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Get assisted-living care advice at lunch session March 1

Feb. 22, 2017—On March 1, the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s “Boomers, Elders and More” series welcomes Sandra F. Simmons, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, to help employees learn more about how to choose a care facility that meets their loved ones’ needs.

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Plan your child’s perfect summer at the 2017 Summer Camp Fair

Feb. 9, 2017—The Vanderbilt Child & Family Center will host its 11th annual Summer Camp Fair on Friday, Feb. 24.

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Learn to balance caring for others and yourself at Feb. 15 lunch and learn

Feb. 9, 2017—Katherine Y. Brown will provide an approach to caring for others while also caring for one's self at February's Boomers, Elders and More session.

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Babies and You: ‘Exploring child care options’ Jan. 19

Jan. 11, 2017—Rhonda Laird, director of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, will discuss what to look for when exploring child care options at the next installment of Babies and You. The talk is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in Light Hall, Room 411.

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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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‘Caring for the Caregiver’ Nov. 16

Nov. 3, 2016—On Nov. 16, Tabitha Satterfield with the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability will offer tools to help caregivers learn to care for themselves so they can effectively care for their loved ones.

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More than 500 registered caregivers available through Vanderbilt Sitter Service

Oct. 5, 2016—The next time you need help looking after your two- or four-legged loved ones, make the Vanderbilt Sitter Service directory your first stop.

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Elder Care Fair brings resources to campus Sept. 28

Sep. 19, 2016—More than 15 vendors will be on campus Sept. 28 to share information and answer questions about resources and services for seniors and adult caregivers in our community.

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Lunch and Learn June 15: Aging and injury

Jun. 3, 2016—Do you have a loved one who is getting older? Are you concerned he or she might fall? Attend the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s lunch and learn on aging and injury June 15 from noon to 1 p.m.

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Experience simulated life with dementia through Virtual Dementia Tour April 20

Mar. 11, 2016—Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? Have you ever wondered what life is like for him or her? If you’d like to learn more, sign up for the Vanderbilt Child & Family Center’s Virtual Dementia Tour on April 20.

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Palliative care and hospice care: Learn the difference March 16

Mar. 4, 2016—Learn about the difference between palliative and hospice care at a March 16 lunch and learn.

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10th annual Summer Camp Fair set for Feb. 26

Feb. 12, 2016—The Vanderbilt Child & Family Center will host its 10th annual Summer Camp Fair Friday, Feb. 26.

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