Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences

The 203,000-square-foot Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, completed in August 2018.

BOONE — The Blue Cross NC Institute for Health & Human Services Interprofessional Clinic at Appalachian State University is offering a free seven-week series of Zoom workshops for caregivers beginning Wednesday, Oct. 7.

The schedule of workshop topics includes Community Resources, Oct. 7; Long-term Care, Oct. 14; Medicare vs. Medicaid, Oct. 21; Memory, Oct. 28; Fall Risk/Home Safety, Nov. 4; Self Care, Nov. 11; and How to Cope with Holidays, Nov. 18. All class times are from 1-2:30 p.m.

Participants can choose to attend the entire series of workshops or participate in individual sessions of their choosing.

In addition, the clinic is offering the Aging Well Support Program in collaboration with the High Country Area Agency on Aging. Receive free telehealth consultations for nutrition, fall risk, memory and cognition and behavioral health.

Once enrolled, the clinic will continue to provide participants with ongoing assessments, treatments and referrals.

To register for the workshops, visit https://tinyurl.com/caregiverworkshops.

Call 828-262-8658 for more information about the workshops or consultations, or email ipc@appstate.edu.

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