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 & Financial Seminar 

Tuesday, July 21st, 5:30pm-7:00pm

Heights and Hills is partnering with CaringKind NYC to present this free virtual workshop. An attorney specializing in Elder Law will discuss important topics that Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers should understand before meeting with a personal attorney. Topics include Power of Attorney, Guardianship, Medicaid Eligibility, Long-Term Care Insurance, Health Care Proxy, and more.

Registration is required. Please call the CaringKind Helpline at (646) 744-2900 to reserve a space.

 

Peace of Mind: A Memory and Cognition Workshop 

Friday, July 31st, 2pm-3pm via Zoom

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In this occupational therapy-based workshop, participants will learn about various games and activities that can help keep older adults mentally engaged. Participants will also discuss memory and visual aids they can implement at home to enhance their relative’s safety, independence, and quality of life. This workshop is open to caregivers and all who are interested in the topic. For more information, contact Caregiver Program Director, Raquel Perlman, LMSW at 347-395-2912 or rperlman@heightsandhills.org.

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