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Legal and Estate Planning for Alzheimer’s Families

Live chat with expert: LeRoy Peterson

  • Tips for establishing wills and advance directives
  • Considerations for estate planning
  • Considerations for long-term care planning
  • Tips for families who have lost a loved one and are now facing the probate process

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Chat recordings will be added to the archive 24 hours after the event.

Alzheimer’s Live Chat – Faith’s Role in the Caregiving Journey

Live chat with expert: Rick Hamlin

Live Chat with expert: Rick Hamiln

Rick Hamlin is the executive editor of Guideposts and author of numerous books exploring the power of prayer and faith. His book Ten Prayers You Can’t Live Without was published in 2013 and discusses how you can talk with God about anything. Rick will share encouragement on how to cultivate a relationship with faith and the key roles faith and prayer play in managing a dementia diagnosis its progression.

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Live chat with expert: Alison Roncin

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Registration QA Test Webinar

Live chat with expert: Karen Garner

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• Partnerships with job posting websites
• An online application system to streamline the hiring process
• An online lead management system to track and nurture applicants’ progress
• Processes and guidelines for candidate assessment and interviewing
• Initial and ongoing CAREGiver training materials, including specialized training courses
• Employee recognition programs

Chat recordings will be added to the archive 24 hours after the event.

Practical Ways for Dementia Care Partners to Find Respite

Live chat with expert: Karen Garner

Join expert Karen Garner and your host Lakelyn Hogan as we talk about practical ways for dementia care partners to find respite. We know you know that it’s important to get enough sleep and take care of yourself, but the million dollar question is HOW, especially when you have so many other responsibilities to juggle. Some topics this chat may cover include:

  • Tips for requesting help from family members
  • Respite care resources and services in your community
  • Tips for talking to your employer about your care situation

Chat recordings will be added to the archive 24 hours after the event.

The Post-Caregiving Journey

Live chat with expert: Karen Garner

Join expert Karen Garner and host Lakelyn Hogan as we talk about what happens when your caregiving journey ends. Karen is walking through that experience right now after the passing of her husband, Jim, and is glad to pass along some of her lessons learned for the benefit of others going through the same thing. Some topics this chat may cover include:

  • Processing grief and guilt
  • Discovering your post-caregiver identity
  • Ways to share your story, become an advocate, and reach out to help others

Chat recordings will be added to the archive 24 hours after the event.

Music Therapy for Dementia

Live chat with expert: Rachelle Norman

Join expert Rachelle Norman & host Lakelyn Hogan as we talk about music therapy and how it can help individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia disorders. Music has the power to bring joy to just about anyone, but it’s ability to reach past the mind and touch the soul can be particularly beneficial to those experiencing memory loss.

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Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Live chat with expert: Michael Ellenbogen

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Early-Onset Dementia

Live chat with expert: Karen Garner

  • Differences between early-onset and other forms of dementia
  • Coping with the emotional stress
  • Figuring out the hard stuff (care plans, finances, etc.)
  • How to face a future you never planned on
  • Balancing work and family responsibilities
  • And more

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