The Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative encourages stakeholders and communities involved in the age- and dementia friendly movement to check out the following upcoming events:
- Caring for the Caregiver Series – November 18th
Join the next webinars in the Caring for the Caregiver series hosted by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the MassTech Collaborative’s Mass Caregiving Initiative.
The November and December webinars will be a two-part series focused on communication in families. The first webinar on Friday, November 18th at 12 PM will focus on family caregivers’ communication with family members, while the second webinar on Thursday, December 15th at 12 PM will focus on family caregivers’ communication with their loved one.
Check out past webinars in the Caregiving Webinar Series on the EOEA YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoJinQ2S5Edhksz8CErgM0uYVMkvCdxlE
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- Let’s Talk About Dementia and Culture 2022 – November 15th
Dementia affects every community, but not in the same way. Join Dementia Friends Massachusetts for a conversation about disparities, different needs, and specific strengths in many cultural and linguistic communities.
Dementia educators and advocates in Black/African American, Chinese, Brazilian/Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Spanish-speaking, and Southeast Asian communities, as well as those working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, will share their insights and experiences. Come learn with us, as we work to raise awareness about dementia and make sure that information and support is available in all of our communities.
When and where: Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 EST. On Zoom.
Cost: Attendance is free; donations accepted.
Interpretation: Simultaneous interpretation will be available in Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish and Vietnamese.
CEUs: This program has been approved for three (3) Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. NASW-MA Chapter CE Approving Program, Authorization Number D 91323. Certificates of attendance will also be available for nurses and those in other professions. Those requesting CEUs or a certificate must attend the entire event and complete a follow-up evaluation. There is an added fee for CEUs.
DETAILS AND REGISTRATION:
- Please visit https://www.jfcsboston.org/About/Community-Programs/Upcoming-Events/virtual-dementia-symposium-2022
- Register here: www.bit.ly/dementiasymposium22
- Sponsorship opportunities: click here
- The flyer for the symposium is attached.
Let’s Talk about Dementia and Culture 2022, led by Dementia Friends Massachusetts, is a program of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Boston. It is co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter, Dementia Action Alliance, and National Council of Dementia Minds. Thank you to Point32Health Foundation for supporting Dementia Friends Massachusetts’ “road to representation,” and this symposium.
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