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The 50/50 Rule

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

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Becoming a caregiver is a major responsibility. This workshop series provides simple management strategies to help caregivers meet the demands of family caregiving.
Join us online with Zoom.
Dates: February 23, March 30, April 13, April 27, & May 11
Presenters: Crystal Whitehead, Medicaid Waiver Case Manager, Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging
Missy Fields, Director of Marketing, Home Instead Senior Care
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Schedule and Topics
February 23: Caregiver and Individual Self-Care Tips to Cope with Stress
Learn tips to manage caregiver stress and ways to promote daily self-care.
March 30: The Five Love Languages of Caregiving
Review the definitions of love; Examine the Big Five Personality Traits; Learn how to apply the 5 Love Languages to the caregiver experience; Learn how to apply the 5 Love Languages to the Alzheimer’s Journey
April 13: Technology for the 21st Century Caregiver
How to use technology to educate caregivers and professionals; discover how technology can help family caregivers become partners in care; take a look at new advances in technology for day-to-day support.
April 27: Utilizing Programs and Services
Gather information on programs provided by the Alabama Area Agency on Aging to support the needs of caregivers and care-recipient
May 11: The 50/50 Rule
Helping siblings share the role of caregiving, including the top hot buttons that cause family conflict.
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More Information
Contact Danielle Rudolph, ddr0007@aces.edu, for more information about this workshop or to learn about Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute programs.
The Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute (VCLLI) mission is to create and sustain a stimulating, state-of-the-art educational, social, and life-enhancing environment for senior adults. This mission is fulfilled through innovative curricula, experiential learning, and intergenerational activities. Further, the Institute engages in research and advocacy that advance its defining theme of “successful aging.”
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome!

Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

M4A
Phone:
205-670-5770
Email:
rwalden@m4a.org