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 or Kendall for more information.
Caring for Ourselves – Support Group
- Thursday, December 3 at 1pm
- Friday, December 4 at 10:30am
- Thursday, December 17 at 1pm
- Friday, December 18 at 10:30am
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, December 7 at 2:30pm
- Monday, December 21 at 2:30pm
Chapel Hill Parkinson's Support Group
Available via Zoom - contact Jessica Shurer (919-843-1657) for more information. Please RSVP by the Sunday before.
- Tuesday, December 1 at 12:30: Care Partner Meeting
- Tuesday, December 1 at 2:30: People with PD Meeting
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: Activity Coaching
Join Lisa Meinert to learn about designing meaningful activities for people living with dementia. Contact Kendall (919-245-4278) for more information or to register.
Dementia - Let's Talk About It
- Monday, December 7, 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, December 1 at 10:15am: Communication - Having a Social Visit
- Tuesday, December 15 at 10:15am: Communication - Accomplishing a Task
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.
- Tuesday, December 8 at 10am: Using Your Energy Wisely
Special Events6th Annual PD Loud and Proud Sing-Along
Loud & Proud is a monthly community group for practicing vocal exercises, led by PD-specialized speech therapist at Duke. For this sing-along, regular attendees will be presenting and would love an audience (and audience participation, if you would like!). See Flyer
for more information.
- Monday, December 14 at 2pm