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March

Mon 29

Aging with Grace: Paying for Aging

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
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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April

Mon 12

The SAVVY Caregiver Class

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
The SAVVY Caregiver Class

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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Wed 14

Am I or Someone I Know Depressed?

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Am I or Someone I Know Depressed?

Join Dr. Matthew Stanford as he discusses how to assess for depression, the efficacy of available treatments, as well as recovery. Depression is a common disorder with high lifetime rates, particularly in women, and those experiencing social adversity. It is a major cause of disability, and causes death both by suicide and due to raised rates of physical disorders. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic depression was a major public health problem. In this presentation Dr. Stanford will discuss how to…

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Thu 15

What Do Phone Solicitors Know about My Medicare Rights?

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
What Do Phone Solicitors Know about My Medicare Rights?

Join us as Jennifer Salazar warns about the various Medicare scams and how to protect yourself and loved ones. The phone banks are active with people calling to offer you equipment from Medicare. What do they know about your treatments? The answer is nothing, but your Medicare number is valuable to them, and they are not shy about trying to abuse it. Please join us as Jennifer Salazar from the Senior Medicare Patrol of the Better Business Bureau warns about…

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Wed 21

Lower Stress & Increase Energy: Mindful Practices for Life

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Lower Stress & Increase Energy: Mindful Practices for Life

Join us and learn practical and simple techniques that will help you improve your mood and outlook daily, with Danielle Fanfair. Join today as Danielle Fanfair guides us through a sampling of meditative, mindful and contemplative practices that help us to listen to our lives, relieve stress from immediate triggers and improve our mood and outlook. These ancient and newer practices are useful for helping us reclaim our power and create what we want to see. Come join us for…

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May

Wed 12

To Eat or Not to Eat: It’s All in Your Brain

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
To Eat or Not to Eat: It’s All in Your Brain

Join us for this program to learn more about the emotional connection to eating and how the brain responds to food, with Dr. Qingchun Tong. Most of us understand the physical necessity of eating, but do we have the same level of understanding regarding the emotional connection to eating? With growing obesity rates and associated complications affecting millions of people, research is being done to better understand how the brain interacts with food and what can be done to provide…

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Wed 19

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

Join us as Dr. Matt Stanford describes the causes, symptoms, and treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder. Impulsive? Emotionally Reactive? Suicidal? These are the classic signs of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Do you know someone whose relationships are overly intense and unstable, who fears abandonment, and is involved in self-destructive behavior such as binge eating, substance abuse, or cutting. BPD causes problems in many areas of an individual’s life, such as relationships, work, and school. In this presentation Dr. Stanford will…

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Thu 20

How to Talk To Doctor about Your Fears: Overcoming Communication Barriers

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Join Dr. Jamie E. Terry, MD, as she helps you to prepare for critical conversations with your doctor.

Join Dr. Jamie E. Terry, MD, as she helps you to prepare for critical conversations with your doctor. When diagnosed with a serious illness, excellent health care requires good communication between the provider and receiver of that care. Dr. Jamie E. Terry, M.D., MS, MHCE, FACS, will help you to prepare for critical conversations with your doctor. Come join us for this free webinar from the Hope and Healing Center & Institute. Register today for login information. About the Speaker…

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June

Tue 8

Community Empower: Mental Health Awareness Training

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

YOU can make a difference in others' lives by taking our 2 hour EMPOWER Mental Health Awareness Training. On June 8th, increase your understanding of the importance of mental health awareness with this free workshop led by Dr. Matthew Stanford. During this training, you will gain the tools to identify mental illness, develop appropriate situational responses, and connect those in distress with professional help.

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Tue 15

Empower: Entrenamiento de Concientización Sobre la Salud Mental En Español

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

USTED puede marcar la diferencia en la vida de los demás al tomar nuestro Entrenamiento de Concienciación sobre la Salud Mental EMPOWER. En el 15 de Junio, aumente su nivel de concientización sobre la salud mental con este taller gratuito. Durante este entrenamiento, obtendrá las herramientas para identificar enfermedades mentales, desarrollar respuestas situacionales apropiadas y como conectar las personas en peligro con ayuda profesional.

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Thu 17

Funeral Options and Planning: Why Should I Consider This?

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Funeral Options and Planning: Why Should I Consider This?

Join us to understand more about what to consider when planning a funeral for you or your loved one, with Dr. Peggy Determeyer. 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. Come join us for this free webinar…

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September

Wed 8

Addiction and Its Impact on Families | Mental Health Q&A

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

Listen to the personal story from the AJ Weisberger Family and how addiction changes so many families. Mental Health Q&A to follow. Join us as we spend an evening engaging with the personal story of addiction’s impact on the lives of those struggling as well as their loved ones. Listen to the heart of a family changed through their experience and how they want to change the narrative around addiction. Special mental health question and answer session with audience to…

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Mon 13

Aging with Grace: Health Care Rights & Responsibilities

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

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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Wed 15

Brain-based Parenting: Support Children in Transition Back to School

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hope and Healing Center & Institute, 5025 Riverway Drive
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

Join Dr. Crystal Collier, author of The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide, as she helps parents support their children in transition back to school. Post-quarantine, are you wondering what your children lost by being out of school? How to support them in the transition back? How to help them deal with fears and anxiety? In this presentation, Dr. Crystal Collier, author of The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide, will help parents understand their child's neurodevelopmental stage and focus on executive function skills acquisition to build resilience,…

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Thu 16

Aging and Health: Getting Those Muscles Moving!

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

Come join Kathy Brook to learn about the importance of living a more healthy lifestyle through keeping fit as we age. AVAILABLE FOR VIRTUAL REGISTRATION ONLY About the Speaker Kathy Brook, ACIM/ASFA, CPT, GFT, Personal Trainer at KATHYBROOKWELLNESS With over 20 years experience working as a Health and Fitness Professional, Kathy is passionate about inspiring clients to achieve total physical and mental wellness. She has dedicated her career taking a personalized approach to help each person she works with achieve…

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