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Events for week of November 29, 2021

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Mon 29th

Bridging the Gap

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Ostomy Support Group

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Tue 30th

Caregiver Skills Workshop

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season Series

November 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 1st

Hatha Yoga

December 1 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Club Connect

December 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 2nd

Annie Muñoz Parkinson’s Exercise Group

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Chair Yoga

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri 3rd

Bridging the Gap

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sat 4th

Adult Chronic Pain Support Group

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Annie Muñoz Parkinson’s Exercise Group

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Sun 5th
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All events are virtual until further notice.

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Upward Care

 

Upward Care believes that we should provide resources to prepare family caregivers for the responsibility they face. Their team provides hands-on skills training in the home and in group formats for family caregivers. ConnectAbility has worked with Upward Care to provide family caregiver skills workshops virtually and in-person over the last two years.

In 2019, Upward Care formed a partnership with the Bexar and Alamo Area Agency on Aging to provide services at no cost to family caregivers caring for anyone over 60 or with a dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis. In 2020, they expanded their services to the Austin and Fort Worth areas.

Upward Care has found when family caregivers have the skills to provide the care needed, it results in a reduction of stress and caregiver burnout, while improving the overall care for their loved one.

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