Category: Community Outreach Opportunities

ACAP Launch Meeting!

August 21st, 2018 by

Hello friends, The Steering Committee of ACAP Winston-Salem (Adult Children of Aging Parents) is happy to announce our first meeting: Tuesday, September 18 5:30 – 7:00 PM Knollwood Baptist Church 330  Knollwood St. Winston-Salem, NC 27104 Topic:                   Choosing and Using Services in Your Community Format:               Moderator led Panel Discussion Moderator:         Dr. Althea Taylor-Jones Panelists: Faith Based Resources …

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F.T.D. Support Group for Caregivers of Person with Frontotemporal Dementia

July 2nd, 2018 by

Our F.T.D. Support Group is for caregivers of persons with a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia. This open monthly group will provide the space and support to reflect on the unique role of being a care partner to a person with FTD. The group will be led by mental health professionals and a physician. This support group is free.  Anyone can participate in this…

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Honoring Our Personal Experiences (H.O.P.E.) Support Group

July 2nd, 2018 by

This 10-week confidential group is available to persons with a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or Early Stage Dementia and their care partners. H.O.P.E. will cover a variety of issues including interpersonal relationships, stress management, and feelings of isolation. The group will be facilitated by a physician and mental health professionals from the Memory Counseling Program. It is free. Meetings will be held…

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Caregivers Advocating, Partnering, Empowering & Supporting (C.A.P.E.S.)

July 2nd, 2018 by

This 8-week confidential group is for those providing care to a person experiencing memory loss as a result of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. CAPES will cover a variety of topics related to memory loss. It will provide space and support to reflect on the unique role of being a care partner. The group is led by mental health professionals from the Memory Counseling…

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

April 5th, 2018 by

Caring for an older relative or friend with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. You Will Learn To: Reduce stress; Improve self-confidence; Better communicate…

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2nd Annual Aging Well Conference

March 30th, 2018 by

sponsored by the Aging Well Team, Moravian Church, Southern Province Our older adults are crucially important. We want to provide them with the tools and network they need as they continue to grow older. The Aging Well 2018 Conference contributes to this by helping people of faith address the challenges of aging.  The conference is not…

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The Shepherd’s Center 31st Annual Used Book Sale

March 26th, 2018 by

Promoting and Supporting Successful Aging We collect used books throughout the year for our annual book sale fundraising event.  Text books and other selected books are sold on the internet during the year to support our programs and services for older adults in the community. Our annual book sale enables us to provide life-enhancing programs and services…

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Accepting the Challenge: Providing the BEST CARE for People with DEMENTIA

March 12th, 2018 by

Caregiver Education Mark Your Calendar Module 1 What is Dementia? Tuesday March 13  4:30pm Module 2 Skill Building Tuesday April 10  4:30pm Module 3 Ways of Helping Tuesday May 8  4:30pm Module 4 Meaningful Day and Dealing with Problem Behavior Tuesday June 12  4:30pm WILLIAMS ADULT Day CENTER 231 Melrose Street Winston-Salem, NC 27103 Please RSVP as space is…

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

March 5th, 2018 by

Caring for an older relative or friend with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. You Will Learn To: Reduce stress; Improve self-confidence; Better communicate your…

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PIEDMONT PLUS Silver Arts Call for Entries

February 21st, 2018 by

Categories: Literary Arts: Essay, Life Experience, Poem, Short Story, My Favorite Memory Heritage Arts: Basket Weaving, Jewelry, Pottery, Stained Glass, Weaving, China Painting, Knitting, Quilting, Tatting & Needlelace, Woodcarving, Crocheting, Needlework, Rugs, Tole/Dec Painting, Woodworking, Wall Hangings, Woodturning Visual Arts: Acrylics, Drawing, Mixed Media, Oil Pastels, Photography, Sculpture, Watercolor Performing Arts: Soloist, Group, Cheerleaders Registration forms available at all Recreation…

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Caregiver Academy

February 7th, 2018 by

EQUIPPING CONFIDENT CAREGIVERS in the PIEDMONT ABOUT THE ACADEMY Caregiving is a challenging role that is draining and often underappreciated. Most caregivers have to dive in with no training and little support.  Caregiver Academy provides practical education and support one class at a time, so you can be a confident, courageous and competent caregiver for your loved one. Classes for 2018 are listed below. Register for as…

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers

December 26th, 2017 by

Caring for an older relative or friend with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself. You Will Learn To: Reduce stress; Improve self-confidence; Better communicate…

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Senior Services Directory Opportunity for 2018-2019

December 9th, 2017 by

“To all HIPSS members, Senior Services is working on the 2018-2019 Directory of Services and want to invite you to be a part of the largest directory of resources provided to seniors in Forsyth County at no cost to them. We are looking for companies that would like to advertise in the Directory of Services…

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THE COALITION OF MINISTRIES FOR OLDER ADULTS at FORSYTH COURT

May 16th, 2017 by

Event takes place on Thursday, June 1, 11:45 am-1:00 pm RESPONSE NEEDED BY NOON ON FRIDAY, MAY 26 Geriatric Adult Specialty Team: A State Resource Serving Older Adults in NC Debbie McCauley, MS, CP-GAST Team Leader  Come learn about a valuable resource that you may not have heard about. The Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team…

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