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 register ahead of time at 718-596-8789. Please scroll down to see which workshops might best address your questions and concerns.

Legal and Financial Seminar 

Tuesday, February 18th, 6pm-8pm
Heights and Hills, 81 Willoughby St. Suite 302, Brooklyn
This seminar is designed to acquaint families who have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias with legal and financial issues associated with planning for long term care of their relative. An attorney specializing in Elder Law will discuss important topics family members should understand before meeting with their personal attorney, such as long term care insurance, joint bank accounts, and more.
**Registration Required with CaringKind: Call 646-744-2900

 

Delirium, Depression, and Dementia: What Caregivers Need to Know

Thursday, February 27th, 7pm-8:30pm
Over the telephone, from the comfort of your own home
This is a free, telephonic workshop for family caregivers. Delirium, depression, and dementia can all affect brain function in older adults. It’s important for family caregivers to know what these conditions are, and what can be done to help.
**Registration Required and Limited to 8 Participants: Contact Megan Nelson, LMSW at 718-596-8789 ext. 307 or mnelson@heightsandhills.org

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