ASA’s professional education and training services and programs use 10 main topics to structure our knowledge offerings; these ten topics form the basis for the subject-matter organization of our annual conference and webinars, and of our web site. You can most quickly locate articles and other resources relating to these specific topics by selecting one from the main Education or side navigation menus.
This is the starting page for topics related to Caregiving, which covers such areas as Care Transitions, Chronic Care, End-of-Life Issues and Palliative Care, Home-based Services and Products, Intergenerational Families and Long Term Care.
Online Learning: ASA members have free access to all web seminars.
Part Three of “Moving Forward with Alzheimer’s & Dementia,” a three part series sponsored by Senior Helpers &Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
This webinar will encourage both the person with dementia and their care partner to learn more about themselves and each other so that the day goes better. Teepa will discuss personality traits, environmental and activity preferences as well as stress indicators and reducers. Teepa will also discuss planning and organizational needs and the importance of preferred routines and habit patterns for each person. Emphasis will be put on the importance of helping the care partner and the person with dementia reach out to others so that each has options and support beyond the other person.
Forum with NFCA CEO John Schall on "Why Family Caregivers Matter"
National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) and Allsup invite you to a live forum for caregivers, their loved ones and individuals who work with them on Thursday, Nov. 29, 1- 2 p.m. (EST) in the Allsup True Help® Disability Web Expo.
NFCA CEO John Schall will be available to hear your thoughts and feedback on “Why Family Caregivers Matter,” and answer your caregiving questions.
“Family Caregivers Matter” is the 2012 theme for National Family Caregivers Month this November. NFCA has coordinated the annual observance since 1994.
Join us this Thursday to share your caregiving experiences, download NFCA month posters and access caregiver resources.
Click here for more information on the event.
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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month and we were wondering what you and/or your organization to raise awareness about Alzheimer's Disease and honor family caregivers. Here's what you said...
Some events and other activities respondents have planned included:
We’ve all heard the statistics. Every 68 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease. With 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, it is currently the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. And now, according to a recent Marist survey, it is the nation’s most feared disease ahead of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
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Adding a Piece to the Puzzle: LGBT Aging Community Surveys
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Presented by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, as part of their PD ExpertBriefings series.
According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are nearly 15 million Alzhiemer's and dementia caregivers. In recognition of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and Family Caregivers Month, ASA will feature resources and blog posts recognizing caregivers, especially those caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.