caregiver workshops & health fairs
Our staff of social workers offer a variety of workshops each month to educate family caregivers and the general public about important caregiving issues.
We are also available to present these workshops to the members or employees of organizations and businesses. Topics include:
- Caregiving 101
- Understanding Dementia
- How to Talk to a Loved One with Dementia
- Caring for Loved Ones When They Aren’t So Loveable
- Coping with Anger
- Caring for the Caregiver
- Communicating with Healthcare Providers
- And more…
Workshop & Health Fair Calendar
Please scroll down to see which workshops might best address your questions and concerns.
Dementia Caregiving & Creating Meaningful Engagement at Home
Wednesday, October 20th, 12:30PM – 1:30PM EST
Join NYU Langone recreational therapist, Amy Harris, and program assistant, Sara Lee, for a caregiver education program focused on improving at-home engagement for people living with dementia.
Topics include bringing creative activities into your daily interactions with your family member living with dementia; using at-home resources to create opportunities for increased engagement; and planning for meaningful leisure at home.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Seasonal Highlights Tour
Tuesday, November 9th, 1:00PM – 2:00PM EST
Join us for this relaxing virtual tour in honor of National Caregiver Appreciation Month! Let us lean back and take a load off as we enjoy the beauty of fall showcased at BBG from the comfort of our own homes. We’ll also be enjoying a lively conversation all about fall – gardening, activities, and the harvest. Looking forward to seeing you there!