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, June 18, 5:00-7:00 pm
Heights and Hills, 81 Willoughby St., 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
A workshop in partnership with CaringKind.
Registration Required: Call CarkingKind at 646-744-2900.

Demystifying Dementia: A Workshop Over the Telephone
Thursday, June 27  7:00-8:30 pm
Dial in from the telephone in the comfort of your own home!
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Limited to 8 slots. Contact Megan Nelson, LMSW at 718-596-8789 x307 or e-mail mnelson@heightsandhills.org to register and receive call-in information.

Summer Yoga Classes for Caregivers

Tuesday, June 11  12:00 pm

Tuesday, June 18 12:00 pm

Tuesday, June 25 12:00 pm

Join Heights and Hills  volunteer,  Gracie Landes, for chair yoga classes especially designed for caregivers.  All levels  of experience and abilities welcome.  Come for one class or come for all!  Individual respite available for caregivers who cannot usually leave the home (Restrictions may apply for respite services- call for details).

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Contact Adina Segal, LCSW at (718) 596-8789 or e-mail asegal@heightsandhills.org for more info, to inquire about respite, or to register.

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