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FOR SUPPORT

CARE DAY SYMPOSIUM
Join world-renowned dementia care specialist Teepa Snow virtually via Zoom as she discusses the importance of maintaining a routine during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as creative and practical tips for getting through the day as a caregiver.
Sunday October 25, 9am-1pm
Free for Family Caregivers; $15 for professionals; $30 for social workers (3) CEU’s.
Click here to register.


VIRTUAL SUPPORT

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS
Professionally facilitated support groups facilitated by licensed social workers operating virtually via Zoom. The group provides emotional support and caregiver strategies over the course of the 10-week semester, $100 for the semester.

  • Spouse Caregiver Support Group: Tuesday, 11:15am-12:15pm
  • Young Onset Spouse Caregiver Support Group: Tuesday, 6-7:00pm

AT-HOME RESPITE
Provides respite to those caring for an adult or a senior with a neurodegenerative condition. Each week, an SJJCC staff member will visit the home and provide 1-2 hours of structured 1-to-1 programming while maintaining social distancing outdoors.

MNEME THERAPY
A one-hour private art activity-based session that provides a rewarding experience by combining painting, singing, movement, and storytelling in a supportive environment.

During this time, we are happy to share this article from one of our partners, the Alzheimer’s Association, titled Coronavirus: Tips for Dementia Caregivers.

Joe Wasserman, LMSW

Supervisor of Specialized Senior Services

(516) 484-1545 x236

SJJCC’s Supervisor of Specialized Senior Services Joe Wasserman has been with the agency since 2002 when he started as a CIT at Camp Kehilla. Over the last 17 years Joe…

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