Classes & Events

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A Matter of Balance (St. Mark’s United Methodist Church)

St. Mark's United Methodist Church 1431 W. Magee Rd., Tucson, AZ, United States

This program emphasizes the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle in order to reduce the risk of falling. Learn to view falls as controllable, the role of assertiveness in fall prevention, and simple exercises to increase strength and balance. Fall hazards in the home and how to get up and down safely will be presented […]

Memory Loss: Progression, Behaviors, and Interventions pt 1 (online)

Online Event

Learn more about the brain changes that occur with dementia.A more in-depth look at dementia, Part I focuses on the 3-stage model of dementia progression, brain changes that occur with dementia, anticipation of decline, and an overview of some common behaviors and how to approach them. It is recommended but not required that you first […]

Basic Life Support Training

CareGiver Training Institute 710 South Kolb Road ##4, Tucson, AZ 85710, Tucson, AZ, US

American Red Cross Basic Life Support Training

Cafe at the Lupu

PCOA Lupu Building 8467 East Broadway Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85710, Tucson, AZ, US

A safe and welcoming place where people living with memory loss and their care partners can socialize and participate in activities togetherMemory cafes provide those dealing with cognitive decline and their friends, families, and caregivers a welcoming, relaxed, and non-judgmental environment where they can take part in engaging experiences designed with them in mind. Be […]

Let’s Talk About Living… and Dying (Remote)

Online Event

Let's Talk About Living... and Dying (Remote)"Let's Talk About Living... and Dying" is an interactive and informative training that will help you to:-Understand end of life care planning-Make informed healthcare decisions-Select and complete the advance directives that meet your needs-Pick the person who will advocate for your health care wishes, and develop strategies for completing, […]

First Aid/CPR Training – The Katie

PCOA Katie Dusenberry Healthy Aging Center 600 South Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716, Tucson, AZ, US

First Aid & CPR Training and CertificationThe American Red Cross First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. What does this course teach? First Aid BasicsMedical emergencies Injury emergencies Environmental emergencies Preventing illness and injury Adult CPR […]

Memory Loss: Progression, Behaviors, and Interventions pt 2 (online)

Online Event

Focuses on behavioral interventions and caregiving strategiesThis training focuses on caregiving strategies, including positive physical approach and supportive communication, common challenges with dementia patients, such as fatigue, agitation, bathing, dressing, and sundowning, and some strategies for addressing them. You will also compare pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions, learn about several non-pharmacological options, and get ideas for […]

First Aid/CPR Training – The Katie

PCOA Katie Dusenberry Healthy Aging Center 600 South Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716, Tucson, AZ, US

First Aid & CPR Training and CertificationThe American Red Cross First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. What does this course teach? First Aid BasicsMedical emergencies Injury emergencies Environmental emergencies Preventing illness and injury Adult CPR […]

Dementia Friends Info Session w/ Special Emphasis on IDD Population

Online Event

Become a Dementia Friend in your community!In this information session, you will:-get a general understanding of what dementia is-learn the most common type of dementia-learn obstacles specific to dementia within the intellectually and developmentally disabled population-focus on adopting a mindset to create a dementia-friendly and inclusive community-learn tips for communicating with people with dementia-choose an […]

Dementia Care Partners Support Group

PCOA Katie Dusenberry Healthy Aging Center 600 South Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716, Tucson, AZ, US

A support group specific to care partners of those living with dementia.