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Elder Care Current Workshops

The Elder Care program offers monthly educational workshops and webinars on topics related to aging and caregiving. They are presented by professionals with specialized knowledge, and by the Elder Care Counselor, Maureen Kelly.  

ENROLLMENT

UC Berkeley Faculty, Staff, Visiting Scholars, and Postdocs:

  1. Click on the "date" or “enroll” hyperlink to the UCB Learning Center.
  2. Enter your CalNet Passphrase.
  3. Click "Submit."

LBNL Employees:

  1. Please call Employee Assistance at (510) 643-7754 to register.

Summer Series for Caregivers

Caregiver Challenges: Memory Loss & Resistance

Tuesday, 7/21; 12:10 - 1:30 pm, via Zoom

This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including caring for an elder with memory loss and caring for an elder who resists help. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources provided.

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Caregiver Challenges: Roles & Responsibilities

Tuesday, 8/11; 12:10 - 1:30 pm, via Zoom

This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including roles and responsibilities of the caregiver and other family members; the caregiver-care receiver relationship; expectations you and others have of you; and feeling responsible but not having control. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources provided.

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Caregiver Stress: Competing Demands & Finances

Wednesday, 8/26; 12:10 - 1:30 pm, via Zoom

This workshop will focus on the stressors associated with caregiving, including competing demands, such as work, family and personal, as well as finances for care. Strategies for self-care will be shared.

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Caregiver Connect

Join the Elder Care Program for Caregivers Connect. The group will meet virtually on the first Tuesday of the month, and the third Friday of the month from 11 am -12 pm.
These small group meetings will focus on a different topic each month. The format will consist of a brief introduction by Maureen Kelly, LCSW, BWAW Elder Care Counselor, with discussion and Q & A to follow. You are welcome to drop-in for any subject of interest. 

Employee Assistance Workshops

Employee Assistance offers workshops on a variety of issues either by request from departments, or by open enrollment in classes. Topics include, but are not limited to: stress management, instant relaxation, and coping with transition/change. See what workshops are currently on offer.