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April

Mon 6

Aging with Grace: Paying for Aging (POSTPONED INDEFINITELY)

April 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free

***Due to COVID-19 precautions, this event has unfortunately been postponed indefinitely. We will update status when available. ABOUT THE PROGRAM Aging comes with its own challenging financial issues considering costs and income needs for everything from living arrangements to possible elder care.  Individuals and families will learn how to define their financial goals and execute them, and we will present some of the considerations in paying for our golden years. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT…

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Thu 16

Considerations in Planning a Funeral

April 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Planning a funeral is frequently done with a short timeline, which adds to stress and may increase costs.  It helps to know what to expect, and HHCI’s McGee Fellow and CBAC Director Dr. Peggy Determeyer will outline all of the things to consider, whether for yourself or a loved one. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION The best…

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Wed 22

Leaving an Ethical Will: Celebrating Your Non-Legal Legacy

April 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States

ABOUT THE PROGRAM An Ethical Will is a personal document that you can create to communicate your values, experiences, and life lessons to your family.  Come learn how to consider the non-legal legacies we leave to our families. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION The best way to locate our building is to search 5025 Riverway Drive, Houston TX 77056 in…

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May

Thu 14

Understanding Parkinson’s

May 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
understanding parkinson's disease education seminar to learn more

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common age-related neurological disorder behind Alzheimer’s Disease, yet it doesn’t get nearly the same amount of discussion.  Come learn about some of the characteristics and common treatments. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION The best way to locate our building is to search 5025 Riverway Drive, Houston TX 77056 in your GPS…

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June

Mon 1

The SAVVY Caregiver Class

June 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 7 times

Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
savvy caregivers with the Amazing Place for dementia

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Caregiving, especially for someone dealing with dementia, is often a new role and requires special skills and knowledge.  The Savvy Caregiver Class, presented through The Amazing Place, is an innovative, free, program for understanding the changes your loved one is experiencing throughout the disease’s progression. During the six-week, two-hour class sessions, we help caregivers understand dementia, its effects on behavior, and provide personalized strategies for caregiving and related decision-making. Research has demonstrated caregivers who participated in this…

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July

Tue 7

Book Discussion: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

July 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 7, 2020

Free
book discussion group online event discussing Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande

ABOUT THE PROGRAM This program will be a virtual, small group, four week discussion centered around Atul Gawande’s book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. The book has eight chapters that break roughly into aging, senior living, health care decision-making, and end-of-life planning, which will structure the four week outline. Participants are expected to have their own copy of the book. You can purchase a digital or physical copy here. ABOUT THE BOOK “Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming…

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September

Mon 14

Aging with Grace: Health Care Rights & Responsibilities

September 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
CBAC: Aging with Grace: Health Care Rights & Responsibilities

Join the important discussion on health care rights and responsibilities for you and your loved ones as we age, with Dr. Peggy Determeyer. When you go to a new doctor or hospital, you are given information about your rights and responsibilities as a patient. When was the last time you read this document? In this presentation we will review some of the key features, as well as explain ways that you can assure that your health care wishes will be…

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Mon 21

Aging with Grace: Legal Concerns of Aging

September 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
CBAC: Aging with Grace: Legal Concerns of Aging

Learn about the legal concerns that will come as we age and how we can prepare as well as assist our loved ones, with Dr. Peggy Determeyer. Aging brings the reminder that we need to consider the legacies of our earthly possessions. However, there are other legal considerations of aging. Join us to understand the key considerations, including ways to bequeath your earthly possessions, as well as understand other documents that may be needed as we age. Come join us…

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Thu 24

Ways of Transforming Through Wilderness: Pandemic, Loss, Grief

September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar TX 77056 United States
Free
Ways of Transforming Through Wilderness: Pandemic, Loss, Grief

Learn about how to understand your body's response to various types of loss and grief, and how to heal, with Rev. Dr. Tim VanDuivendyk. Everyone experiences loss and the effects of pandemic differently. This also means that we are helped differently in coping with loss, pandemic and grief. This seminar will focus on ways of transforming through your loss and grief toward healing and hope. Come join us for this free webinar from the Hope and Healing Center & Institute.…

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Mon 28

Aging with Grace: Understanding Living Options

September 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
CBAC: Aging with Grace: Understanding Living Options

Learn more about living arrangements as we age and what our options will be, both inside and outside our home, with Dr. Peggy Determeyer. Studies show that most of us prefer to remain in our own homes as we age, but we may need help to do so or may need to consider alternatives. We will present the different living options for seniors, including considerations for obtaining help inside and outside the home. Come join us for this free presentation…

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October

Mon 5

Aging with Grace: Paying for Aging

October 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
CBAC: Aging with Grace: Paying for Aging

Preparing for our lives as we get older requires understanding the costs that arise and how to plan. Learn more with Dr. Peggy Determeyer. Aging comes with its own challenging financial issues considering costs and income needs for everything from living arrangements to possible elder care. Individuals and families will learn how to define their financial goals and execute them, and we will present some of the considerations in paying for our golden years. Come join us for this free…

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Thu 22

The Pointer Study: Evaluating Risk for Cognitive Decline in United States

October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar TX 77056 United States
Free
The Pointer Study: Evaluating Risk for Cognitive Decline in United States

Learn about The Alzheimer's Association U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER). The Alzheimer's Association U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER) is a two-year clinical trial to evaluate whether lifestyle interventions that simultaneously target many risk factors protect cognitive function in older adults who are at increased risk for cognitive decline. U.S. POINTER is the first such study to be conducted in a large group…

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November

Mon 16

The SAVVY Caregiver Class

November 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until November 16, 2020

717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
The SAVVY Caregiver class (Fall 2020; 6 weeks)

Caregiving, especially for someone dealing with dementia, is often a new role and requires special skills and knowledge. The Savvy Caregiver Class, presented through The Amazing Place, is an innovative, free, program for understanding the changes your loved one is experiencing throughout the disease’s progression. During the six-week, two-hour class sessions, we help caregivers understand dementia, its effects on behavior, and provide personalized strategies for caregiving and related decision-making. Research has demonstrated caregivers who participated in this program improve their…

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December

Thu 3

The Ombudsman Program: Protecting Loved Ones in Long-term Care

December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar TX 77056 United States
Free
The Ombudsman Program: Protecting Loved Ones in Long-term Care

Learn about how Harris County Ombudsman’s Office can partner with you in protecting your loved ones in long-term care, with Greg Shelley. Have you been perturbed by some of the reports about senior care facilities in the time of the coronavirus pandemic? Would you like to learn more about how to protect your loved ones? Join us for a webinar that discusses some of the problems in long-term care and how the Harris County Ombudsman’s Office addresses them, given by…

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January

Thu 21

Eating Matters: How Do We Use Food to Fuel Our Bodies?

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Eating Matters: How Do We Use Food to Fuel Our Bodies?

Join Dr. Reeta Achari, MD, a neurologist, as she discusses the connection between food, fueling our bodies, and different health issues. Our bodies rely on our diet to provide the fuel to function. Surprisingly, some of the popular diets aren’t very good for us. Please join us as Dr. Madhureeta (Reeta) Achari, MD, a neurologist who found that some of her patients’ health issues were associated with their eating habits, and found herself writing recipes in addition to prescriptions. Come…

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