OLDER ADULT AND CAREGIVER SERVICES
maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle...
Recognizing the dramatically increasing population of older adults, Oakland Family Services is committed to providing diverse individual and group services for Older Adult clients and their families.
Consults for Adult Children of Aging Parents: Not sure what direction to take with an elderly parent who is requiring more and more of your time. Sit down and talk with a Geriatric Specialist about available services in your community to help develop the best plan for your aging parent to age in place and have the best quality of aging experience.
Services can be provided at one of our four locations, senior centers, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement communities and some times in the home.
Oakland Family Services' professionals provide educational presentations and trainings on topics for and about the aging population for professional and familial caregivers.
- Taking Care of the Caregiver
- You and Your Aging Parent
- Dementia Caregiver Series which includes:
1. What to Expect After the Diagnosis
2. Communicating and Therapeutic Activities with the Dementia Client
3. Taking Care of the Caregiver
- Staying Emotionally Healthy
- Beat the Blues Bingo
- The Positive Side of Aging
- Enhancing Memory
- Stress Management
Staff from Older Adult and Caregiver Services also conduct monthly support groups: New Beginnings Stroke Support Group and Women's Health Support Group. Topics include:
The Older Adult and Caregiver Services team is comprised of psychologists, psychiatric nurses trained in geriatric psychiatry, and masters-prepared, certified in aging social workers who specialize in gerontology, psychiatry, substance abuse and the behavioral management of dementia clients.
WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OLDER ADULT SERVICES?
For more information about Older Adult Services offered through Oakland Family Services, please call Micheline Sommers, Director of Specialty Services, at 248.858.7766, ext. 246.