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.

Learning to Live with Loss

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 group or the Wednesday evening group.

Dates for the Spring 2019 series will be published here when available.

Grief & The Holidays

The Holidays can magnify the stress of having lost someone you love. Participants in this supportive workshop will learn about the many dimensions of grief as well as specific strategies for managing holiday traditions and gatherings.

The date for the 2018 Grief & The Holiday program will be published here when available.

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 (Respite available) 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
3rd Wednesday of every month, 5:30 p.m.to 7:00 p.m.

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

Community Conversation Series 2019: Save the Date

March 5: How to Best Start or Update Your Estate plan
Why it’s important to have a Will or Trust, Advance Directives, or an Estate plan

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 ruran@collabriacare.org

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 healthedcoordinator@collabriacare.org

 

6-Week Caregiver Safety Training

For those caring for a loved one with dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease.

Based on research by experts, this 6-week course will provide clinical-level training for family caregivers. Improve your knowledge, approach, skills, and outlook. Gain the confidence to set and achieve caregiving goals. Learn strategies to manage stress, make decisions, and manage activities of daily living. The Savvy Caregiver Training Program provides over 12 hours of face-to-face training with dementia experts and a caregiver’s manual.

Note: Attendees are expected to attend all six dates.

LOCATION:
Rianda House Senior Activity Center, 1475 Main Street, St. Helena

WHEN:
Thursdays, October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15

COST:
These are free community workshops and are open to all.
Registration is required. Please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800.272.3900.

THIS PROGRAM IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

 

 

2018 Lunch & Learn Series

A special series for care partners with lived ones who have moderate to advanced Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.

September 19: Part 1 Working through Difficult Situations & Self Care for the Care Partner
October 25: Part 2 Working through Difficult Situations & Self Care for the Care Partner

Time: 12:00 noon – 2 p.m.

Location: 414 South Jefferson St. Napa

These are free community workshops and are open to all

Registration is required.
Please RSVP to 707.258.9087 ext. 272 or healthedcoordinator@collabriacare.org

This program is generously sponsored by Senior Helpers and Healthy Minds, Healthy Aging.

 

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 Carefor a private and confidential individual or family

Consulations 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