Outagamie County Caregiver Chat Schedule

The Outagamie County Caregiver Association is pleased to announce the line up for Caregiver Chats!

Caregiver Chats are designed to provide a place to openly share and discuss what’s happening in your life as a caregiver. Join us each month for insightful conversations around caregiving challenges, discover helpful resources, and gain encouragement from professionals and your peers.

These free events are open to the public and are held every moth 4:00-5:00 pm, online only (via Zoom), registration is required by clicking the box below.

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January 26 Striking a Balance
with Karen Dickrell, Extension Outagamie County
Discover how to find more balance in your life, with all the stresses and demands on you and your family.

February 23 Loss, Grief & Changing Relationships
with Susan Kazik, MSW, CAPSW Caregiver Coach, RCI REACH, Mosaic Family Health
Discussion will include changing roles as care needs increase, concepts of grief, secondary loss, as well as formal and informal support systems.

March 23 Increasing Social Connectedness for Older Adults
with Jan Sommerfeld, RSVP Director, Volunteer Fox Cities
Learn more about TeleMatch, Cycling Without Age, and Retired & Senior Volunteer programs that include transportation, meals and housing.

April 27 Advance Care Decisions
with Becky Deuel, Fox Valley Advance Care Planning Partnership
Hear updates on Durable power for health care. “It’s always too soon until it’s too late.”

May 25 Tech-ED for Adults & Phone Pals
with Chelsea Vosters, Older Adult Program Coordinator
Learn more about Tech-ED for Adults & Phone Pals program, offered through the Volunteer Fox Cities program.

June 22 Final-Journey Companions
with Mellissa Hanson, Final Journey Death Doula
Get details on the Final Journey Death Doula programs as well as resources to help prepare for the end-of-life journey.

July 27 Unicorns & Joy
with Karen Dickrell, Extension Outagamie County
What do unicorns have to do with joy? It’s all in the way we look at our lives through a creative lens! Sometimes, all we see are difficulties, when there may be opportunities if we take a different perspective.


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