Join the CA Dept. of Aging on April 22 for a Caring for Family & Friends Check-In Call

A message from the CA Department of Aging:

Join us April 22 for a Caring for Family & Friends Check-In Call: Caregiving from Afar

Are You Caring for Family or Friends from Afar During COVID-19?

Whether you are providing support to an older person across town, across the country, or in a Nursing Home or Residential Care Facility, COVID-19 guidelines have presented new challenges and concerns.

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to connect with caregiving experts! Wednesday, April 22th, at 1pm the California Department of Aging (https://aging.ca.gov) and the Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org) will host their 2nd of a weekly four-part check-in call series with caregiving experts.

The call will feature panelists from the Alzheimer’s Association and a Long Term Care Ombudsman for a discussion on caring for an older or other adult from afar.

April 22nd,1-2pm:  Caregiving from Afar: Caring for a Loved One Across Town, Across the Country, or in Senior Living Panelists: Edie Yau, Alzheimer’s Association and Nicole Howell, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda

Please join by telephone. Or if you have a tablet or computer, you can also join by Zoom.

Phone Number: 888-788-0099 

Meeting ID: 686 320 843#, Password: 211# 

Click here to join on a computer, smart phone or tablet

Send us your questions ahead of time or during the call! 

  • For those joining by phone, email your questions to Engage@aging.ca.gov
  • For those joining by computer, use the Questions & Answer feature in Zoom.

Be sure to put our future Check-In Calls on your calendar too! All details, recordings, and resource lists will be posted at EngageCa.org. 

April 29th,1-2pm:  Essential Conversations: Planning for Care and Serious Illness during the COVID-19 Crisis 

Phone Number: 888-788-0099

Meeting ID: 345 645 850#, Password: 211#

Click here to join on a computer, smart phone or tablet 

May 6th, 1-2pm:  Caring for Yourself while you’re Caring for Someone Else: Stress Relief, Respite 

Phone Number: 888-788-0099

Meeting ID: 983 3916 3539#, Password: 211# 

Click here to join by a computer, smart phone or tablet 

If you missed a Caregiver Check in Call, you can find them all on our YouTube Caregiver Check-In Calls playlist.

Let’s Stay Connected! 

For more updates and resources, follow us on social media at @CalAging on Twitter and @CaliforniaAging on Facebook.

For more information on COVID-19, call 1-833-544-2374 or go to www.covid19.ca.gov.

For more information on adults and aging services, call California Aging & Adults Information Line at 1-800-510-2020 or go to www.aging.ca.gov.

 

Stay safe & stay connected,

The CA Department of Aging