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Lunch & Learn featuring AACOG & Partner Programs: Weatherization Assistance Program – Energy Conservation measures to assist you in reducing electric and gas consumption.  Applications accepted at the event.  Applications must bring proof of citizenship or resident alien status, proof of gross income, and any financial assistance received for all household members over age 18.  Acceptable proof includes: Proof of citizenship such as birth certificate, voter’s registration card, government ID, or passport. Pay stubs from work for the last 30 days (at least two pay stubs if paid bi-weekly, four if paid weekly). 2017 Award letter for Social Security, annuity, and/or pension that includes monthly amount and shows type of benefits (ex: SSI/SSDI) received for current year.  If receiving unemployment, child support, pensions, or other financial assistance - need official award/benefit letter showing the name of the recipient and the gross amount received currently. Self-employed individuals or persons paid in cash must complete notarized forms (ID required) Copies of recent electric and gas bills clearly showing the account holder name and account number. We cannot accept disconnection notices. Alamo Area Agency on Aging – One-stop resource for referrals, information, benefits counseling, health and wellness, care coordination, and Ombudsman.   Services for Veterans and their Families – Call-a-Ride for Vets, Veteran information and referral services, Veteran Volunteer Program, Veteran & Military Community Council, and the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans and Families Information Program. nAlamo Regional Transit – Providing transportation for people of all ages within the rural AACOG region and into San Antonio. Resource Recovery – Provides information on saving the environment and your money through reduction, reuse, and recycling. Brought to you by the Dietert Center & Kerr County.

1 session

Instructor : Tiffany AACOG 

Weekly - Thu 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (9/21/2017-9/21/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm. J

Start date: 09/21/17

Tuition: $0.00



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This conference is for anyone caring for those with vision loss.  Sponsored by the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind on September 20 at the Dietert Center.  11:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Each person in attendance will be provided with lunch and a goodie bag!

1 session

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Shirlee Crandall  2.Patrick Loring 

Weekly - Wed 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (9/20/2017-9/20/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm J & Conf Rm

Start date: 09/20/17

Tuition: $0.00



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In this class we will have speakers sharing practical ideas and techniques for supporting your lived one in the home through the use of meaningful activities, music and in home assistance.  Lunch will be provided. 

1 session

Instructor : Peggy Pilkenton 

Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/16/2017-11/16/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Grill

Start date: 11/16/17

Tuition: $15.00



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If you are caring for a loved one with memory loss, cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia you will benefit from this educational support program. Learn about the changes that occur with these conditions and how to be more prepared as a family caregiver while developing coping skills in the process. You will find that you are not alone in your journey as you meet and spend time with other family caregivers in this class.

6 sessions.

Instructor : Peggy Pilkenton 

Weekly - Mon, Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (9/11/2017-9/28/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Conf Rm

Start date: 09/11/17

Tuition: $50.00



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CHANGES, CHALLENGES AND CHOICES - EARLY STAGE MEMORY LOSS PROGRAM If you have been diagnosed with the early stages of cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia this educational support program is for you. It compassionately prepares you and your care partner (spouse or other family member, close friend, trusted neighbor) for the journey ahead while offering hope and support. You will learn what to expect, how to continue living a fulfilling life while coping with the changes and challenges you may experience and gain an understanding of the important choices and decisions that will need to be made along the way. By participating with others who are going through a similar experience, you will have an avenue for expression of concerns and feelings while knowing that you are not alone. For more information and to complete the pre- registration process, contact Peggy Pilkenton at 830-459-1899.

5 sessions.

Instructor : Peggy Pilkenton 

Weekly - Thu, Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (10/12/2017-10/26/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Conf Rm

Start date: 10/12/17

Tuition: $50.00

Call 830-792-4044 to register


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Learn how to deal with symptoms, frustrations and how to design your own self-management program. During class you will learn about working with your doctor, setting weekly goals that work for you, relaxation techniques. You will also work on a personalized fitness and exercise program, tips for eating better and effective problem-solving.

6 sessions.

Instructor : Kim Beasley  

Weekly - Tue 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM (9/19/2017-10/24/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  T5-2

Start date: 09/19/17

Tuition: $0.00



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Are you tired of being tired and just not feeling your best?  Are the nutritional headlines often confusing and even upsetting?  Does getting up in the morning with a sunny outlook, full of energy, without aches and pains seem an unattainable goal?  Learning the do's and don'ts of good nutrition can be challenging, but fun and inexpensive, armed with the facts.  In this class we will explore eating strategies and way you CAN obtain YOUR goals.  There will be a question and answer period at the end of each session.  Holistic Nutrition, Clean Eating for Health and Energy Class 1 The differences between holistic nutrition and non holistic nutrition and why it is important Making sense of the confusion that surrounds what we should do and eat to become and stay healthy Achieving a healthy, healing nutritional foundation, that’s good for YOU Why you are unique, with unique needs Class 2 The half truth of, you are what you eat Let’s talk digestion, what helps, what hinders What we eat and don’t eat is only one part of the story Class 3 The strengths and weaknesses of the many current popular diets We will look at some of the latest research and aids pertaining to getting to, AND maintaining our ideal weight for health and energy Class 4 Supplementation oral and otherwise, the perfect complement to HOLISTIC nutrition Vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs and essential oils Stress busters, dry brushing, oil pulling and restful sleep Forming a plan to achieve Your health, wholeness and energy goals Students will be given a choice of an essential oil sample packet at the end of the course. There will be time set aside at the end of each class for your questions  

4 sessions.

Instructor : Mary Williams 

Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (10/3/2017-10/24/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  Rm G/H

Start date: 10/03/17

Tuition: $28.00



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The goal of this class is to clarify the role of a hospitalist and to explain the relationship they have with your primary care physician and the care coordination team. Common questions like “What does a hospitalist do?” “Where is my doctor and how will my  physician know I’m in the hospital and receive updates on my condition?” to “Do they have a role in my discharge plans?” and other important questions during an in-patient stay to the transition home will be answered. Lunch will be included so sign up early as space is limited.

1 session

Instructor : Peterson Health 

Weekly - Wed 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (9/27/2017-9/27/2017)

Location : Dietert Center Location : 
  Dietert Center.

Room :  The Grill

Start date: 09/27/17

Tuition: $0.00



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