Community Events

Events, workshops and classes for the public. Training and development opportunities for professionals.

Events and Workshops Open to the Public

All programs listed below are held at Collabria Care, 414 South Jefferson St. Napa, unless otherwise stated.

Grief Support Group (Ongoing)

A weekly drop-in support group for adults who have lost a loved one. These groups are open to the public and are free of charge.
Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.


Caregiver Support Groups (Ongoing)

Offered in partnership with Redwood Caregiver Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association

Napa Location: Collabria Care, 414 South Jefferson St. Napa
1st Thursday of every month 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Respite available)
3rd Wednesday of every month, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saint Helena Location: Rianda House, 1475 Main Street, St Helena
1st Thursday of every month, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
3rd Thursday of every month, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Community Conversation Series 2019: Save the Date

May 7: Travel During Your Renewal Years
Timely travel advice including choosing the right destination and travelling safely

September 17: The Realities of Long-Term Care
What are your options? What is considered good care? Finding the right caregiver

Presented by Retirement Renewal Forums, for those planning retirement or are retired.
Kal Edwards MA, Coordinator

Mind Boosters (Ongoing)

A social program for people who are concerned about their memory or are in the early stages of memory loss and want to be proactive in maintaining their brain health.

Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Fridays: 11:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

Registration required.
For further information or to register, contact:
Ruby Uran at 707.258.9087 ext. 232  or

Consultations & Memory Screenings

Collabria Care offers free counseling sessions to discuss challenges of care giving, access to local resources and to offer emotional support. Meet with a Medical Social Worker from Collabria Care for a private and confidential individual or family consultation for those who have concerns, questions or need guidance about memory loss, loss of independence, driving, or other senior care issues.

Consultations are held at 2 locations:
Collabria Care, 414 South Jefferson St. Napa
Rianda House, 1475 Main St. St. Helena

Please contact Jill Wood for an appointment: 707. 258.9087 ext. 250 or email


Challenges in Caregiving

Collabria Care offers free sessions  to discuss challenges of caregiving, access to local resources
and to other emotional support. Meet with a Medical Social Worker from Collabria Care for a private and confidential individual or family

Consolations are held at two 2 locations:

Collabria Care, 414 South Jefferson St. Napa
Rianda House, 1475 Main St. Saint Helena

Please register for your appointment. Call Jill Wood at Collabria Care, 707. 258.9087 ext. 250

Learning to Live with Loss ~ Napa, 2019

An eight-week grief support group for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Collabria Care provides a safe environment where you can share your feelings and experiences in a supportive group setting. This is a free community service, but registration is required. Choose from either the Monday afternoon groups or the Wednesday evening group. These series are held at 414 South Jefferson St., Napa and are facilitated by Janeen Fabulae, LMFT.

MONDAYS 3:00—4:40 p.m.

Series 1
March 3 – April 22

Series 2
May 6—July 1 (Except Memorial Day, May 27)

Series 3
July 15—September 9 (Except Labor Day, September 2)

WEDNESDAYS 6:00—7:30 p.m.

Series 4
July 17—September 11 (Except August 7)

For more information or to register, please contact Jillian at, or call 707.258.9089

Caregiver 101 – Offered in Spanish

Who Should Attend?

• Family Caregivers • IHSS • Paid or Volunteer Caregivers • Assisted Living Staff • Anyone who provides care to the   elderly or disabled

What Will You Learn?

• Safe and more efficient    techniques for bathing, dressing,    transfers and mobility   (Hands on practice time included)• Techniques and suggestions for    making your home a safer place       and reducing the risk for falls• Equipment options for safe and    more independent caregiving• Problem Solving: An Occupational    Therapist and an assistant will be there to answer your questions

What Will You Receive?

• Hands-On Caregiving Manual • Certification of Participation • Light meal will be provided 

Tuesday, May 23, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Collabria Care
414 South Jefferson St. Napa

This is a free community event

Pre-registration is required
as space is limited

Free Respite Care available
(48 hours notice required)

Call (707) 258-9087 ext. 272 or
Susan Chavez (Spanish speaking)
Jillian McNab (English speaking)

Cuidado y Seguridad en el Hogar

Taller Para Personas Que Cuidan De: Personas de la Tercera Edady Personas Discapacitadas

Quién Deberá Asistir:
• Familiares quienes cuidan a su ser querido
• Cuidadores de enfermos:voluntarios o de paga
• Personas que proveen apoyo y servicios a familias
• Cualquier persona que provee cuidado a personas de la tercera edad y personas discapacitadas

Lo Que Aprenderá:
• Tecnicas más eficientes y seguras para bañar, vestir y trasladar (incluye práctica)
• Técnicas y sugerencias para hacer que su casa sea un lugar mas seguro, reduciendo riesgos de caidas
• Opciones de equipo para que sea más seguro e independiente el cuidado
• Como hacer las actividades diarias más importantes y terapéuticas
• Ejercicios para mantener fuerza y balance

Lo Que Recibirá:
• Manual de Practicas de Cuidado
• Certificado de participación
• Almuerzo ligero será proveído

Martes 23 de mayo del 2019
10:00 am ~ 2:00 pm
Collabria Care
414 South Jefferson St. Napa
Se necesitan 48 horas de anticipacion para registrar el cuidado de su ser querido.

Teléfono: (707) 258-9087 ext. 272 /