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Community Bioethics and Aging Center (CBAC)

713-871-1004 Ext. 206||https://hopeandhealingcenter.org/cbac/

November 2019

The SAVVY Caregiver Class

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 6 times

Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free

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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Aging with Grace: Paying for Aging

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free 21 tickets left

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 Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION The best…

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December 2019

Journey as Caregiver for Alzheimer’s Patient — Odyssey from Despair

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 61 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM A husband tells the story of his 10 years as a caregiver for a wife with Alzheimer’s Disease, from earliest symptoms to diagnosis to slow, steady deterioration and finally death, and how he coped and managed to keep himself whole, in the process. 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…

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January 2020

Polypharmacy — What Is It, and How Do I Avoid It?

January 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 63 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM This presentation will focus on the dangers of polypharmacy. What is overmedication, or medication overload, and how can you address it? In the US, 40% of people take 5 or more regular medications, which can increase the risk of falls, hospitalizations, and other bad outcomes. Polypharmacy can result from the appropriate treatment of multiple medical problems, but needs to be minimized to help reduce the harmful risks of medications. This program will focus on the types of…

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February 2020

Leaving an Ethical Will: Celebrating Your Non-Legal Legacy

February 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 63 tickets left

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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March 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Spirituality and Aging — In 34 minutes

March 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 63 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Ripening while aging provides many opportunities for growth, healing, forgiving, loving, and letting go.  Join Dr. Achenbaum in a discussion of these opportunities. 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 and it should take you to the corner adjacent to…

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Aging with Grace: Health Care Rights & Responsibilities

March 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free 30 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM 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 followed. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the…

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Aging with Grace: Legal Concerns of Aging

March 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free 27 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM 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. 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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Aging with Grace: Understanding Living Options

March 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free 30 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM 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. 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…

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April 2020

Aging with Grace: Paying for Aging

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

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 Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning. PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION The best…

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Considerations in Planning a Funeral

April 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 64 tickets left

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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The SAVVY Caregiver Class

April 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 7 times

Room 204, 5025 Riverway Dr.
Houston, 77056
Free 30 tickets left

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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May 2020

Understanding Parkinson’s

May 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 63 tickets left

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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