November is National Family Caregiver Month.
In recognition of this, Well-Spring Solutions will offer a range of free programs geared toward the needs of family caregivers in coming weeks:
A Guide To Physical and Mental Fitness for Family Caregivers
12:30 - 2:00 pm on November 9th at Muir's Chapel United Methodist Church (Fellowship Hall)
314 Muir's Chapel Road, Greensboro
In partnership with HealthTeam Advantage, Well-Spring Solutions will off a free lunch-and-learn talk on physical and mental fitness for family caregivers. The talk will be led by Savanna Altizer, MS CEP CSCS, Wellness Coordinator, who will share general exercise safety guidelines as well as lead both physical and mental fitness exercises that participants can make part of their daily routine. Registration is required. To sign up, please contact Jodi Kolada at firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 545-4245. Participants who need respite care for a love one during class times should make arrangements with Jodi when registering.
Taking Care Of You
11:30 am - 12:45 pm on November 15th at Cone Health Med Center Greensboro
3518 Drawbridge Parkway, Greensboro
Family caregiving presents many challenges and can impact all parts of one's life. It is critical for caregivers to understand the importance of, and practice, self-care. Learn about ways to maintain your own health and well-being (which, in turn, helps you provide better care) from Jodi Kolada, Director of Caregiver Support with Well-Spring Solutions. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required. You may register online at www.well-springsolutions.org or contact Jodi Kolada at email@example.com or (336) 545-4245. If you need respite care for a loved one during class time, prior arrangements are required and should be made with Jodi.
Understanding Care Options & Advance Care Planning
4:30-5:45 pm on November 21st at The memory Care Center
2701 Henry Street
Risa Hanau LCSW, Clinical and Community Educator with AuthoraCare Collective explains the difference between hospice care and palliative care, including eligibility, services provided and payment along with the importance of discussing goals of care and advance care planning. Registration is required. To sign up, please contact Jodi Kolada at firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 545-4245. Participants who need respite care for a loved one during class times should make arrangements with Jodi when registering.