Physical, Emotional, & Social Wellbeing
Caregiver Support Groups
Available via GoToMeeting. Register one day prior to the meeting. To register, please call 919-968-2087 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Kim for more information.
Caring for Ourselves – Support Group
- Thursday, November 12 at 1pm
- Friday, November 13 at 10:30am
- No meetings Thursday, November 26 or Friday, November, 27
Are you feeling worried, lonely and in-need of a safe space to explore your feelings? Our support group will include education and tips that can be used to manage feelings of stress and anxiety while promoting self-care. Group meetings offered virtually through GoToMeeting. Contact Tiffany Summers, LCSWA 2 days in advance to receive a program eligibility screening and instructions on how to join - 919-245-4277.
- Monday, November 2 at 2:30pm
- Monday, November 16 at 2:30pm
At-Home exercise and wellness options designed to help keep you fit and healthy with your favorite OCDOA fitness instructors: http://www.co.orange.nc.us/2371/Fit-Seniors.
Care Partners Education Series: Caregiving During the Holidays
Kendall Kopchick, MSW, LCSWA will share tips on how to manage your role as a caregiver during what is usually the happiest, but busiest time of the year. Contact Kendall for more information.
Dementia - Let's Talk About It
- Monday, November 16, 1:30 – 2:30pm
Join OCDoA’s dementia care specialists for a conversation around topics related to dementia education, living with cognitive change, and being a dementia caregiver. We will provide 15-30 minutes of education at the start of the hour, and the remaining time will be spent in conversation, Q&A, and resource-sharing around the day’s topic. Contact Marie
for more information.
- Tuesday, November 3 at 10:15am: Know the 10 Signs
- Tuesday, November 17 at 10:15am: Holidays with Dementia
Home Safety Chats
Join occupational therapist Marie Dagger virtually on GoToMeeting for 30 minutes of education and Q&A about staying safe at home. Bring your requests related to the day's topic! Contact Marie for more information.
Virtual Caregivers Summit
- Tuesday, November 10 at 10am: Recovering After a Fall
- Tuesday, November 24 at 10am: Lighting
The 2020 Caregivers Summit was held on Thursday, October 22. ALL
the event sessions are now available for you to view on demand for an entire year! All you need to do is go into the event platform under “EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
,” select the session you want to watch and press play! If you have a question for one of the speakers, feel free to email them. They are expecting to hear from attendees throughout the year! Go to www.caregiverssummit.org