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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Compassion in Action Support Group 9:00am - 10:00am

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

2014 RGV Freedom Fest 9:00am - 2:00pm

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Friday, July 04, 2014

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Monday, July 07, 2014

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Compassion in Action 9:00am - 10:00am

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Grief Support Group 10:30am - 11:30am

Friday, July 11, 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hurricane Awareness Day 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Monday, July 14, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

What is Palliative Care? - with Liliana Oakes MD 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Third Thursday Potlucks 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Friday, July 18, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Alzheimer's Support Group 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Community Health & Wellness Fair 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday, July 25, 2014

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

All events for this month.

2014 RGV Freedom Fest

9:00am

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The RGV Caregiver Committee in collaboration with the City of McAllen Palm View Community Center invites you to attend the 2014 RGV Freedom Fest. There will be free health screenings, community resources, music and entertainment, free refreshments and food and a BEST DRESS SPIRIT CONTEST. To RSVP or for more information contact Noemi Rodriguez @ 956-682-3481.

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Where:
Palm View Community Center
3401 Jordan Road
McAllen, TX 78503
Phone: (956) 681-3360
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Annual Luau Celebration of The Cross Roads Senior Center

9:00am

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Come celebrate the One Year Anniversary of The Cross Roads Senior Center. There will be games and fun activities for all the attendees. Free and open to the public. For more information call 956-630-6667.

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Where:
Cross Roads Senior Center & Caregiver SOS
1301 E. Fern Ave. Ste B4
McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: 956-630-6667
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Compassion in Action

4/8/2014 from 9:00am until about 10:00am

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Discover the simple ways you can care for yourself in order to remain strong while you?re caring for someone else. The dynamics of caring for an elderly loved one seem to remain static and then suddenly change. Caregivers will learn how to maintain their compassion during those times when the patient?s condition is stable, and at the same time prepare themselves for the sudden changes in their loved one?s health.
This group welcomes caregivers to those with Alzheimer?s Disease, related Dementias,post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury
An educational collaborative of Caregiver SOS by WellMed & the Department of Veterans Affairs, Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System- Caregiver Support Program.
Groups meets the second Tuesday of the month.

Min. Age:

Where:
1301 E. Fern Ave Ste. B4
McAllen, Tx 78501
Phone: 956-630-6667

PARKING is available

For more information contact:
Letty Q. Sanchez
1301 E. Fern Ave. Ste B4
McAllen, Texas, 78501
Email: lguzman@wellmed.net
Web: www.caregiversos.org

Admission:

Compassion in Action Support Group

First Tue of every month starting at 9:00am

Categories:

Discover the simple ways you can care for yourself in order to remain strong while you?re caring for someone else. The dynamics of caring for an elderly loved one seem to remain static and then suddenly change. Caregivers will learn how to maintain their compassion during those times when the patient?s condition is stable, and at the same time prepare themselves for the sudden changes in their loved one?s health.
This group welcomes caregivers to those with Alzheimer?s Disease, related Dementias,post-traumatic stress disorder, and traumatic brain injury
This is an educational collaborative of Caregiver SOS by WellMed & the Department of Veterans Affairs, Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System- Caregiver Support Program.

Min. Age:

Where:

For more information contact:
Letty Q. Sanchez
1301 E. Fern Ave. Ste B4
McAllen, Texas, 78501
Email: lguzman@wellmed.net
Phone: 956-630-6667
Web: www.caregiversos.org

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Wild About Healthcare Marketplace - Su Clinica Promoting Health and Access.

9:00am

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Su Clinica in partnership with Raymondville ISD invite you to this free event. Your one stop for information about new health insurance options for you and your family.

Min. Age:

Where:
Burnett "Bearkat" Stadium
419 FM 3168
Raymondville, TX 78580
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Do You Knoe Your Medicine Cabinet? - The Medications There And What They Do To Reduce Risks of Chronic Illness with Tina Lopez, Pharm.D., MSc.

10:00am

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Dr. Lopez will do a little primer on what she tells patients (especially seniors) about the drugs in their medicine cabinet, what they do to help prevent chronic disease and why its important to know what they do - from statins and ace inhibitors to aspirin and fiber.
Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, safe, and confidential program that uses the telephone to connect family caregivers with trusted professionals and other caregivers. Telelearning sessions are led by expert facilitators on a variety of topics of interest to family members caring for a loved one. The sessions can be accessed from anywhere via your telephone: no need to get dressed up, to find transportation or to get a sitter. To register for any of the sessions, visit us at www.caregiverteleconnection.org or call Toll Free 1-866-390-6491

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Grief Support Group

Second Wed of every month starting at 10:30am

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Minimum age: 18.
Adult admission price: 0.00.

Where:
First United Methodist Church of La Feria
331 South Main Street
La Feria, TX 78559
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For more information contact:
Candy Wiley
318 South East Street
La Feria, TX 78559
Email: cwiley@mhm.org
Phone: 956-797-5436
FAX: 956-797-5436

Admission:

Managing Health Care - with Kay Paggi, Cerified Care Manager

12:00pm

Categories:

Tips and cautions about how to successfully navigate the challenges of working with the health care system when caring for an older adult. (sponsored by the North Central Texas Caregiver Teleconnection, 45 min. session)
Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, safe, and confidential program that uses the telephone to connect family caregivers with trusted professionals and other caregivers. Telelearning sessions are led by expert facilitators on a variety of topics of interest to family members caring for a loved one. The sessions can be accessed from anywhere via your telephone: no need to get dressed up, to find transportation or to get a sitter. To register for any of the sessions, visit us at www.caregiverteleconnection.org or call Toll Free 1-866-390-6491

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Hurricane Awareness Day

1:00pm

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The Pharr Police Department and the City of Pharr would like to invite the public to attend the Hurricane Awareness Day event. The event will focus on educating local residents and business sector on how to prepare for a hurricane as well as what to do if a disaster hits their home.

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Where:
Pharr Events Center
3000 North Cage
Pharr, TX View Map

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Know the Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease - with Ginny Funk, Associate Director Programs and Advocacy

2:00pm

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There are 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease. Find out what these warning signs are from Ginny Funk, with the Alzheimer's Association. If you or someone you know are experiencing any of these signs please see a doctor. Early diagnosis gives you a chance to seek treatment and plan for the future.
Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, safe, and confidential program that uses the telephone to connect family caregivers with trusted professionals and other caregivers. Telelearning sessions are led by expert facilitators on a variety of topics of interest to family members caring for a loved one. The sessions can be accessed from anywhere via your telephone: no need to get dressed up, to find transportation or to get a sitter. To register for any of the sessions, visit us at www.caregiverteleconnection.org or call Toll Free 1-866-390-6491

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Alzheimer's Support Group

Fourth Tue of every month starting at 2:00pm

Categories:


Adult admission price: 0.00.

Where:
First United Methodist Church of La Feria
331 South Main Street
La Feria, TX 78559
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For more information contact:
Candy Wiley
318 South East Street
La Feria, TX 78559
Email: cwiley@mhm.org
Phone: (956)797-5436
FAX: (956)797-5436

Admission:

What is Palliative Care? - with Liliana Oakes MD

2:00pm

Categories:

Dr. Liliana Oakes, Geriatrician and Palliative Care Specialist will discuss the field of palliative care and how it differs from Hospice care. Of special interest is a discussion on the benefits or palliative care for patients and family caregivers. Listen to this noted expert in the field on this important topic.
Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, safe, and confidential program that uses the telephone to connect family caregivers with trusted professionals and other caregivers. Telelearning sessions are led by expert facilitators on a variety of topics of interest to family members caring for a loved one. The sessions can be accessed from anywhere via your telephone: no need to get dressed up, to find transportation or to get a sitter. To register for any of the sessions, visit us at www.caregiverteleconnection.org or call Toll Free 1-866-390-6491

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Community Health & Wellness Fair

4:00pm

Categories:

Min. Age:

Where:
Camelot Event Center
103 West State Ave
Pharr, TX 78577
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Third Thursday Potlucks

Third Thu of every month starting at 6:30pm

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Third Thursday Potluck, a monthly workshop beginning at 6:30 p.m. at El Rocio Retreat to promote the CJEA (Creative Journal Expressive Arts) & Visioning(R)activities by certified CJEA workshop facilitators..
Minimum age: 9.
Adult admission price: 0.00.

Related Web site: http://project-insight.org

Where:
El Rocio Retreat
2519 Inspiration RD.
Mission, TX 78572
Phone: 956-584-7432
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For more information contact:
Marsha Nelson, PHD
2519 Inspiration RD
Mission, TX 78572
Email: marshanelson@rgv.rr.com
Phone: 956-584-7432

Admission:

Managing Health Care - with Kay Paggi, Certified Care Manager

7:00pm

Categories:

Tips and cautions about how to successfully navigate the challenges of working with the health care system when caring for an older adult. (sponsored by the North Central Texas Caregiver Teleconnection, 45 min. session)
Caregiver Teleconnection is a free, safe, and confidential program that uses the telephone to connect family caregivers with trusted professionals and other caregivers. Telelearning sessions are led by expert facilitators on a variety of topics of interest to family members caring for a loved one. The sessions can be accessed from anywhere via your telephone: no need to get dressed up, to find transportation or to get a sitter. To register for any of the sessions, visit us at www.caregiverteleconnection.org or call Toll Free 1-866-390-6491

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