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New Program for 2023!­ – Family Caregiver Nights

Dates: 3/31/23, 4/21/23 and 5/19/23

Time: 4 PM – 5 PM

Come to GlenBrook for a late afternoon get-together (plus coffee and dessert) for Family Caregivers.

Our spotlight guest is award-winning speaker, author, and family caregiver Connie Baher, author of the new book Family Caregivers: An Emotional Survival Guide. Connie will share stories from her book on family caregiving and lead an informal group chat about what it’s really like to be a family caregiver.

A chance to share some stories, and talk about the challenges and rewards of being a family caregiver. You’ll come away re-fueled and inspired.

About our speaker

Connie Baher is a nationally recognized writer and speaker on caregiving and re-imagining retirement. Her latest article, “New Year’s Resolutions for Family Caregivers,” recently appeared in the PBS-sponsored online magazine Next Avenue.

Published in USA Today, The New York Times Magazine, Forbes, and The Boston Globe, she is also the author of The Case of the Kickass Retirement: How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life. 

Connie is a Harvard MBA, an entrepreneur, and a former tech executive. She and her husband live at La Costa Glen. She was the caregiver for her mother for 13 years.

Good reads that may be helpful to you

Family Caregivers: An Emotional Survival Guide

From One Caregiver to Another: No One Knows What We Do
Published on Next Avenue (PBS-sponsored online magazine)

New Year’s Resolutions for Family Caregivers

Connie Baher’s Website

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Java Group Programs

Peer support interventions are designed to address depression and loneliness. The programs are made up of Java Music Club, Java Memory Care, and Java Mentorship. The programs are weekly activity groups facilitated by staff. Java Music Club and Java Memory Care use a unique combination of themes, photography, music, and readings. The Java Music Club also uses a traditional talking stick to help residents honor each other’s contributions. Java Mentorship is a team made up of residents and staff who meets weekly to learn how to support socially isolated member of the community.

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