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.

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Tour for Caregivers
Wednesday, April 3 2:00-3:30 pm

Join Heights and Hills and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens on a FREE tour especially for caregivers. Event includes a seasonal highlights tour of the garden and a hands-on activity.

      REGISTRATION REQUIRED. For more information and registration information contact Adina Segal, LCSW at 718-596-8789 or e-mail asegal@heightsandhills.org.

Caring for Loved Ones When They Aren’t So Loveable: A Workshop Over the Telephone
Thursday, April 11  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.

Understanding Dementia
Tuesday, April 16, 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.

Yoga Classes for Caregivers

Tuesday, April 2  1:00 pm

Tuesday, April 9 6:00 pm

Tuesday April 23 11:00 am

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.

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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