Here at End With Care, our goal is to connect the public to the end-of-life resources they need. There are numerous end-of-life related events taking place throughout Massachusetts. For your convenience, we have put together the following list for this month.
Free Dementia Friendly Training--Springfield
Wednesday, January 15th
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Dementia Friends is a global movement to change the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. This presentation is an interactive session that teaches participants what dementia is, how it affects people, and how friends and family can stay connected with the people in our lives who are living with dementia. With knowledge and awareness, each of us can help our communities become safer and more welcoming. To register for this free event, please click here.
Planning for Advanced Heart Failure: Palliative Care--Holyoke
Wednesday, January 15th
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The goal of this educational activity is to educate health care professionals on the disease process of heart failure, how palliative care fits into that disease process, documents in advanced care planning, and offers an interactive activity to practice care planning through the illness. This event is free, but seating is limited so be sure to register. For mor information, please click here.
Benefits of Palliative Care--Hingham
Wednesday, January 22nd
Caring for someone with dementia can be fraught with uncertainty – especially when planning for the future. We’ll separate fact from perception when it comes to palliative care – and how it can improve your loved one’s comfort and quality of life. Lunch will be served. For more information, please click here.
Estate Planning & Elder Law Care Workshop--Plymouth
Thursday, January 23rd
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Register for our FREE, educational Estate Planning and Elder Law workshop and learn how to protect what you have for the people in your life that you love the most. Topics will include the cost of nursing homes, living trusts, asset titling, and more. To register for this event, please click here.
Caring for the Caregiver: Self-care tips and techniques--Ayer
Tuesday, January 28th
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias can become overwhelming for even the most resilient people. Caregiver stress, both emotional and physical, is common. This stress can leave the caregiver vulnerable to changes in health as well as feelings of sadness or depression. This presentation will focus on identifying signs of caregiver stress and strategies to manage. For more information about this free event, please click here.
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