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Classes and Events

Connect with other caregivers, learn new skills and receive updates on timely topics from experts to help you care for yourself and older adult loved ones. Call 410-550-1660 for more details.

The Care Circle

Wednesday, April 6 and May 4, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; First Wednesday of every month

New support group to encourage family caregivers through peer connections, problem-solving strategies and helpful resources. Hosted by BDS Healthy Aging Networks, Baltimore City Health Department and Called to Care.

Join via Zoom or dial in: 301-715-8592. Meeting ID: 827 3947 9263.

Info: 410-550-1660

Living Creatively with Dementia

Wednesday, April 27 and May 25, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

90-minute experiential workshops exploring creative ways to support those living with dementia and their care partners. Attendance is free but registration is required. Hosted by Baltimore County Depart. of Aging

Info: dementiafriendly@baltimorecountymd.gov

or call: 401-887-4751

Who Are You Now? A Life After Caregiving Exploration

Friday, May 6, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants will explore how to build strength along the grief journey and start the process of exploring who they are without caregiving. Using journals, participants will set goals to help them start the path to discovering their new purpose in life.

Join via Zoom. Receive a free journal by emailing lstewa27@jhmi.edu or call 410-550-1660 by April 25. Supplies are limited.

15th Annual Holistic Health Seminar on Memory Loss.

Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom (dial-in options available)

Free virtual conference for residents, caregivers, and health professionals in the Greater Baltimore Area. This year’s theme is "Self-Care for Healthy Aging: Mind, Body & Spirit," and will feature presentations on nutrition and brain health, navigating loss and building resilience, and spiritual care for self and others, as well as a COVID-19 update and an interactive yoga and meditation demonstration. Free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Register online or by calling 410-935-0821

More information.

Ongoing Events

Dementia Friendly Information Session

First Tuesday, 12 to 1:15 p.m.

Group session to raise awareness about dementia and how to support those living with dementia and their care partners. Contact Emily Kearns at 410-887-4751 or email dementiafriendly@baltimorecountymd.gov.

BDS Healthy Aging Networks

Wednesdays, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Interactive weekly sessions are filled with inspiration, exercise, interesting speakers and helpful resources for older adults. Join by Zoom or dial in: 1 301 715 8592. Meeting ID: 827 3947 9263.

For information contact Betsy Simon, bdsimon2020@gmail.com, 410-375-7504

Club Memory

Third Tuesday of each month, 12 to 1 p.m.

A stigma-free social club for people with early-stage Alzheimer's, mild cognitive impairment or other forms of dementia, and their spouses, partners and caregivers. The Club meets virtually. For questions or to RSVP, contact Andrea Nelson, RN, at anelso18@jhmi.edu.

COVID-19 Community Partners Call

Fridays, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Learn about the latest updates on COVID-19 and vaccine safety. Join by Zoom or join by phone at 301-715-8592. For information, call 410-550-1118. Hosted by Healthy Community Partnership and Medicine for the Greater Good.

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