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caregiver workshops

 

 

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 Calendar

Please scroll down to see which workshops might best address your questions and concerns.

Talking to Someone with Dementia

Thursday, April 28th, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST

This workshop will provide information on how dementia affects communication, and will explore how you can bring more joy and acceptance into your interactions with people who have dementia. Click here to register!

Mental Health in Older Adults: A Guide for Caregivers

Tuesday, May 17th, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST

Heights and Hills is pleased to collaborate with NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital and Park Slope Parents to offer this virtual presentation. Join Helen Reingold, PhD, Clinical Psychologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist for a discussion on Mental Health in Older Adults. Click here to register!

Family Dynamics and Caregiving

Thursday, May 26th, 12:00PM – 1:00PM EST – click here to register

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Thursday, June 9th, 7:30 – 8:30PM EST – click here to register

Caregiving is hard! It can be even more stressful when difficult family dynamics come into play and relatives disagree on a loved one’s care.
 
In this free workshop you will learn effective communication strategies, connect with other caregivers, and explore how to take care of yourself while navigating this rocky terrain. We’re pleased to offer a daytime and an evening presentation of this workshop; see the registration links above to choose your date and time. 
 
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