AARP Long Island Presents - Caregiver Appreciation Month Webinar Series

Posted on 10/22/20


AARP Long Island is proud to present a FREE three-part series of webinars in honor of National Caregiver Appreciation Month that are hosted by Long Island Alzheimer’s and Dementia (LIAD) Center. This series will focus on the importance of self-care, how to best utilize supportive resources, ways to provide quality care for a diagnosed loved one, and finding inner-strength.

Caring for a parent or loved one with any stage of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be a stressful and emotional journey. Nevertheless, to provide the best care, a person needs to be their best self. Through AARPNY and the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center, caregivers have access to an entire network of support and guidance to help find hope and comfort during their journey.

Each one hour long webinar will be hosted on Zoom and they are recommended for adults ages 18 and over.

Advanced registration is required to attend these free events.  See the AARPNY event links below for more information. 

1. Virtual Caregiver Yoga: Wednesday November 4, 11:00AM – 12:00 PM

Hosted by United We Om, focus on your inner-strength, peace and relaxation. Learn breathing techniques and ways to keep calm. No yoga experience required, only a mat and open mind!

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2. Tips: Caring for My Loved One:  Wednesday November 11, 11:00AM – 12:00 PM

Learn tips and advice on how to best communicate with your loved one with dementia, typical symptoms of the disease, and coping strategies for caregivers. As the disease progresses, learn how to best be prepared on how to assist with activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, dressing and managing daily routines.

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3. Caring for The Caregiver:  Wednesday November 18, 11:00AM – 12:00 PM

Learn about the importance of caregiver self-care, types of self-care, and the importance of utilizing resources that are available in your community. Learn about how to best help yourself, so you can continue to help your loved one with dementia and prevent caregiver burnout.

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We hope to see you virtually!

*This is not an AARP event. Any information you provided to the host organization will be governed by its privacy policy.

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