Health and Human Services Agency

Family Caregiver Support Program

(530) 621-6192




(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) is pleased to present a free Aging & Caregiver educational series in Placerville in October. The four-week educational series will be held on Thursdays beginning October 6, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Placerville Senior Center, 937 Spring Street, Placerville, in the dining room. To register for the educational series, or for questions, please call (530) 621-6192.

The series will provide instruction and support for people who care for, or plan to care for, a family member or friend aged 60 years or older. Series topics include:

  • October 6, 2022 Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's: Learn about the ten common warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease, how to approach someone about memory concerns, early detection, and benefits of diagnosis, and more.
  • October 13, 2022 Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors: This class provides participants with a four-step model to address behavioral aspects of dementia.
  • October 20, 2022 El Dorado County Senior Services: Information and Assistance: Learn about the many services and programs available within Senior Services and Older Adult Programs. A question & answer session will be included after the presentation.
  • October 27, 2022 Financial Power of Attorney, Advanced Health Care Directives & POLST - This class will include discussion about the legal rights and responsibilities of a health care and/or financial agent, including many other responsibilities associated with the health and wellbeing of your loved one. Includes discussion about Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST).

Participants of the educational series may attend one or all the classes. All classes and materials are offered free of charge; donations are gratefully accepted. Light refreshments will be served. The classes will be given by local subject matter experts as an educational opportunity only; no solicitation of services will be presented.

The educational series is provided by the El Dorado County FCSP, in partnership with El Dorado Senior Legal Services and the Alzheimer's Association of Sacramento.

For information about additional services for older adults and caregivers in El Dorado County, please visit          

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