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Workshops for Caregivers

Caregivers’ Connections offers a variety of informational workshops over the telephone. Each workshop addresses a specific topic and provides useful information and practical tips to help caregivers better understand and meet the needs of their loved ones. Workshops are one hour long and generally run for 1 to 3 weeks.

There is a $10 registration fee to join Caregivers’ Connections. Tuition fees are $15 for each multiple–session workshop and $5 for each single–session workshop. Scholarships are available. For more information, please call DOROT at (212) 769–2850 or (877) 819–9147.

Spring/Summer 2014

It’s All in the Family—Siblings & Caregiving—NEW!

Wednesday, May 14 at 7:00 PM
Liz Salston, LSW, MSW, MA; Geriatric Care Manager
Caring for our parents is a difficult responsibility. A team approach is the preferred approach when making decisions…but siblings often come to the table with differing views of responsibility based on family roles and past relationships. The book, “Mom Loves you Best: Forgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships” will be used as a foundation to discuss the ways family members can come together to provide the best care for their aging loved ones.

Medication Management—NEW!

Wednesday, April 2 at 7:00 PM
Michele Cameron, MA, RN, BSN; Atlantic Homecare and Hospice
Learn how to take medications safely! Properly prescribing and administering medications means knowing all the facts. Caregivers can actively prevent allergic reactions, adverse reactions and overdoses by educating themselves.

Take a Deep Breath

Thursday, March 20 at 7:00 PM
Linda Lee Davida, BA, RYT; Certified Holistic Health Counselor
RELAX! Learn to breathe, visualize and heal your mind, body and spirit.

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