The Town Hall Forum held on March 29 at the Maranatha Chapel in 4S Ranch was very informative. With two great speakers and partnering organizations in attendance, caregivers learned tips and valuable information to assist in their caregiving journey.
Dr. Teja Singh spoke about Dementia Support, which included definitions of terms relating to impairments and what to expect at each stage. He also provided tips for the caregiver stressing the need for support for the caregiver. You can view his entire presentation by clicking on the the link below.
Dementia Support – Teja Singh, MD
Here is a link to the Beers List of Medications that older adults should avoid or use with caution that was referenced in Dr. Singh’s presentation.
Dawn DeStefani had some practical advice for caregivers for establishing routines, avoiding Sundowning behavior and how caregivers care take care of themselves. In addition, she reviewed care options and talked about warning signs when more care is needed. Click below to see her entire presentation.
Practical Advice for Caregivers – Dawn DeStefani
We are thankful to our community partners who also provide resources for family caregivers. Should you need additional resources, you can access them online.
Southern Caregiver Resource Center
Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers
Our website has presentations from previous Town Hall Forums that also might be helpful during your caregiving journey. You can access previous Town Hall Forum presentations here:
Previous Town Hall Forum Presentations
You can access other helpful resources here:
Should you have questions or need additional information, please contact an ActivCare community near you or call 888-636-5677 for a directory.