Caregiver Education | Professional Education | Concierge Services

We are excited to announce that we are offering live webinars until we can safely offer in-person educational seminars.

The seminars listed below are ONLY for family & friends caring for people living with dementia. If you are a healthcare/social service professional, please visit our Professional Education page for a listing of seminars geared to professionals.

Registration is required for all seminars. To register please call our Helpline at 646-744-2900. All seminars are free of charge and subject to change.

All seminars are in English unless otherwise noted.

Understanding Dementia: What You Need to Know and Where to Go

This seminar will provide family members and friends information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect and include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources and services are available to help them cope with present challenges and future planning.

Friday, January 14
10:00am – 12:00pm

Tuesday, January 18
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Friday, February 11
10:00am – 12:00pm

Tuesday, February 22
5:30pm - 7:30pm

This seminar is designed to acquaint families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with legal and financial issues associated with planning for the long-term care of their relative. An attorney specializing in Elder Law will discuss important topics family members should understand before meeting with their personal attorney. Prior attendance at an Understanding Dementia seminar is recommended.

Monday, January 3 - CANCELLED
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Tuesday, January 11 - in CHINESE - CANCELLED
10:00am - 11:30am
Monday, January 24
5:30pm – 7:00pm

Monday, February 7
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Monday, February 28
5:30pm – 7:00pm

Medicaid Home Care Seminars

This seminar guides caregivers are through the application process for Medicaid home care service in New York City for a person with dementia. Prior attendance at a Legal & Financial seminar is required.

Thursday, January 6

Thursday, February 3

Register to view previously recorded meetings

Dementia and Holocaust Survivors

Tuesday, February 1

Bathing without a Battle

Monday, February 14

RSVP online for upcoming Monthly education meetings.

Family Caregiver Workshop

The Family Caregiver Workshop is a four-part interactive workshop designed to improve the quality of life of a family caregiver and the person with dementia. The goals of the workshop are to:

  • Provide knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and insight into the thoughts and experience of the person with dementia.
  • Inform caregivers about communication changes in Alzheimer's disease.
  • Assist caregivers in developing practical skills to enhance ongoing communication.
  • Present ways to understand the behaviors associated with Alzheimer's disease and helpful strategies for managing them.
  • Encourage self-care.
  • Provide emotional support to caregivers in a safe and nonjudgmental environment.
  • Offer access to available resources.

TBD -  Call Helpline 646-744-2900 for schedule.

Pre-recorded Webinars

Fun Activities for the Person with Dementia..and Finding Time for Yourself
Register to watch

Navigating the Medicaid Home Care System
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Home Care in the Time of COVID-19
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Technology and Caregiving:

Care Partners - Click here to watch Dr. Sara J. Czaja, Director of the Center on Aging and Behavioral Research at the Weill Cornell Medicine Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, discuss caregiving and introduce Care Partners, an innovative technology-based program designed to improve the quality of life of caregivers and individuals with early stage dementia