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Up-Coming Training

In-Person or Online

February 2024

Care Group
Topic: Caregiver Burnout
The demands of caregiving can be exhausting and overwhelming. But there are steps you can take to reign in stress and regain a sense of balance, joy, and hope in your life.
Presenter: 
Ally Hauck, Business Development, Marketing Director, Legacy at Town Creek

Thursday

February

8

1:30 P.M.

ALL TRAININGS AND EVENTS ARE FREE

Parkinson's Support Group

Topic: Sleep and Parkinson's Disease 
How are Parkinson’s disease and sleep disorders related? Are there other diagnostic tests to help detect Parkinson’s with regards to sleep? What are the connections between losing sleep and Parkinson’s? What does treatment look like? Join us for answers to these questions and more. 

Presenter: 
Amy Amara, MD PhD, Professor and 
Section Chief of Movement Disorders, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Center 
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Wednesday

February

10:00 A.M.

BINGO for All
Game Hosts: 
Ally Hauck, Business Development, Marketing Director
Legacy at Town Creek

 
 

Wednesday

February

14

1:00 P.M.

Cooking for Wellness

Topic:
Mediterranean Cuisine
Are you interested in making nutritious Mediterranean-style dishes? Then join us for live cooking demonstrations that include tasty samples for in-person attendees! Not only will you learn how to make these delicious recipes, but you'll also discover the many health benefits of the Mediterranean eating pattern.

Presenters:
Cathy Newsome
, Outreach and Program Director, Crockett-Palestine Resource Centers for Independent Living
Holly Black, Extension Agent, AgriLife Extension Office


 

Thursday

February

15

10:00 A.M.

Diabetes Support Group

Topic:
Diabetes and Heart Disease 

Diabetes and heart disease often go hand-in-hand. In fact, adults with diabetes are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke than those without it. Come learn with us how we can decrease the chances of heart disease. 

Presenters: Andrea Sims, RN  Community Health Specialist
CPRCI


 

Thursday

February

15

1:00 P.M.

Parent Education and Resource Event 

Topic:
 ARD Process and Overview and Section 504
  
ARD Process and Overview - As you walk into the first Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meeting for your child, it's natural to feel overwhelmed. You may encounter educators you've never met before and hear goals proposed for your child that you'd like to discuss. Join us either in person on online to learn . Join us to learn more about the ARD process. 
Section 504 Process and Overview - 504 plans are formal plans developed by schools to provide support for children with disabilities that limit their daily activities. These plans prevent discrimination and protect the rights of children with disabilities in school. They are covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, which is a civil rights law.

  

Presenters:
Sabrina Thompson, 
Regional Coordinator Region 6 Partners Resource Network



 
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Thursday

February

29

10:00 A.M.
to
12:00 P.M.

BINGO EXTRAVAGANZA - IN PERSON ONLY 
Game Hosts: 
Kandee Franklin, Growth and Community Engagement Specialist 
Molina Healthcare of Texas

 
 

Wednesday

February

21

1:00 P.M.

DETCOG Presentations

Topic: What's New with Medicare 2024
Medicare strives to improve access to affordable treatments to keep you healthy. Check out what’s new this year to help you manage your health.

Presenter: 
Danielle Sells,
Benefits Counselor I, Deep East Texas Council of Governments

 

 

Monday

February

26

1:00 P.M.

Game Day
IN-PERSON ONLY

Join us for a few hours of FUN playing Chicken Foot, Hand and Foot, Dominoes, and more!
 

Wednesday

February

28

1:00 P.M.

If you need help registering, please call 936-544-2811.

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