In honor of Caregiver Appreciation Month, Heights and Hills in partnership with NY State Senator Brian Kavanagh, Assemblywoman Joanne Simon, Council Members Brad Lander and Steven Levin will be presenting a three part informational series on caregiving topics. The first one on November 13 reviews what dementia is, explores how to identify when someone needs help and how to maintain the dignity of those affected by the condition.
November 13, 2018, 6pm-8pm
presented by Megan Nelson, LMSW, Caregiver Social Worker
As our population ages, there is increasing concern about dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. This workshop reviews what dementia is, explores how to identify when someone needs help and how to maintain the dignity of those affected by the condition.
November 20, 2018, 6pm-8pm
presented by Raquel Pearlman, LMSW – Caregiver Social Worker
Planning care for someone in your life can be challenging and overwhelming. Learn what home care options are available, how to deal with common issues that come up and how to pay for it. This event will cover how to apply for home care through Medicaid.
November 27, 2018, 6pm-8pm
presented by Michael Rublin, LMSW – Caregiver Social Worker
Too busy caring for a loved one to take care of yourself? Feeling stressed, anxious, exhausted, worn-out? You are not alone, and help is out there! This workshop will explore easy ways you can take good care of yourself while helping someone you love.
For more information, contact Danielle Zuckerman at 718-875-1517