Caregiving While Working

In an effort to continually assist caregivers in their search for pertinent information regarding eldercare, our Family Caregiver Support Coordinator discusses topics of most frequently asked questions via Senior Resources of Guilford’s Monthly CATHI Articles.
Caregivers are also invited to e-mail individual questions to:
caregiver2@senior-resources-guilford.org

Click on the like below to access the full article:
http://www.senior-resources-guilford.org/caregiverinfo.cfm

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Reducing Caregiver Stress with Technology

Technology at home can be a great support and improve the caregiving experience; devices, phone applications, audio and video tools, for example, can help with maintaining safety and independence at home while reducing stress for caregivers. Join Dr. Sue Polinsky, President of Tech Triad, Inc. and video/audio expert Mike Twomey of Big Kids Toys AV Company as they discuss and demonstrate technology that may help you.

Reducing Caregiver Stress with Technology

Wednesday, March 28th

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Road, Greensboro

To register, go to www.ACEcare.org/registration or contact Jodi Kolada  at 336 545 4245.

Greensboro Senior Center March Activities Newsletter

The Greensboro Senior Center is a place where adults 55 years of age and older are invited to socialize with their peers and participate in a variety of programs.

Below is the latest Senior Center newsletter and activities calendar for March and April.

Transportation may be available for adults age 60 and older who are unable to drive through Guilford County Mobility Services and SCAT transportation systems. There is no fee to attend the Center; however there may be a fee associated with trips and certain activities. We welcome new programming instructors and all senior clubs and senior group meetings.

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Aging Mastery Program Comes to North Carolina

Senior Resources of Guilford is proud to be the first organization to bring the National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program (AMP) to North Carolina.

The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) is a 5-week educational program which combines goal-setting, daily practices and peer sup-port to help program participants master aging by making meaningful changes that promote health and independence.

Each week’s session addresses two topics on the following topics: Navigating Longer Lives; Sleeping patterns, Exercise, Healthy Eating and Hydration, Medication Management, Falls Prevention, Advanced Planning, Financial Fitness, Healthy Relationships and Community Engagement. AMP incorporates evidenced informed materials, expert speakers, group discussion and peer support to give participants the skills and tools needed to achieve measurable improvements in managing their health, remaining economically secure and actively contributing to society.

Senior Resources’ Greensboro Senior Center will be presenting its third offering of AMP in our community five consecutive Tuesdays, April 3rd-May 1st , 2018 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm at the agency’s corporate office located at 1401 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro, 27408. The cost is $35.00 per participant.

Please call Ashlyn Martin at (336) 373-4816 for more information and to register.

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High Point Memory Cafe

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Smith Senior Center Activities – March/April

Attached is the March/April Smith Sentinel Newsletter.  The monthly activity calendars are now inside the newsletter.

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • March and April Activities (page 2)
  • New Water Aerobics sessions begin in April (page 3)
  • Community Conversations about the Park at Smith Senior Center on March 6 (page 4)
  • “Plan2Play” Master Plan (page 4 and below)
  • Senior Games and Garden Club volunteers needed (page 6)
  • AARP Tax-Aide services continue through April 13 (page 13)
  • Bus Trips and monthly outings (page 14)
  • Other Opportunities in Greensboro (page 15)
  • Faucette Farms’ Community Supported Agriculture Program (page 16)

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**The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking your valuable input for its “Plan2Play” Comprehensive Recreation Master Plan.  When complete, this plan will help the department prioritize new programs and facilities to better serve our changing community for the next 20 years.  Please take a short survey here: http://plan2play.org/

Caregiver Lunch and Learn Series: Delirium vs. Dementia

Please join Senior Resources of Guilford’s Family Caregiver Support Program for our Caregiver Lunch and Learn Series!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Senior Resources of Guilford
1401 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro, NC 27408

*Lunch is provided at no cost*

To register contact the Family Caregiver Support Coordinator by phone at (336) 373-4816 ext. 240 or by email at caregiver2@senior-resources-guilford.org