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.



August Events

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia--Webinar
Wednesday, August 7th
12:00 p.m.
Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to address some symptoms and Alzheimer’s Association resources. For more information, please click here.

Medical Cannabis: Patient Education for Safe & Effective Use--Webinar
Wednesday, August 7th
3:00-4:30 pm EST Hosted by the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, this webinar will address cannabis constituents, dosage forms, drug interactions, and rules of thumb for cannabis dosing which may be used to guide patients in determining safe dosage for their specific needs. To register, please click here.

Estate Planning & Elder Law Care Workshop--Plymouth
Thursday, August 15th
6:00–7:30 p.m.
This free educational Estate Planning and Elder Law workshop will teach participants how to protect what you have for the people in your life that you love the most. Registration is required and seating is limited. For more information, please click here.

Community Event: Michelle Holmberg of Cooperative Elder Services--Acton
Thursday, August 15th
3:00–4:30 p.m.
If you are a caregiver for a loved one living with dementia, this event is just for you. Michelle Holmberg, Director of Services for Cooperative Elder Services, will be giving a presentation on how to modify loved activities for people living with dementia. Michelle’s presentation will offer tangible actions you can do right now to improve the quality of life for your loved one and yourself. To register for this free event, please click here.

Geri-Care Behavioral Safety for Caregivers: A Train-the-Trainer Program--Waltham
Wednesday, August 28th
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
One of the most formidable challenges when working with the geriatric population is safely preventing and managing difficult behaviors, including resistance to care, verbal abuse, agitation and combativeness. This competency-based safety training program designed to minimize behavioral risk and facilitate therapeutic interactions between staff and residents. To register, please click here.





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