Fremont organization offering seminar series to help medical caregivers, it begins Thursday at Stanford

A day after the Center for Investigative Reporting published a story about caregivers abusing patients in California, a Fremont-based organization announced it is sponsoring free seminars to help caregivers deal with stress and other issues.

Here are some details about the seminar:

A free seminar series aimed at helping caregivers of patients battling serious illnesses is scheduled to begin this week at Stanford University.

The Fremont-based Cancer Prevention Institute of California is launching the biweekly series, which will include seven seminars scheduled from Thursday to Jan. 9.

Each session will be held at Stanford University’s Health Library, in Hoover Pavilion, at 211 Quarry Road, Suite 201.

All seminars, being offered at no cost, will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Reservations are required for each session. To register, call 650-498-7826 or send an email to education@cpic.org.

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Chris DeBenedetti