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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘The Many Emotions of a Family Caregiver’ May 16

May. 9, 2018—Caregiving can be challenging and cause one to experience many emotions, from anxiety to guilt. If you find yourself experiencing similar emotions, join us at noon Wednesday, May 16, to hear Cristy Degregory, a registered nurse and gerontologist at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

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Elder Care Fair offers help in navigating the caregiver maze March 14

Mar. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center hosts its ninth annual Elder Care Fair on Wednesday, March 14, providing an excellent opportunity to obtain helpful information about available community resources and services for seniors and adult caregivers.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Planning for senior care’ Feb. 8

Jan. 24, 2018—Join Barbara Moss as she presents information on the legal planning we all need to do as we age. The discussion is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Light Hall, Room 411.

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Life Phase Series: ‘Getting Older – Tips on Legal Planning’ Feb. 8

Jan. 10, 2018—Join attorney Barbara Moss as she presents information on legal planning to answer the following questions: What are the steps we need to take to plan for the future? Who will help us make health care decisions or manage our finances if we become incapacitated?

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Fidelity offers ‘Taking Care of Older Loved Ones’ webcast

Aug. 11, 2017—Fidelity invites you to join the “Role Reversal: Taking Care of Older Loved Ones” webcast, which will explore the financial impact that caring for older loved ones can have and how to address your needs while helping those you care for most.

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Boomers, Elders and More: Long-term nutrition care for dementia

Jun. 14, 2017—Many older adults with dementia do not eat and drink a sufficient amount to maintain a healthy weight. Simple strategies are effective but time-consuming for care providers.

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Learn how to help older adults with mental health issues Jan. 18

Jan. 13, 2017—If you care for parents or elders and are concerned they may be dealing with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues, you’ll want to attend January’s Boomers, Elders & More session.

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Is it time for in-home care assistance? Find out Dec. 7

Nov. 23, 2016—Family members who do not live near elderly loved ones often come home to find living situations have changed since their previous visit. Amy Walter, a licensed master social worker with Senior Helpers, will provide resources to help you assess your loved one’s self-sufficiency to remain in the home.

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Lunch and Learn May 20: ‘Talking to loved ones about aging’

May. 7, 2015—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a Lunch and Learn on May 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 437.

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Elder care fair is Oct. 3

Sep. 24, 2014—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center is hosting its Fifth Annual Elder Care Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in the Light Hall North Lobby. The fair is a great opportunity for staff and faculty to obtain helpful information about resources and services available in the community for seniors and adult caregivers.

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