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What Seniors Need During The Holidays

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

Register Now for December 11

PLEASE NOTE: This webinar is also offered on December 4. The content will be the same and you will have a chance to ask questions during the Q&A portion on both days. CEUs will be offered for both sessions.
All Web Seminar times shown are Pacific Time. Please mark your calendar with your local time equivalent.

Does your older relative get overwhelmed at the holidays and shut down? This webinar will outline the best strategies to make the holidays special for an older adult, and less stressful for you. Gift ideas, merry-making without overdoing it, and caregiver stress relief will all be covered. 

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • List ten suggestions for non-tangible holiday gifts for older adults.
  • Describe five ways to de-stress the holidays.
  • Identify six holiday-related activities to engage an older person’s senses. 


Dr. Amy D'Aprix is the Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers. She is also President of Dr. Amy Inc., a company dedicated to Family Caregiver Wellness by providing access to information and education, services, support with emotional and family issues, and legal and financial support. She holds a PhD and Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and earned her CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) - a designation for which she also trains others, as part of their accreditation.
Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead Senior Care corporation, actively manages strategic partnerships with companies, associations and organizations whose products, services and programs help franchise owners grow their businesses. She and her team’s focus include long-term care insurance companies, hospitals, health care organizations, work/life balance opportunities and senior industry leaders. 


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