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Webinars Offer Strategies for Caregivers' Stresses

A series of free webinars will help caregivers learn how to deal with some of the challenges of their responsibilities.

Who takes care of you when you’re spending all your time taking care of someone else? It’s a problem for many caregivers, and one that adds to the stress of taking care of someone else 24 hours a day.

Here’s some help: a series of free webinars for caregivers is being offered on Fridays during lunch hours and here’s the best part—caregivers can watch and participate in the 45-minute webinar from any computer or mobile device that has access to the Internet.

These webinars are being offered by the San Diego Health and Human Services Agency Aging & Independence Services, in conjunction with the Caregiver Coalition of San Diego.

Adult children of aging parents, spouses caring for loved ones, seniors and professionals in the field of aging are all encouraged to watch and participate in the interactive webinars that begin on Fridays at noon. They run from Feb. 15 to March 29:

March 1 – Vision Loss and Your Loved One: What Can You Do? – Barbara Runco, SD Center for the Blind

March 8 – Mom or Dad Needs to Move: What Do I Do About Their House? – Valerie Upham, Pacific Sothby's International Realty

March 15 – Avoiding Financial Scams – Lois Kelly, Attorney at Law

March 29 – Palliative Care: What Everyone Needs to Know – Helen McNeal, ED, CSU, San Marcos Institute for Palliative Care

To register or for more detailed information on the webinar topics visit caregivercoaltionsd.org. Once you register, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the webinar.

-County of San Diego news release

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