Lunch & Learn at the Lusk Center

A free workshop series to help you navigate complex care and health issues

This Lunch & Learn series is free and open to the public. Receive practical resources and hear from topic experts while enjoying  a free lunch.

This year’s lineup covers a range of topics, from dementia to grief. Learn more about each workshop below and register today!

This series is made possible through a generous gift from Dr. and Mrs. Patrick E. Wright Jr.

2017 Schedule

Advance Care Planning: How to plan for end-of-life decisions and talk about it with loved ones

Thursday, April 13

If your loved one is near the end of life, and the doctors ask you to make decisions about their care, what would you do? Learn about advance directives, why and when they’re used and how to start a conversation with family.

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Beyond the Casserole: How to truly support a grieving friend or family member

Thursday, May 18

What gives real comfort to your family member, friend or colleague who is grieving? What words and actions help, and what should you avoid? Hear what deeply grieving persons wish others understood.

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Dementia Talk: Why do they do that. . . and what can I do about it?

Thursday, June 15

This workshop looks at the four most difficult dementia behaviors: bath wars, social problems, aggression and agitation. Learn practical approaches and strategies for addressing these problem behaviors.

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Options for Senior Living: My parents want to stay in their home. . . but will that work?

Thursday, October 5 – Please note the date has changed (originally 9/21)

When your parents’ care needs escalate, how can you make sound, practical decisions while respecting their wishes? Receive real-life guidance for navigating these tough, sometimes heartbreaking, challenges for families.

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