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Free workshops on caring for aging parents with Heights and Hills in Brooklyn

Heights and Hills has been supporting older Brooklyn adults and their caregivers since 1971. Each year, the organization serves 5,000 older adults and their families. The older adults they serve range in age from 60 to more than 100, are immigrant and native born, and are as diverse as the communities in which they live. The Heights and Hills Caregiver Program provides support to caregivers of older adults, including individual counseling, support groups, and educational seminars.

Heights and Hills is hosting two free upcoming webinars for family caregivers supporting loved ones 60 or older. All online workshops are free and will take place on Zoom.

Understanding Homecare Options

Monday, July 15 | 12-1pm | Click here to register on Zoom

If your loved one needs homecare, what are the options? Finding (and paying for) home health aide support can feel daunt ing, and there may be options out there that you haven’t explored. Caregiver Social Workers Sue Roberts, LMSW and Anastasia Domenech, MSW will present on the homecare options available in New York State, including how to access Medicaid (even if you think your loved one won’t qualify).

Losing It! (And Finding It Again): How Dementia Affects the Caregiver

Tuesday, July 30 | 7-8pm | Click here to register on Zoom

Caring for a loved one who has dementia can change your body, spirit and brain. Let’s talk about those changes, what we know about how you can protect your wellbeing! Dasha Kiper, MA, Clinical Trainer at Renewal Memory Partners and the author of Travelers to Unimaginable Lands, will share her expertise on how dementia impacts caregivers – and what you can do to survive and even thrive in your caregiving journey.

Updated: July 1, 2024.

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