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Genuine Resilience is Closer (and Easier) Than You May Think

Resilience, or the ability to rebound from difficult or traumatic experiences, is the key to well-being. In the context of caregiving, developing emotional skills for coping with stress is essential for the long-term. This webinar featuring Zen Caregiving Project will introduce you to the key areas essential for coping with stress and provide simple practices you can integrate into your caregiving to build resilience.

Online Caregiver Training Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Medical Health Professional Respite Professional Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Mental Health Condition Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Time

10:00am - 11:00am

Location

Online

Community Care Corps Grants Available

Informational Webinar for Applicants to the Community Care Corps Grant for funding of volunteer caregiver initiatives.

Online Care Recipient Training Caregiver Training Financial Assistance Medical Health Professional Respite Professional Intellectual/Developmental Disability Physical Disability Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Blind/Visually Impaired Youth (Under 18) Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Time

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location

Online

Kinship Care Support Group

The Kinship Caregiver Program offers eight monthly support groups in different locations. During these groups, caregivers share their experiences, give and receive advice, and learn about resources in the community. Please RSVP 2 days in advance of meeting. While refreshments are provided, child care is only available at certain groups. Please call to inquire about specific groups.

In-Person Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Respite Professional

Date

Monday, Feb 3, 2020

Time

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location

Denver, CO

Resiliency Series - Care for the Caregiver

Join our community of like-minded caregivers as we discuss specific tools to make us more resilient people. This is a recurring class hat will benefit newcomers as much as it will benefit those who have been before. Cost is free. February 4th is the first event in the series and will continue on Tuesday April 7th, and Monday June 1st.

Support Group Health and Wellness Family Caregiver

Date

Feb 4 - Jun 1, 2020

Location

Lakewood , CO

Kinship Care Support Group

The Kinship Caregiver Program offers eight monthly support groups in different locations. During these groups, caregivers share their experiences, give and receive advice, and learn about resources in the community. Please RSVP 2 days in advance of meeting. While refreshments are provided, child care is only available at certain groups. Please call to inquire about specific groups.

In-Person Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Respite Professional

Date

Thursday, Feb 6, 2020

Time

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Location

Denver, CO

Powerful Tools for Caregivers- Raising Grandchildren

The Grandcares Project presents their kick-off event designed for grandparents caring for grandchildren. This event - Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Grandfamilies is a series aimed at providing tools for grandparents to managing the stress of raising grandchildren. Some topics include how to reduce stress, mental health and wellness, ways to communicate effectively, how to reduce guilt, anger, and depression, and learn to set goals and problem solve.

In-Person Advocacy Behaviors and Social Skills Caregiver Training Community Connections Counseling/Mental Health Navigating Systems (i.e. Medicaid) Support Group Foster/Adoptive/Kinship Care Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Respite Professional Mental Health Condition Adults (18+) Older Adults (55+)

Date

Feb 6 - Mar 26, 2020

Location

Brighton, CO

Kinship Care Support Group

The Kinship Caregiver Program offers eight monthly support groups in different locations. During these groups, caregivers share their experiences, give and receive advice, and learn about resources in the community. Please RSVP 2 days in advance of meeting. While refreshments are provided, child care is only available at certain groups. Please call to inquire about specific groups.

In-Person Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Respite Professional

Date

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

Time

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location

Castle Rock, CO

Kinship Care Support Group

The Kinship Caregiver Program offers eight monthly support groups in different locations. During these groups, caregivers share their experiences, give and receive advice, and learn about resources in the community. Please RSVP 2 days in advance of meeting. While refreshments are provided, child care is only available at certain groups. Please call to inquire about specific groups.

In-Person Counseling/Mental Health Support Group Health and Wellness Family Caregiver Respite Professional

Date

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

Time

10:00am - 12:00pm

Location

Arvada, CO

Dementia 101 - Reducing Your Risk Lunch and Learn

Join AARP Colorado and Dementia Friendly Denver on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, for a lunch and learn event, Dementia 101 - Reducing Your Risk.

In-Person Caregiver Training Community Connections Family Caregiver Individual Receiving Care Medical Health Professional Respite Professional Memory Condition Challenging Behaviors Medical Support Needs Activities of Daily Living Assistance (ADL’s) Mental Health Condition Older Adults (55+)

Date

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

Time

11:00am - 12:30pm

Location

Denver , CO

Step up! Into Life After High School for parents of young adults with with I/DD

STEP UP! Into Life After High School! is for parents of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) ages 15 +. This is a six week seminar series on planning for post-secondary transitions. Each seminar builds upon the previous seminar. Please RSVP by February 10, 2020. This event is free and a light dinner and respite/child care will be provided with RSVP.

In-Person Advocacy Community Connections Financial Assistance Navigating Systems (i.e. Medicaid) Family Caregiver Individual Receiving Care Disabilities/Needs Applicable Intellectual/Developmental Disability

Date

Feb 12 - Mar 18, 2020

Location

Castle Rock , CO