SUMMER 2014

Located at:

McKinley Community School for Adults

634 Pensacola St.

Honolulu, HI  96814

Room:  106

Free Parking Available

Enter through Pensacola Street.

To Register, Call: 734-9108

Seating is limited.

Understanding Aging and Chronic Health Issues

Date: Friday, June 20, 2014    Time: 9:00-11:00AM   Fee: FREE

The following topics are addressed from the caregiver perspective: the normal process of aging, chronic health conditions, medication management, nutrition & diet, maintaining independence in activities of daily living and end-of-life care. The focus is on the caregiver and what a caregiver can do as well as promoting as much independence as possible for the elder.

Community, Legal, & Financial Resources for Family Caregivers

Date:  Friday, July 11, 2014     Time: 9:00-11:00AM     Fee: FREE

This course will address topics related to social and health-related resources for elders and caregivers that are available in the community (e.g. free and fee-for-service). In addition, this course will address common legal issues including power of attorney, Will and Trusts, advanced health care directives, elderly abuse & neglect, financial scams, and mental competency issues. Financial issues will include discussions on the cost of long-term care and the differences between Medicaid and Medicare coverage.

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

Date:  Friday, July 25, 2014     Time:  9:00-11:00AM     Fee:  FREE

This course will address dementia and specifically Alzheimer's Disease. Topics include the disease process, behavioral management techniques, resources in the community and caregiver stress relief.

See pdf of flyer

 

 

FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING SERIES (to Start in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015) Older couple together.

Located at Kapi’olani Community College

Kapi'olani Community College (KCC) is offering a series of workshops designed specifically for family caregivers interested in learning skills for the care of their elderly parents, spouse or relative. The workshops are planned by the KCC Kupuna Education Center and are taught by experienced health and elder care educators. Pre-registration is required.

 

 

Older woman care giver to older man in wheelchair by the beach.

FALL 2014

Hands-On Skills for Family Caregivers

  »Observe Skills Demonstration
  »Ask Questions and Get Answers
  »Practice Skills
  »Hear Helpful Hints and Techniques
  »Gain Confidence
  »Reduce Stress

Learn hands-on skills in three 2-hour workshops. Participants use the KCC Nursing Lab facilities and learn how to assist an elder with a bed bath, incontinent care, dressing, oral care, range of motion exercises and correct transfer techniques from the bed, chair and wheelchair.
Participants are encouraged to practice the skills. Class size is limited.

Instructors: TBA

 

Course No.:                               Course Fee:  $40

Includes 6 class hours and handouts

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Dates
Time
Room
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TBA TBA TBA Kopiko 241

 

What Family Caregivers Want & Need to Know

  » Receive Helpful Info, Resources and Tips
  » Learn How to Navigate the Local Aging Network
  » Exchange Ideas with Other Caregivers Like You
  » Gain Confidence
  » Reduce Stress

During five 2-hour workshops, participants learn practical and helpful ways to care for an elder and how to make decisions about providing care to an elder at home. Topics include: normal aging and common chronic health conditions, managing medications, nutrition and diet, community services, legal and financial considerations, assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, etc., memory exercises to keep the aging mind sharp, and tips on caring for an elder with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.

Instructor: TBD

Course No.:                               Course Fee:  $65

Includes: 10 class hours and handouts

Sec Days Dates Time Room
A TBA

TBA

TBA

Kopiko 127

 

 

 

Fall Prevention and Career Transitions for Boomers

(see our Active Aging courses for seniors)

Aging & Older Adults:  A Brief Introduction & Practical Approach

(see our Aging Related Courses at KCC-Continuing Education Courses page)

 

 

For more information please call us at 734-9108.

For those interested in classes at Leeward Community College, please call 455-0500.

 

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