2017 Community Awards ~ Winners

2017 Community Awards ~ Winners

All of us know deserving individuals or organizations that work tirelessly for our older friends.  What better way to honor those who are called to work in this area than acknowledging their contribution? Annually, at our Summer Forum, three awards are presented to...
Scholarship Raffle Donations

Scholarship Raffle Donations

A message from Sherry Crow, TAGS Scholarship Chair I just want to take a moment to say THANK YOU to everyone who supported The 2017 TAGS Summer Forum Scholarship Raffle this year.  It was a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without you!  We had some...
2017 Summer Forum – July 25, 2017

2017 Summer Forum – July 25, 2017

TAGS 25th Annual Summer Forum Date: July 25, 2017 Time: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Location: The Riley Conference Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1700 W. Fuller Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76115 Forum Schedule with Speakers and Topics 7:30 – 8:15 am...
Seeking Scholarship Raffle Donations

Seeking Scholarship Raffle Donations

TAGS is seeking donated items from individuals, corporations and others for our Raffle to raise money for Scholarships. You will receive recognition for your contribution in our Annual Summer Forum program!   Your support will be so appreciated by TAGS and the future...
After Hours CEU Mixer – Sept 14, 2017

After Hours CEU Mixer – Sept 14, 2017

Network with other professionals in the field of aging in a relaxed atmosphere. This bi-yearly event is reserved for professionals in the aging community only.  Learn more about the allowed business categories here. Topic:  “Senior Suicide Prevention:  Assessing...
2017 Faith Based Forum – Oct. 3, 2017

2017 Faith Based Forum – Oct. 3, 2017

The TAGS Faith Based Bridge Forum is an event to help pastors and their staff as well as leaders in faith-based organizations to come together to learn about and collaborate on Best Practices and Resources that are already available in the Tarrant County Area to...
Quarterly Meeting – October 17, 2017

Quarterly Meeting – October 17, 2017

“Opioids Epidemic and How It Affects Our Seniors”  Presented by:  Cynthia M. Velazquez / Challenge of Tarrant County Workshop objectives: At the end of this training, the learner will be able to: Identify how seniors are affected by the opioid epidemic...
Quarterly Meeting – January 16, 2018

Quarterly Meeting – January 16, 2018

“Medication Management”  Presented by:  Samantha Thompson, Regional Manager / Physicians Pharmacy Alliance Workshop objectives: At the end of this training, the learner will be able to: Provide facts on medication adherence and poly pharmacy Discuss...

Quarterly Meeting – April 11, 2017

“Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation.  Should I Report?”  You will learn the following: Define elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. Learn more about Texas Adult Protective Services. Discuss open questions to discuss with the elderly that may confirm...

Faith Based Bridge Forum 2016

The TAGS Faith Based Bridge was created by professionals serving the senior population in Tarrant County in order to network and share information with faith based leadership who may not be aware of the vast resources available in our area to assist and care for...

CEU After Hours Mixer – May 11, 2017

“Hydration and the Elderly:  Let’s Drink to That!“ Recognize the signs, symptoms, risk factors, and complications of dehydration with the elderly population and provides the latest intervention and health-promotion strategies.   For social workers,...

Quarterly Meeting – January 17, 2017

“Emerging Drug Trends”  Presented by: Ashley Paramore / The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse  Objectives:  (1) Participants will be able to identify multiple modern ways in which people can use drugs or alcohol; (2) Participants will be able to...

CEU After Hours Mixer – December 1, 2016

“Effective Communication:  Are You Listening To Your Patients and Are They Listening To You? “ Reviews communication techniques that will help professional caregivers develop stronger relationships with their patients, decrease chances of miscommunication,...

Quarterly Meeting – October 18, 2016

“Managing Geriatric Mental Health”   Mary Orndorff, LCSW Speaker Sponsor:  Senior Mental Health Solutions  Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Free 1.0 CEU for current TAGS Members.  (LPC,SW) Location:  American Cancer Society – 3301...

TAGS Summer Forum 2016

TAGS 24th Annual Summer Forum July 26, 2016 Voices Over Time Educate    The Riley Conference Center at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 1700 W. Fuller Avenue – Fort Worth, TX  Agenda  7:30 – 8:00 am              Check In / Breakfast / Visit...

CEU After Hours Mixer – May 12, 2016

“The Baby Boomer Patient:  Are You Caring for a Rose (Healthy Minority) or a Roger (Unhealthy Majority)? “ Reveals the research regarding the overall health of the Baby Boomer generation and strategies for caring for this unique population.   For social...

Quarterly Meeting – January 19, 2016

“Learning to Breathe Again: A Seminar on Self-Care”  Presented by: Stephanie Broussard, LMSW and Jazmin Hunter, LMSW 1.0 Hour Free CEU for Social Workers and LPC who are Current TAGS Members!  Tuesday, January 19, 2016 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Location: ...

2016 Fall Ethics Conference

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 8:30 am – 4:00 pm **  REGISTRATIONS CLOSED  **  Speaker:  Tam Cummings, PhD Gerontologist  ~  Courtesy of Colonial Gardens Memory Care  Program: “Ethics and Decisions in Dementia Care:  Identifying Behaviors, Stages and End of Life Care”.    ...