“This Week at OPICA”
Persuasion Techniques for
Dementia Caregivers

THE ART OF PERSUASION

If you’re a family member interacting with your loved one with Alzheimer’s, it’s pretty safe to say you’ve gotten frustrated with how to get them to do tasks that seem pretty straightforward to you. Here are some examples of persuasion techniques for dementia caregivers that will help avoid frustration on both your parts.

Topics: Driving - Leaving The House - Eating

Need an EXCITING Valentine Gift?

Join the OPICA Virtual Chocolate Tasting Event
Saturday, February 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30PM
Learn, Taste and gift the give of LOVE
(Proceeds of this event support the the programs at OPICA
and it's members)



OPICA'S END OF YEAR CAMPAIGN
YOUR SUPPORT GOES A LONG WAY!!
It's NEVER TO LATE TO GIVE.
IN PERSON PROGRAMS AT OPICA
OPICA Adult Day Program
Our members are enjoying Art, Music,
Exercise, Games, Current Events and More!

Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Email Sara Kaye for more information about the
OPICA Adult Day Care Program

HIGHLIGHTS FROM
THE WEEK @ OPICA
Elizabeth got the members
stretching and warmed up
for the day.


Click her to download coloring images for the Lunar New Year
We can never get enough of Tom's song book.
Sweet & Tender!
Game Day at OPICA
Bean Bag Toss get's everyone excited!

Natalie entertained us on the guitar.
Looks like a serious game of Dominoes between
Mannie and Miriam.
ONLINE PROGRAMS AT OPICA
OZ Program
We've opened our doors but our virtual program is here to stay!
Stay connected, stay engaged with OZ
(You can even do both)
Are you looking for daily activity for your loved one?
Is your loved one lonely and need a place to socialize?
Would you like to add something new to your daily routine?
Join the Online Day Program at OPICA
OZ OPICA on Zoom
OZ is a daily interactive program for older adults, and those experiencing memory loss, easily accessible from a single zoom link. 10:00am - 2:00pm Monday through Friday OZ engages seniors with activities including exercise, cultural adventures, cognitive activities, home art experiences, and musical engagement and performances.
JOIN A GROUP TODAY
OPICA's Brain Train Program
In Person or Zoom
What's best for You?

Email Leah Broukhim for more information
OPICA Support Group
Openings available
Email Cheryl for more information
ONLINE PROGRAMS AT OPICA
Individual Online Day Programs Continue
Join us every week for one, two or as many groups as
you want to be part of.
Spirit Builders Group and Art Class
All of our groups are facilitated by Marriage and Family Therapists
(LMFT, AMFT, and MFT-Trainees)

Contact Sara Kaye Sara@opica.org for more information about these groups
At OPICA we strive to bring you an assortment of excellent online programs. Please check out the links below for all of our online programs, and hopefully we can spark your interest in joining!

WELCOMING THE NEW YEAR
(Things to get done + some FUN)
New Medicare Advantage Plan Not Meeting Your Needs?
From Jan 1 – March 31, if you’re in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you can switch plans or return to Original Medicare and join a separate Medicare drug plan. Speak with a licensed agent to get help finding the best Medicare coverage for your 2023 healthcare needs.
Happy Lunar New Year 🏮
We wish you good health, luck, and abundance in the year of the Rabbit 🐇
2023 is the Year of the Rabbit based on Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Water Rabbit, starting from Jan. 22, 2023 (Chinese New Year) and lasting to Feb. 9, 2024. The Years of the Rabbit include 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023...

People born in the Year of the Rabbit are gentle and approachable. They have a decent, noble and elegant manner.

Too often when a person is living with brain change, we tend to notice their behavioral changes first rather than the...
UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS
Heading Here
Registration is NOW OPEN for the Caregiver Conference at Wintersburg Presbyterian Church! 
Registration will close on
 Friday, February 24. Registration is required to attend. Capacity will be limited, and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sign up before early bird registration closes! Register by Tuesday, January 31 to receive extra tickets for an opportunity drawing for the day of the Caregiver Conference!
Alzheimer's LA
LEARN + CONNECT

YOUR HEALTH

FLU SHOT FOR SENIORS: 5 REASONS WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT

Up To Date COVID Vaccine Information
and Mask Wearing
Please visit our OPICA website to find our resource page

Contact Us


 Sara Kaye - sara@opica.org 
 Saira Reyes -  saira@opica.org