Caregiving is especially stressful during these challenging times. While we are not currently able to meet in person, Nancy is available for scheduled telephone consultations and FaceTime meetings. She can help you with care plans, caregiver challenges, questions about dementia, placement options and more. For more information, email Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 402-312-9324.
Family Caregiver Workshops
Note: The following workshops have been canceled until further notice. In the meantime, please reach out to Nancy for private consultations. Nancy also is available for small group presentations or meetings. Contact Nancy at 402-312-9324 or email her.
All workshops are presented by Nancy Flaherty, MS, CDP, president of Flaherty Senior Consulting.
Creating a Plan for Peace of Mind: Short Term and Long Term
How can I plan, short or long term, with and for my loved one? What resources are available to make a safe plan? What respite options are good for my family situation? PACE and Medicaid information will be discussed
Sponsored by Clare Senior Advisors and presented with Nolan Clare.
Are There Different Kinds of Dementia?
This presentation is designed especially for family caregivers who are interested in learning about different types of dementia, including Alzheimers, Vascular, Frontal Lobe, and Lewy Body. The characteristics of each type and how to handle the symptoms in loved ones are explored.
Sponsored by Care Consultants for the Aging and presented with Gayleen Bradley.
What Are the Professionals Saying?
Flaherty Consulting periodically offers programs presented by professionals in senior care.
Following are topics that have been covered in the past. Watch for announcements about future events.
Walking through the Fire of Grief
Kay Buhrman, who worked in grief ministry for the Omaha Archdiocese, talked about how, with God's help, people can journey through grief and experience joy again.
Update: Alzheimers Related Research at UNMC
Dr. Daniel Murman provided an update on Alzheimers related research at Nebraska Medicine.
Stress Management for Busy Family Caregivers
Dr. Steven Wengel, assistant vice chancellor for campus wellness for UNMC, explored stress management for family caregivers.
Caregiver Solutions Groups
What Is a Solutions Group?
These gatherings provide opportunities for caregivers to learn how to deal with different issues they may face, obtain skills and knowledge, and engage in great discussions. Attendees also are able to to interact with others in similar circumstances.
There are four active groups in the Omaha area, and each one meets at a different location. Download a Solutions Group flyer.
Note: Solutions Groups are now meeting periodically. Registration is required for each attendance. CDC guidelines will be followed. Masks are mandatory, and social distancing will be observed. No food is allowed; bring your own beverages. To register to attend a meeting, contact Nancy by email or text 402-312-9324. Include the date and location of the meeting you wish to attend.
Upcoming topics are:
July/August - How to Communicate with Persons with Memory Loss/Dementia
September/October - Is it Dementia or Something Else?
November - Planning for the Holidays for your Care Receiver
The Servite Center of Compassion, 72nd and Ames Circle
August 5 and October 7
St. Vincent de Paul Church,14330 Eagle Run Drive
September 14 and November 9
St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 93rd and Dodge
August 11 and October 20
Faith Westwood United Methodist Church, 4814 Oaks Lane
September 25 and November 20
Groups will meet approximately every other month.
For meeting times and/or to register to attend a Solutions Group, email Nancy Flaherty or call 402-312-9324.
Watch a video on the Servite Center of Compassion's Solutions Group.
For more information on the Solutions Groups, email Nancy Flaherty or call 402-312-9324.
Nancy Flaherty, MS, CDP, is available for private consultations with family caregivers to develop individual plans for loved ones at home.
As a certified dementia practitioner, she has a special interest and expertise in assisting caregivers of persons with dementia.
For an appointment, contact email Nancy Flaherty or call her at 402-312-9324.