CareLink's Free Community and Family Caregiver Workshop
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
This workshop is intended to provide caregivers with tools, techniques, and guidance to improve their caregiving journey. This information is for educational purposes only. It is important to consult with a physician or other representatives prior to implementing changes to an existing health or financial plan.
Although virtual, space is limited, so reserve your spot today! Access information will be provided closer to the workshop.
10:00 am – 10:30 am
CAREGIVING & DISEASE PROCESS:
Carolyn Berry, M.Ed, CDP, Executive Director at Alzheimer’s Arkansas
A general information session about Alzheimer’s, other kinds of Dementias, and other diseases processes that impact caregivers during their caregiver journey.
10:30 am – 11:00 am
DEMONSTRATION AND TIPS/TRICKS FOR CAREGIVERS:
Laura Spradley, MS, Outreach Coordinator at Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaboration at UAMS
A session of helpful demonstrations, tips, and tricks of useful caregiving skills that can help caregivers during their caregiver journey.
11:00 am – 11:15 am (Break)
Presented by the UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative
11:15 am – 11:45 am
ORGANIZING THE CAREGIVERS BOOK:
Gigi Gabriel, Education and Outreach Manager, Alzheimer’s Arkansas
An informational session that addresses the needs of a caregiver and how best to organize and tips to manage caregiver needs.
11:45 am – 12:15 pm
WHAT ELSE IS THERE:
Elise Hensley, MPH, Care Coordination Manager at CareLink, Central Arkansas’s Area Agency on Aging
An informational session that covers other programs and resources that caregivers can utilize to improve their caregiver journey.