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Triple-R Services

 

TRIPLE-R SERVICES 

Triple-R has re-opened in a limited capacity in as of June 2021. To ensure the safety of both staff and participants, service is being provided with the following guidelines:

• Maximum 8 participants per day/session
• All staff and participants wear masks
• Individual seating and supplies for participants
• Social distancing of six feet or more between everyone in the program, including staff• Symptoms/temperature check at the door• No visitors allowed in program• Air purifiers on program floor and increased sanitation schedule

Site Hours During Modified Service

  • Midtown Site located in the Hart Senior Center
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am-12:00pm
  • South Land Park located in the South Hills Shopping Center
    Monday-Friday 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Club Refresh located on the Woodlake Elementary School Campus
    Early Stage Memory Loss Program
    Monday-Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm

New Participants

The Midtown Site is currently the only site available for new participants. If you are interested in Triple-R in-person services, please fill out a survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3RMSNEW and we will respond to you within 2 business days.

FREE to Public Virtual Activities

Triple-R is continuing to provide virtual activities that are FREE to the public. If you are interested, please contact Chantell Albers at calbers@cityofsacramento.org for more information.

Virtual Activities for September 2021

All Activities take place at 10:30am via zoom
Contact Chantell Albers at calbers@cityofsacramento.org for brief intake interview. Zoom link and schedule provided after intake interview.

Exercise Every Friday

Tuesday 9/7- Armchair Travel to Italy
Tuesday 9/14- Create a music playlist
Tuesday 9/21- Caregiver Café
Tuesday 9/28- Bingo!

CAREGIVER EDUCATION
WEBINARS

Joyful Moments Series- 8 week series starting 9/7/21
Host: Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Fee: FREE but must register

When caring for an older adult, especially one who has a chronic condition or memory impairment, how do you keep them stimulated and keep their spirits up? How do you attend to your own well-being as a caregiver and find meaning in everyday moments?

In this eight-week series, join Mindy Creson and Jen Verdu, activity specialists from the Hummingbird Project, in guided sessions designed to help you engage your loved one in a variety of activities that promote socialization, physical and spiritual wellness, and creative expression. Designed for BOTH caregiver and care receiver, this program will help you rediscover the joy of being together as you build some beautiful memories.
Register Here 

Caregiving in Context: Focus on the African American Community
Host: Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center and the Alzheimer’s Association
Date/Time: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Fee: FREE but must register
Family caregivers of individuals with a dementia diagnosis face many challenges as symptoms progress. Often, caregivers' health suffers as a result of the stress associated with negotiating these challenges. In the African American community, systemic racism and barriers to essential resources compound the stress intrinsic to dementia caregiving. Join us for this special program that examines how social context affects African American caregivers and ways to improve their overall wellbeing.
Keynote: "Challenges of Caregiving in the African American Community"--Fawn Cothran, PHD, RN (UC Davis)
Caregiver Panel--Moderated by Dr. Cothran
Presentation: "Healthy Living for Brain & Body"--Simone Nazzal (Del Oro CRC & Alzheimer's Association)
Register Here

Savvy Caregiver- 6 week webinar training
Host: Alzheimer’s Association
Date/Time: First class, Thursday, September 23, 2021
Fee: FREE but must register
This six week class is designed to equip family members and caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia gain a better understanding of the disease, develop skills to assess abilities and manage the day-to-day care of the person living with dementia and more.
Additional Information
The Savvy Caregiver Training Program provides over 12-hours of training and a caregiver manual.
This program goes beyond introductory education offerings. Based on research by experts in caregiving techniques, this six-week course from the Alzheimer's Association will provide clinical-level training for family caregivers. Participants will graduate with:
• Enhanced knowledge, skills and caregiving outlook
• Skills to assess the abilities of your loved one with dementia
• Confidence to set and alter caregiving goals
• Strategies to manage activities of daily living
• Perspective on the course of Alzheimer's and related disorders
Many caregivers have told us they would like to go beyond the introductory education offerings. This is that opportunity. Improve your knowledge, approach, skills and outlook. Gain the confidence to set and achieve caregiving goals.
Register Here

MENTAL HEALTH AND CAREGIVER RESPITE RESOURCES
Monthly Online Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Support group meetings provide education and emotional support so that caregivers do not feel alone, especially during this unprecedented time. Those providing care for their loved ones with dementia have a wealth of experience to share with each other and can also look to each other for support and advice.
During the COVID-19 outbreak, all support group meetings have moved to phone and online check-ins. The monthly support group facilitated by Triple-R Program Coordinator, Chantell Albers, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association is now offered by phone. The meeting takes place the second Friday of every month from 11a.m.-12p.m. To register for this free service, please contact Denise Davis at ddavis1@alz.org.

24/7 Alzheimer’s Association Helpline
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.

Friendship Line California
This is a toll-free line that provides emotional support to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation and anxiety. The number is 1-888-670-1360.

Respite Support
If you need in-home respite, please contact our community partner, Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center at (916) 728-9333 for more information about how you can receive additional help while you are providing care for a loved one at home.