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.

Understanding Dementia
Tuesday, August 20  5-7 pm
Heights and Hills, 81 Willoughby St., 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
This workshop in  partnership with CaringKind will provide information about dementia and the resources and services that can help you cope with the challenges today while you plan for the future.
Registration Required: Call CarkingKind at 646-744-2900.

Demystifying Dementia – A Telephonic Workshop
Thursday , August 22  7:00-8:30pm
Learning that a loved one has dementia can be devastating. You may feel that you don’t understand what to expect. You may not know where to go for support and help. But information and help are out there! Join us for this workshop that will help you to feel empowered as a caregiver of someone with dementia.

Registration Required: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. Call-in information will be provided upon registration.
Please contact Megan Nelson, LMSW at 718-596-8789 ext. 307 or at mnelson@heightsandhills.org to register or for more information.

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