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I attended one of your caregiver workshops, and the information I received has been invaluable. Not only that, but it was wonderful to talk with others who are also caring for an aging parent.

— "Caring for Those You Care About" Workshop Participant

Upcoming Events

 

Let's Keep Talking About...Old Age, Sickness, and Death - Liberating the Hard Questions from the Shadows

Through a generous donation, JFCS' Seniors At Home is proud to announce our NEW Palliative Care Lecture Series, "Let's Keep Talking About..." Please join us for the first of these series in Sonoma County on Wednesday July 27.

All of us have questions we are afraid to ask and feelings we hesitate to express. Let us come together in a community conversation, led by Sylvia Boorstein and Redwing Keyssar, to address these challenges.

When: Wed., Jul. 27, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Person's Senior Center, Person's Auditorium - 2060 W College Ave., Santa Rosa, CA

Suggested Donation: $20

A reception with light refreshments will take place at 6:00pm; our program will begin promptly at 6:30. Space is limited - please RSVP in advance.

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 Palliative Care Volunteer Training Program

 As a palliative care volunteer, you would play a vital role in the lives of people of all ages with serious illness, as well as those who are at the end of life.

Through our training program, which takes place over four dates in August and September, you'll gain the skills and knowledge you need to provide practical, emotional, and spiritual support to our clients and their families.

Each volunteer in our program receives in-depth training and on-going support from professionals and a community of peers.

When: August 19, 21, 26, and September 9
Where: Finley Community Center (Manzanita Room), 2060 West College Ave, Santa Rosa 

There is no fee for participation. An application and interview are required in order to take part. No prior healthcare experience is necessary.

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Dementia Awareness: A Path for Families

A diagnosis of dementia can be overwhelming for families as they search for information, resources, and support. Please join us for this enlightening panel discussion that will give you the knowledge and help you need to navigate the path as you move forward.

An esteemed panel of Bay Area experts will address: how to recognize the signs of dementia, understanding symptoms and behaviors, and accessing resources and support for caregivers.

When: Thu., Sep. 8, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City
Cost: Free

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Retirement Support Group - Santa Rosa

Are you nearing retirement, or have you recently retired? Are you thinking, “What comes next?”

Life transitions of any kind can present challenges …. as well as opportunities! Join us for a new four-week discussion group geared to men and women exploring their post-retirement options.

When: Mondays, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14, & 21; 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: JFCS Sonoma County office, 1360 North Dutton Avenue, Suite C, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
With: Marsha Jacobs, MFT, facilitator

Fee: $80.00 (fee subsidy available)

Space is limited. For more information and RSVP: call 707-303-1500 or email RogerH@jfcs.org