Save the Date: Caregiver Support Forum Is Sept. 21
Save the date for The Older Adult Ministry Council's Moving Forward: Caregiver Support Forum on Wednesday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at the United Methodist Center in West Sacramento. This timely event will address the needs of seniors, their care providers, and congregational members involved with seniors – and will provide valuable skills and strategies for helping older adults remain active, engaged, and vital participants in their congregations and broader communities.
- Congregational Friendly Visiting Education will include information on one-on-one at-home visiting with seniors or homebound individuals, along with ways to create and develop vibrant communion ministries and Worship on Wheels.
- The Loss and Bereavement Guidance workshop will sensitively address loss and bereavement for both caregivers and care receivers, and also will include discussion on affordable housing options for seniors.
- The Financial Abuse and Identity Theft Prevention workshop will provide specific advice on protecting seniors from financial exploitation.
- Useful technologies such as Skype and the Senior Center without Walls conference class system will be presented in Technology Options for Seniors.