Caregiver Support

Carlisle COAHS Caregiver Support Group

Meets bimonthly in-person and by Zoom, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 1-2pm in the Heald Room at Town Hall

Contact Melissa Roman at [email protected] or at 978-759-7621 for the Zoom link or for additional information.

 

Ongoing and Upcoming Events

Caring for the Caregiver: A Monthly Webinar Series by the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs

EOEA Webinar Series

 

Minuteman Senior Services presents, Powerful Tools for Caregivers Virtual Workshop

Meets every Wednesday
January 24 - February 28, 2024
11:30 am - 1 pm

 

See flyer for more information: Download flyer here

 

Alzheimer’s Association New England Family Conference, Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd, 2024

Join us for a free, virtual conference for those living with Alzheimer's and dementia and their families. Sessions will feature notable guest speakers and include a panel of persons living with early stage dementia. See details about program offerings below. For more information, click here.

Programs for Individuals Living with Dementia, Friday 3/1/24

Note: All sessions will include live, simultaneous Spanish interpretation

  • 9:30 - 11:00 AM, Opening Remarks and Keynote, Living Well: Panel of Individuals Living with Dementia
  • 11:00- 11:15 AM, Break
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Maximizing Independence: Tips and Strategies to Organize Your Space and Home
  • 12:15 - 12:45 PM, Lunch Break
  • 12:45 - 1:45 PM, Using Art and Mindfulness to Care for Yourself
  • 1:45- 2:00 PM, Closing Remarks

Programs for Family Caregivers, Saturday 3/2/2024

  • 9:30-11:00 AM, Opening Remarks and Keynote, A Time of Hope: Advances in Treatment and Modifiable Risk Factors
  • 11:00 - 11:15 AM, Break
  • 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Caregiver Panel, Caregiver Conversations: Journey of Hope, Panel of Caregivers
  • 12:15 - 12:45 PM, Lunch Break
  • 12:45 - 1:45 PM, Creating Meaningful Engagement with Memory Boxes
  • 1:45- 2:00 PM, Closing Remarks

 

Education and Resources

The Alzheimer's Association provides education for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers. Some of the topics include: warning signs of Alzheimer's, tips for managing finances, understanding dementia, and more. February 2024 events (virtual and in-person) can be found here.