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Please join us virtually to learn about the resources available from Georgia DHS programs.
A Dementia Friend learns about dementia and then turns that understanding into action.
Whether you're new to Medicare or you need a refresher, join us to learn about Parts A, B, C and D to help you make an informed decision about your health and drug coverage. The GeorgiaCares State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) will teach you about Medicare enrollment options, coverage changes, out-of-pocket costs, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) policies and more. You may also qualify for the Extra Help program to help you with prescription drug copayments, coinsurance and deductibles.
AARP Prepare to Care Resource Guides are designed to help develop and implement a caregiving plan for a loved one or friend. The guides include:
• Information on how to have vital conversations
• Ways to assess your loved one's needs
• Tips for organizing important documents
• A roundup of federal and national resources
• Information on caring for yourself
• Checklists, medication charts and contact lists
Visit https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/prepare-to-care-planning-guide/?intcmp=AE-CAR-CRC-LL for more information and to download a free copy of the Prepare to Care Guide.
Once you register for the webinar, you will be granted access to the online event page, where you will find more information about how to join the webinar on the day of the event!
Setting boundaries as a kin caregiver with your family is a big challenge because sometimes doing the right thing can hurt. Kinship caregivers often have to balance doing what is in the child's best interest with risking damaging their relationship with their family. While setting family boundaries is difficult, it is necessary to truly help the child/children in your care and their parents.
Join us as we talk with representatives from juvenile court, probate court, and legal aid! Our panel members will provide guidance on which court to engage and when, and what legal representation is the most appropriate for your family’s needs.
Once you register for the webinar, you will be granted access to the Online Event Page, where you will find more information about how to join the webinar on the day of the event!
A special called meeting of the Board of Human Services will take place on Sept. 13, 2021.