founder of Eldercare Services Aging is a Journey. As we walk the path of aging, how can we inject new ideas for positive, hopeful, expansive and intriguing lives? Where does your Joy come from? What are you Grateful for? Would you like to Impact the lives of others? Finding Balance—Learning to be more Optimistic. No fee, but advanced registration is required. For questions, call 866-760-1808…

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January 2017

Jan
20

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room: Difficult Conversations We All Should Have A workshop to empower family caregivers with the right tools for sensitive topics. Elder care expert Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, presents a guide to sensitive conversations that she says must take place to promote independence and quality of life as we age. She will discuss how to have the “difficult” conversations with ourselves, our children and our spouses regarding real and imagined challenges we may encounter in later…

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February 2017

Feb
17

Fall Prevention

Speaker Series: Fall Prevention Presented by Giulia B. Donato, RN 1 in 3 individuals over 65 fall each year. Falls are the leading cause of injury and death. Falls can be prevented. Medicare pays for fall prevention therapy. What you can do NOW to prevent falls Simple exercises that help with balance Learn how to make your home safe so falls are not in YOUR future!

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March 2017

Mar
17

Covering the Cost of Rehab

Speaker Series: Covering the Cost of Rehab – Using Legal Planning Tools to cover the cost with Medicare & Medi-Cal Presented by Brian O’Toole, Hanson O’Toole, LLP, Elder Law Attorney Financial, legal and logistical issues that confront those who need to rehabilitate in a skilled nursing home and how to plan accordingly. What rules does Medicare follow when determining eligibility for skilled nursing care coverage? When Medicare benefits are exhausted and skilled nursing is still required, how does one transition…

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Mar
29

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Presented by: Gillian Notman, CMC No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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April 2017

Apr
21

Positive Aging

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Positive Aging Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Founder of Eldercare Services Aging is a Journey. As we walk the path of aging, how can we inject new ideas for positive, hopeful, expansive and intriguing lives? No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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May 2017

May
19

Are Your Ducks in a Row?

Presented by: Katie O’Donnell, MSW, CMC, Professional Care Manager, Eldercare Services We will address the elements and tools needed for a long life as well as the importance of planning for the journey. No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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June 2017

Jun
16

Eating for a Healthy Body, Mind, Spirit and Life

This class is now full – Please call Eldercare Services at (866) 760-1808 if you would like to be added to the wait list. Presented by: Pamela McDonald, FNP How Diet and Gene Interactions Impact Health and Disease. No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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Jun
21

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges…

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July 2017

Jul
21

If You Are a Family Caregiver, Don’t Go Up in Smoke!

Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson MA, MFT, CMC, Founder, Eldercare Services Get the skills you need to care for you and another! The tips and tools offered in this class can help caregivers work more effectively, with less stress, and to keep balance in their lives. Topics include: No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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August 2017

Aug
08
$10

Life Enrichment Class

This months class title is: Hawaiian Luau Activity based programs designed to promote mental stimulation and encourage socialization. Classes will include hands-on activities that are meant to create opportunities for sharing and reminiscing about personal experiences. Music and movement are included when appropriate for clients who are able. Sample Activities: These activities are appropriate for people who are cognitively intact and are seeking socialization and brain stimulation as well as people who are cognitively impaired to varying degrees. All are…

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Aug
18

Aging Positively

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Aging Positively Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Founder of Eldercare Services Aging is a Journey. As we walk the path of aging, how can we inject new ideas for positive, hopeful, expansive and intriguing lives? No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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September 2017

Sep
12
$10

Life Enrichment Class

This months class title is: Remembering School Days Activity based programs designed to promote mental stimulation and encourage socialization. Classes will include hands-on activities that are meant to create opportunities for sharing and reminiscing about personal experiences. Music and movement are included when appropriate for clients who are able. Sample Activities: These activities are appropriate for people who are cognitively intact and are seeking socialization and brain stimulation as well as people who are cognitively impaired to varying degrees. All are…

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Sep
15

Amazing Benefits Pets Bring to All Ages

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Amazing Benefits Pets Bring to All Ages Presented by: ARF – Tony LaRussa’s Animal Rescue Foundation Join us as a representative from ARF will discuss the benefits and healing powers of pets! Come listen to an overview of the history and mission of ARF No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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Sep
19

BE! Brain Enrichment Course (9 weeks)

BE! Brain Enrichment is an interactive educational experience for adults with normal age-related memory changes. Research shows that continued participation in mentally stimulating activities throughout the lifespan can help slow cognitive decline and has the potential to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. In eight, one-hour interactive sessions participants: ➢ learn about the brain’s processes of attention, working memory, long-term memory, reasoning, and problem-solving ➢ participate in mental exercises to engage and stimulate the brain ➢ learn about lifestyle…

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Sep
20

Dementia: The Road Map from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or…

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October 2017

Oct
10
$10

Life Enrichment Class

This months class title is: Harvest Festival Activity based programs designed to promote mental stimulation and encourage socialization. Classes will include hands-on activities that are meant to create opportunities for sharing and reminiscing about personal experiences. Music and movement are included when appropriate for clients who are able. Sample Activities: These activities are appropriate for people who are cognitively intact and are seeking socialization and brain stimulation as well as people who are cognitively impaired to varying degrees. All are…

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Oct
20

Emergency Preparedness

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Emergency Preparedness Presented by: Mateika Martin, Division Safety Officer, CCC EMS Join the Contra Costa Emergency Medical Services Safety Officer for this valuable workshop on Emergency Preparedness. No fee, but advanced registration is required.   Click here to open a printable flyer

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November 2017

Nov
14

Brain Remodeling Class

You Can Change Your Brain and Your Health A workshop for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging – with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder of Eldercare Services. You will learn: How you can repair damage done by stress to your brain The power of “mindfulness” Simple ways to change your chromosomes It’s never too late to be a better you! No fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.…

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Nov
17

The Elusive Thing Called Sleep

This month’s Speaker Series event is: The Elusive Thing Called Sleep Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson MA, MFT, CMC   Good Night, Sleep Tight! Learn ways to help achieve that deeply desired REM sleep! No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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December 2017

Dec
15

Are Your Assets Protected?

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Are Your Assets Protected? Presented by: Julie M. Fiedler, Esq. Elder Law Attorney, Horizon Elder Law & Estate Planning   Protecting Assets for a Long Life So You Can Have Life Your Way! No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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January 2018

Jan
17

Dementia: The Road Map from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or…

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Jan
19

How Should Your Investments be Categorized for Safe Keeping?

This month’s Speaker Series event is: How Should Your Investments be Categorized for Safe Keeping? Presented by: Eric Rudney, Financial Advisor, President, Rudney Associates   Developing A Road Map to Financial Security? No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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Jan
31

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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February 2018

Feb
13

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges…

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Feb
16

Mental Illness in the Family?

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Mental Illness in the Family? Presented by: Alicia English, PhD, Director of Clinical Services, Eldercare Services   By learning more about mental illness you can support your family member and find the resources, and support for yourself. No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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March 2018

Mar
16

Drive Smart

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Age Well – Live Long – Drive Smart! Presented by: California Highway Patrol Officer, Contra Costa County   For licensed drivers from 20 years to 120 years to stay driving longer and safer. No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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Mar
21

Dementia: The Road Map from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or…

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April 2018

Apr
04

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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Apr
18

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges…

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Apr
20

Avoid Financial Pitfalls in Retirement

This month’s Speaker Series event is: How to Avoid Financial Pitfalls in Retirement Presented by: Derek Herbert, EP Wealth Advisors, LLC   Retirement Income Planning – Planning for Retirement with Peace of Mind No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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May 2018

May
15

Brain Remodeling – Learn to Improve Your Brain Health!

Brain Remodeling- Learn to Improve Your Brain Health! You will learn: · Up-to-date brain research · Minor lifestyle and diet changes · Simple ways to improve & repair chromosomes · Exercises to jumpstart your Brain Health journey Workshop taught by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, and Founder & Executive Director of Eldercare Services – serving the Bay Area with advice, education, and care since 1989. Location: Eldercare Services, 1808 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek. Limited Seating, Please Register: 925.937.2018 or…

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May
18

That Elusive Thing Called Sleep

Changes in sleep patterns? What’s keeping older adults awake? With Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Founder and Executive Director Eldercare Services Part of our Speaker Series on the 3rd Friday of Every Month. – What needs to be aligned to sleep well? – Techniques for a better nights sleep – Understanding medical issues that can impact your sleep – Learn healthy sleep tips Call 925 937-2018 to signup or register below:

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May
23

Dementia – the road map from diagnosis to care

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Education Series What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? Understanding the progression What does a family need to prepare for this journey? Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members Free  

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June 2018

Jun
04

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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Jun
15

Incapacity Provisions in a Trust

This month’s Speaker Series event is: Incapacity Provisions in a Trust Presented by: Joan M. Grimes and Jennifer Wallace – Law Office of Joan M. Grimes, Walnut Creek   By reviewing your trust provisions, you can be sure that your assets are utilized the way you want. No fee, but advanced registration is required.  

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Jun
20

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges…

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July 2018

Jul
20

The Great Debate: Senior Living Options

This month’s Speaker Series event is: The Great Debate: Should I Stay or Move? What are my Options? Presented by: Linda Fodrini-Johnson As we age, our needs, income, and priorities may change, which can affect where we choose to live. What worked for us as a thirty year-old may no longer feel comfortable and we find ourselves debating with ourselves and family members about our senior-living options. Come learn how to manage this debate in a way that honors yours…

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August 2018

Aug
08

Dementia: The Road Map from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or…

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Aug
17

New Options to Assist in Home Care Costs

This month’s Speaker Series event is: New Options to Assist in Home Care Costs Presented by: Terry Davis, Silver Door Financial Services and Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC – Founder and Executive Director, Eldercare Services When it comes to your financial stability, planning ahead is essential. What you need to know! No fee, but advanced registration is required.

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Aug
22

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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September 2018

Sep
12

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges…

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Sep
17

BE! Brain Enrichment Program

This popular program will return this fall: Brain Enrichment The 90-minute, weekly Brain Enrichment program is now accepting registrants for the 8-week program starting on Monday, September 17, 10:00 AM. BE! Brain Enrichment is an interactive educational experience for adults with normal age-related memory changes. Research shows that continued participation in mentally stimulating activities throughout the lifespan can help slow cognitive decline and has the potential to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. In eight, 90-minute interactive sessions participants: -Learn about the brain’s processes of attention, working memory, long-term memory, reasoning, and problem-solving -Participate in mental exercises to engage and stimulate the brain -Learn about lifestyle practices for maintaining brain health -Practice strategies for improving thinking and memory One goal of this course is for participants’ learning to transfer to tasks of daily living such as attention, word-finding, remembering names, and planning. This class series will be held at Eldercare Services. For this session, the cost is…

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Sep
21

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

Presented by: Laine Hendrickson, MFT, CMC Director of Clinical Services No fee. Advanced registration required. Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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October 2018

Oct
11

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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Oct
17

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

No fee. Advanced registration required. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.

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Oct
19

Take Control of Your Health: Steps to Prevent Falls

Presented by: Louis Quintana Physical Therapist, Amedisys 1 in 3 individuals over the age of 65 fall each year. Falls are the leading cause of injury in older adults and most falls can be prevented.   Classes are intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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Oct
30

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges…

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November 2018

Nov
14

Dementia: The Road Map from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join the discussion about what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing…

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Nov
16

Writing Your Last Chapter: Do You Have the Tools, Players, and Details Communicated?

Presented by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC and Joan Grimes, Attorney at Law Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.

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Nov
28

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

No fee. Advanced registration required. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.

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December 2018

Dec
12

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress

Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.     Eldercare Services has been providing…

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Dec
13

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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January 2019

Jan
10

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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Jan
16

Dementia: The Roadmap from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or…

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Jan
18

Writing Your Last Chapter: Do You Have the Tools, Players, and Details Communicated?

Presented by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC and Joan Grimes, Attorney at Law Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.

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Jan
30

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

No fee. Advanced registration required. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.  

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February 2019

Feb
13

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress

Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: • The major challenges of dementia care • Responses and reactions to reduce your stress • Self-care activities and mini-support group • Resources for coaching and support No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Eldercare Services has been providing Bay Area…

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Feb
14

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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Feb
15

Better Hearing Center

Presented by Mark Sanford, M.S., CCC-A Understanding the way you live, your personal hearing needs, and the better-hearing goals you have for yourself helps craft a more personalized and comprehensive hearing solution. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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March 2019

Mar
13

Dementia: The Road Map from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join the discussion about what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. • What is dementia? Where is it diagnosed? • Understanding the progression • What does a family need to do to prepare for the journey? • Protecting dignity and reducing stress in all family members No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing…

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Mar
14

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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Mar
15

Connected Horse: Research Based Therapeutic Equine Program for People Affected by Dementia

Presented by Judy Vared and Paula Hertel, Connected Horse The Connected Horse project offers pioneering equine assisted workshops for people living with early stage dementia and their partners. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected]

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Mar
27

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

No fee. Advanced registration required. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.

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April 2019

Apr
10

Caregiver Survival 101: Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress

Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging. Eldercare Services has been providing Bay Area families with Care Management, Home Care Services, Advocacy, Counseling, Support Groups and Education since 1989. Visit our website: www.EldercareAnswers.com

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Apr
11

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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Apr
19

May 2019

May
09

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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May
15

Dementia: The Roadmap from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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May
17

Navigating Life Transitions with a Care Manager

Presented by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Founder, Eldercare Services We are celebrating National Aging Life Care Managers Month! Are you overwhelmed by life transitions? In this program, we’ll answer these questions:

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May
29

Dementia: Understanding Behaviors & Finding Solutions

No fee. Advanced registration required. Questions? Call 866-760-1808 or email [email protected] No fee. Advanced registration required.

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June 2019

Jun
12

Caregiver Survival 101

Caring for Someone with Dementia – Reducing Your Stress Riding the roller coaster of dementia care? If the emotional ups, downs, & loop-di-loops are making your head spin, our Caregiver Survival series is for you! Topics include: No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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Jun
13

Monthly Support Group

Caring for an Aging Family Member When concerns of aging family members become a part of your everyday routine, when they interfere with work, your health or other relationships, you may need to join a support group. 2nd Thursday of every month Addressing the fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other issues associated with aging. *no fee.  no registration required.

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Jun
21

Special Needs Trust & Conservatorship

Presented by Kathy Schofield, JD, Elder Law Attorney, Schofield Law Group Planning for the care of an adult child or partner with a disability can be stressful. In this program, we’ll answer these questions: No Fee. Advanced registration required.

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July 2019

Jul
10

Dementia: The Roadmap from Diagnosis to Family Care

Dementia Education Series: Join Linda Fodrini-Johnson as she discusses what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you and your family can do when faced with the challenges of dementia. No Fee. Advanced registration required. Class intended for family caregivers or those dealing with the challenges of aging.

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Jul
19

End of Life Choices: The East Bay Conservation Project

End of Life Choices: The East Bay Conversation Project Presented by Linda Best and Leslie Dietterick We will view the documentary, Extremis, which follows doctors, patients and their families in various end-of-life scenarios that play out at the Intensive Care Unit at Oakland’s Highland Hospital. In this program, we’ll answer these questions: No Fee. Advanced registration required.

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