Hosting Org: Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation
Date: September 20, November 15, 2018 and January 17th, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Islip Public Library, 71 Monell Ave, Islip, NY 11751
Event Link: Caregiver Ambassador Program-Islip
As part of Parker Jewish Institute’s Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, our Family Caregiver Specialists are available to meet with caregivers at libraries and community centers across Long Island.No appointment needed!
The Caregiver Ambassador program is designed to assist caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias in accessing the many services and resources available to them and their loved one.
The Caregiver Ambassador will meet one-on-one with caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. The Ambassador is trained to assist with information and referrals regarding caregiver programs, medical care, respite care, benefits, support groups, and more.
Our Caregiver Ambassador, a licensed social worker, can provide free memory screenings, tips on how to speak with your doctor about memory problems; and speak with caregivers on the importance of taking a break!
For more information or to register, please view event page.