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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center

Lunch and Learn: ‘Aging successfully’ Feb. 18

Feb. 6, 2015—Gretchen Geagan, a certified professional geriatric care manager and CEO of Life-Links Care Management and Advocacy, will provide tips on aging successfully Feb. 18.

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Lunch and Learn on caring for aging loved ones Jan. 21

Jan. 13, 2015—The Vanderbilt Child & Family Center will host a Lunch and Learn Wednesday, Jan. 21, from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 437.

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Child and Family Center offers programs to support family caregivers

Jan. 7, 2015—Are you caring for an aging loved one? The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center can help by assisting you with the “unknowns” of caring for an aging parent or spouse.

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Workshop will examine scams, fraud and financial exploitation of older adults

Nov. 24, 2014—Do you know an older adult who has been victimized by fraud? FiftyForward’s Victory Over Crime program can help. Outreach coordinator Terry Kornman will discuss “Scams, Fraud and Financial Exploitation Against Older Adults” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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‘Stress and the working caregiver’ workshop Nov. 19

Nov. 11, 2014—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a “Stress and the Working Caregiver” workshop as part of its Boomers, Elders and More series on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 439.

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VU Child and Family Center offers help for family caregivers

Nov. 6, 2014—Do you need help finding quality, affordable in-home assistance? The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s One Stop Shop is a service that partners with senior agencies to offer free assistance to family caregivers.

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Child and Family Center hosts fifth annual Elder Care Fair

Oct. 28, 2014—More than 50 faculty and staff members attended the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s fifthannual Elder Care Fair on Oct. 3 in Light Hall.

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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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Learn about estate planning Sept. 18

Sep. 4, 2014—The Life Phase Series: Estate Planning with Jason A. Lee, takes place Sept. 18, Noon – 1 p.m. at 431 Light Hall.

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When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Aug. 15, 2014—Find out what to expect when your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

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What is hospice?

Jul. 11, 2014—Learn what hospice is and the benefits it may have for your loved one.

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When home is no longer an option for the elderly

Jun. 12, 2014—Do you know your options when your loved one can no longer safely stay at home? Dana Hentschel, community relations director for Elmcroft of Hendersonville, will discuss the difference between independent living, assisted living and a skilled nursing home. She also will address home health, in-home care and respite care. Hentschel will speak from noon to...

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