SYNERGY HomeCare of Edmond in partnership with the 1st Presbyterian Church of Edmond is presenting a 5 week Educational series for Caregivers. The series is designed to help provide non-medical family care givers with the some of the information needed to provide quality care to the elderly and individuals with special needs.
The classes will be held at 6:30pm every Wednesday at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Edmond located at 1001 S. Rankin Blvd., Edmond, Oklahoma in room 2124. No registration is necessary for these free seminars. If you have any questions please call (405) 471-4596.
The class schedule is as follows:
Jan. 8th “How to Care for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s disease”
Instructor: Maggie Darcey, OHAI
Jan. 15th “Understanding DNR, POA and Living Wills”
Instructor: Dennis Burbank, Northwest Mutual
Jan. 22nd “How to be a Family Caregiver”
Instructor: Phyllis McGilbray, Retired RN/Caregiver
Jan. 29th “Ways to Prevent Falls among Older Adults”
Instructor: Barb May, RN SYNERGY HomeCare of Edmond Staff
Feb. 12th “How to Care for the Older Adult with Depression”
Instructor: Jennifer Blue, Cutting Edge Research Group
The classes are designed to help the caregiver understand and learn on different areas on how to care for a loved one. All classes include handouts and additional provider information.