Alzheimer’s & Caregiver’s Support
Our community centers provide caregiver support groups, relying on group processes to assist caregivers in developing competencies and coping strategies related to their caregiving experience. The goals of these services are to create a comfortable setting to offer emotional support, encourage information sharing, and promote skills development. Participants have an opportunity to connect with the community and other caregivers. Support is offered to any caregiver regardless of their participant’s cognitive function.
Additionally, at our community center in Ward 4, Washington DC, we acknowledge the profound impact of Alzheimer's disease, particularly the memory loss and daily challenges it presents. We are dedicated to offering a range of specialized Alzheimer's Support services aimed at providing compassionate care and practical assistance.
Please contact or visit the website of our Ward 4 community service to find out more about the Alzheimer’s & Caregiver’s Support
Our community dining sites in Ward 4 offer enriching experiences for individuals aged 60 and older. Each location is thoughtfully designed to provide warm, nourishing meals in a welcoming social environment. These carefully curated dishes align with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, ensuring they meet one-third of the recommended daily nutrient intake.
Experience the difference of compassionate care with a dedicated team of licensed social workers, providing expert counseling services designed to support you and your family on your journey in Ward 4. These services are available for delivery over the phone, in-person, or via electronic communication. We offer individual counseling for caregivers and psycho-social wellness interventions for our participants. The goal is to provide emotional support, mental health intervention, and improve coping skills. Our counseling services are short-term and solution-focused. They may include, but are not limited to, identifying the caregiver’s and the participant's personal strengths and abilities, managing both short-term and long-term care decisions and planning, and developing strategies to better manage and cope with the caregiver role and the cognitive limitations of our participants.
Please contact or visit the website of our Ward 4 community service to find out more about their counseling services.
Selected community centers offer a health promotion program provided by registered nurses, physical fitness experts, and consultants in physical, occupational, nutritional, and speech therapy. These programs are designed to encourage healthy behaviors and lifestyles through health education, wellness screenings, nutrition, and physical fitness activities. The goal of these services is to provide a comprehensive range of structured programs, resources, and health-related activities to educate participants in Ward 4 on how to develop healthy lifestyles, preventing and/or managing diseases and delaying institutionalization. For information on which center provides this service, please don't hesitate to contact us or visit the website of our Ward 4 community service.
Nourishing Minds and Bodies: Nutrition Education for Ward 4 Seniors
In Ward 4, we believe that good nutrition is fundamental to a healthy and fulfilling life, especially in our golden years. That's why we're proud to offer a comprehensive Nutrition Education program tailored specifically for seniors. Our dedicated team of experts, including registered dietitians and nutritionists, is committed to providing valuable knowledge and resources to empower seniors in making informed, health-conscious choices.
Through engaging workshops, informative sessions, and hands-on activities, we cover a wide range of topics, from understanding essential nutrients to meal planning and preparation. We focus on practical, everyday strategies that can be easily incorporated into daily routines. Our goal is to not only enhance physical well-being but also promote mental sharpness and overall vitality.
Tailored Nutrition Counseling for Seniors
At our community center, we understand the vital role that personalized nutrition plays in the well-being of our senior residents. That's why we're excited to introduce our specialized Nutrition Counseling services designed specifically for seniors. Our team of seasoned dietitians is dedicated to providing individualized support and guidance tailored to the unique needs and aspirations of older adults.
With a supportive community and expert guidance, seniors in Ward 4 have the opportunity to embark on a journey towards a healthier, more vibrant life. We invite you to join us in prioritizing your nutrition and well-being. Together, we can savor the benefits of a balanced and nourished life.
For more information about our Nutrition Education and Councseling program, including schedules and upcoming sessions, please visit our Ward 4 community service website or contact us directly. Your journey to optimal health starts here.