Personal Health Advocacy: Communicating with Our Health Providers
This class will help us develop the strategies and tools we need to be our own health advocates.
Trauma Informed Care: How to Care for People Who Have Experienced Trauma
We will look at ways in which caregivers can be more informed in understanding trauma
Community Resources A to Z (Part 1)
Join us to learn about options for aging in place.
Community Resources A to Z (Part 2)
Find out about resources related to transitioning into long term care or a nursing facility.
Dementia: What One Needs to Know to Better Care for Their Loved One
Participants will be given ideas on how to create meaningful experiences with a person who has dementia.
Dementia: What One Needs to Know to Care for the One They Love
Caring for a person with dementia is not easy and the demands of the job are constantly changing.
The Healing Power of Proper Rest
Sleep habits are important at any age, but especially as we get older.
Making It Easier: Millage Services Available to Assist You
This class will explore in depth the services available to Kent County seniors and caregivers.
Come listen to an elder law attorney and caregiver expert explain the importance documents that protect you and your loved ones.
Kent County Senior Millage Open House
Join us for the Kent County Senior Millage Open House on Wednesday, September 26th!
Stress, Holidays and Depression: Tips for Coping All Year Around
Learn abou how to recognize signs of depression and anxiety, and be better prepared to handle the stress of the busy holiday season while caregiving.
Hope and Healing After Loss
While there is no right or wrong way to grieve, there are healthy ways to cope with the pain...
Emotional Intelligence: Recognizing Emotions and Learning How to Understand Them
Join us for a stimulating and thought provoking session as we learn about the fascinating field of emotional intelligence.
What You Need to Know About the New Auto Insurance Law
Did you know that Michigan is changing the law about No-Fault? Join us on the Zoom platform (via phone or computer) for a session to learn from two local insurance agents who have been closely monitoring this new law.
Virtual FCU: Caring for a Challenging Loved One
Is the one you are caregiving for difficult? Come learn from a therapist, Julie Alicki LMSW, CADP, as she shares her knowledge working with a variety of late-in-life clients.
Virtual Family Caregiver Support Group
Are you a family caregiver? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed? Don’t walk the caregiver path alone...
Virtual FCU: Organizing for Emotional Health
This workshop will focus on decluttering, downsizing, and organizing spaces for older adults to help them age in place while surrounded by the possessions that mean the most.
Family Caregiver University: Community Resources A-Z (Part 1): In Home Options to Maintain Independence
Learn about a variety of options for care in a home-based setting, such as Kent County Senior Millage, Care Management services, Medicare, Medicaid (including MI Choice Waiver), PACE, private duty home care, Adult Day Care, respite services, and much more.
Virtual FCU: Community Resources A-Z (Part 2): Long Term Care Options
Learn about resources related to transitioning into long term care or a nursing facility.
Virtual FCU: Looking Up When Life Pushes You Down
We all face similar challenges, traumas, and tragedies in our lives. Have you ever wondered why some people bounce back from tough times with a positive outlook while for others, life continues to be a challenge?
FCU: Community Resources A to Z Recordings
Did you miss our Zoom presentations? You can now watch the recordings here!
CRN Diversity Academy: March Series
Join us for a virtual 3-part series...
Virtual FCU: NOW WHAT? Important things to consider when you or a loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness
Modern medicine has changed our life expectancy from 70 in 1960 to 79 in 2019. Compare this to an average of 47 in 1890! With increasing age comes increased opportunity, but it also means we are living longer with chronic conditions that in earlier years would have meant our end.
Family Caregiver University: Dementia with Joy and Chris
Join us for our next virtual Family Caregiver University class!
Caregiver Resource Network May Meeting
SAVE THE DATE: TUESDAY, May 9, 2023 8:00 - 8:30 am Networking 8:30 - 10:00 am Presentation & Program Announcements IN-PERSON MEETING: 3215 Eaglecrest Drive NE, Grand Rapids
Family Caregiver University: I'm Still Standing!
Join Dave as we examine the unchartered waters of our senior years: what got us here, what we have learned about ourselves, and how we can draw on our wisdom and strengths to adapt to the surprises and challenges of the ever changing second half of life.
FCU: What is an End-of-Life Doula?
What is an End-of-Life Doula? This informative presentation will answer this question and more!
Family Caregiver University: Caring for the Caregiver
This class will focus on the caregiver and how they can still care for themselves.