Use the Request form to Invite a Speaker to Your Event or Group Meeting.

The Caregiver Coalition is happy to offer a variety of FREE educational presentations, aimed to support and inform family caregivers within San Diego County. If your agency or community group would like to hear one or more of these topics, please contact us with the link below!

Aging Process

• 5 Steps to HAPPY
• Aging Process: What is Normal and What is Not
• Good Mental Health is Ageless
• Healthy Aging & Getting Through Time
• Living Well
• Making the Most of Doctor and Medical Visits
• Understanding Parkinson’s Disease
• What is Healthy Aging?

Communication in Elder Care
• Addressing Behavior Issues While Caregiving
• Aging Loved Ones: When and How to Help
• Caregiving Tips 101
• Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others
• Communicating With Your Loved One
• Difficult Conversations: Techniques & Tips
• Emotional Issues of Caregiving
• We Need to Talk: Conversations with Older Adults

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care
• Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias
• Communicating with People with Dementia
• Dementia and Driving
• Intimacy & Dementia
• Managing Difficult Behaviors of Dementia
• Plan a Journey through Memory Loss
• Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Financial Issues in Elder Care
• 50 Ways to Love Your Money
• Don’t Get Hooked: Preventing Financial
• Financial Elder Abuse
• Introduction to Financial Elder Abuse
• Preventing Identity Theft Against Elders

Housing Options
• Negotiating the Complex World of Nursing Homes
• Housing Options for Seniors
• Understanding Senior Care Options

Resources and Information for Caregivers
• Caregiving through the Holidays
• Community Programs & Resources
• Family Involvement
• Finding Balance Between Work and Life
• I’m a Caregiver, Now What?

In Home Non-Medical Care

• Challenges of Family Caregiving
• How to Pick the Right Home Care Agency for You!
• Transportation Through a Home Care Agency
• What is the Role and Responsibility of the Caregiver?
• When is it Time to Hire Help at Home?

Legal Considerations
• 5 Essential Legal Documents
• Elder Law in California
• How Do I Know If My Loved One has Capacity?
• Legal Aspects of Long Term Care Planning
• Legal Strategies for Caregivers
• Mandated Reporting of Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse
• Need for Conservatorship in this Day Age

• Are You Ready for Medicare?
• Insurance (Medicare/Medical? & Legal Requirements
• Medicare 101: Learning the Rules
• Medicare and You
• Medicare, HMOs, Long Term Care Insurance and more
• The Five Long Term Medicare Strategies

Palliative Care, Hospice & End of Life
• A Green Goodbye
• Advance Care Planning
• Advance Health Care Directive: Respected Decisions
• Ambiguous Grief
• Care for the Caregiver
• Five Wishes
• Grief 101: Surviving Life After Loss
• Grief and Loss
• Hospice Care Overview
• Making Funeral Arrangements
• Surviving Holiday Grief-Healing Through the Holidays
• Understand Grief & Loss in Relation to End-of Life Care

Safety Issues of Caregiving
• Aging in Place: Using Equipment when Home Modifications Are Not Enough
• Changing Behaviors to Prevent Falls
• Elder Abuse
• How to Afford Medical Equipment
• Medicines, Alcohol and Tobacco
• Overcoming Obstacles to Aging in Place
• Reporting Elder Abuse
• Stepping Safely In Your SHOE (Strength, Health, Optical, Environment)
• Technology & Medical Equipment
• Wise use of Medications

Veterans Support
• VA Options for Caregivers

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