Winter/Spring 2019 Senior Program Guide

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Creating ACTIVE Retirement Years (919) 469-4081 53 LIVE WELL AT HOME We hope to age gracefully, living independently in our homes as long as we can. When a loved one struggles with health issues, memory loss or simply maintaining the household, it places a strain on the entire family. Many will need additional assistance to continue to live at home, safely, and productively. Presented by Tim Murray and Gina Murray of Aware Senior Care. 119518 Fri Mar 29 9:30–10:30 a.m. WHAT IS A PATIENT ADVOCATE? Family members can be overwhelmed when addressing complex medical situations. Learn about professionals who can step in and help families navigate the complex healthcare system and provide much needed support. Presented by Kyarra Rogers, Nurse Consultant with Everybody Needs a Nurse Inc. 119519 Fri Apr 5 9:30–10:30 a.m. UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S Learn what to expect as a loved one with Alzheimer's moves through the different stages of this disease. Presented by Anne Browning of Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle. 119520 Fri Apr 12 9:30–11 a.m. COPING WITH CHANGE At times, the stresses of physical and emotional change can bring about anxiety and other unsettling emotions. Learn ways to cope and move through these challenging times. Presented by Silver Linings for Seniors. 119521 Thu Apr 25 9:30–10:30 a.m. S.H.I.I.P Counseling FREE The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) answers questions and counsels Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantages, Medicare prescription drug plans, long-term care insurance and other health insurance concerns. Sign up for a one- on-one counseling opportunity today by calling (919) 469-4081. Ask the Health Expert Join local health experts in exploring aging issues and learning more about health! Bring your questions to these informative and interactive lecture programs. Location: Classroom 302 SHORT TERM MEMORY As people age, short-term memory tends to decrease. This is a common problem, but reasons can be quite varied. Explore what researchers are saying about the brain and its capacity to retain memory as we age. Presented by Anne Browning of Homewatch CareGivers. 119522 Fri Jan 18 9:30–10:30 a.m. c Resources for Seniors Resources for Seniors

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