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Save the Date – Family Caregivers Summit: “Name it; Know its Many Faces”

Savethedate-EmblemHealth

Sponsored by:
EmblemHealth’s NYC Partnership for Family Caregiving Corps
in partnership with:Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service:
Be the Evidence Project

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Location: New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue (use the 103rd Street entrance)
New York, NY 10029

Time: Registration is 8:30 am
Program is 9 am – 5 pm

ALL ARE WELCOME! YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

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Join us at the Name It; Know Its Many Faces 2014 Summit, where experts from the many facets of FAMILY CAREGIVING will unite for this dynamic all-day event. All clergy, health care ministries, family caregivers, medical professionals, social workers, students, government leaders and the general public are most welcome to attend. Through talks, discussions and videos, the summit will look at the many roles of family caregiving and explore solutions to common obstacles faced by family caregivers. So don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about resources and tools available to you.

 

Lunch will be served, and a wine and cheese reception will be provided at 5 pm.

“There are only four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.”
— Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

 

To learn more about EmblemHealth’s Care for the Family Caregiver initiative, please visit www.emblemhealth.com/careforthefamilycaregiver

Caregiving — You cannot pay it away, pray it away or prescribe it away. While all three are necessary, ultimately you have to go through it, and it is our hope that you will grow through it.

C.O.M.E: Caregivers Information Fair

 

2014 post card

 

Do Not Wait for A Crisis To Make Major Decisions!
This is the Time and the Season to Prepare for Tomorrow

Information On:
Alzheimer’s Disease, Elder Law, Caregivers Resources, MD House Calls, VA Caregivers Program, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Adult Day/Night Program, Nursing Home placement, Home Sharing, Medicare, Medicare, Managed Long Term Care, Alternative Housing, AARP, Hospice, Respite, Mental Health and much more.

All are Welcomed to Attend
Wednesday April 30, 2014 at 11am to 4pm
177 Dreiser Loop Co-op City
Auditorium A

 

Download the full Family Caregivers Fair information sheet as a PDF

 

Once again, Caregivers Outreach Ministry Empowerment Inc. (C.O.M.E.) will present a Caregivers Informational Fair. Riverbay Corporation will host it Wednesday April 30, 2014 from 11 am to 4 PM at 177 Dreiser Loop Auditorium A, in Co-Op City. Set up time will begin at 10AM. Free parking available in the nearby garage. (Garage ticket will be validated) Our mission is to provide, R & R (Resource & Respite), information and resources to family caregivers caring for the elderly with chronic illness, Alzheimer’s disease and other health issues, housing, nursing home, Adult Day Program, Assisted Living, and hospice. In addition, provide resources information to for grandparents.. We are inviting you to take part in this event in support of family caregivers. We are asking for a donation of $50 or more if you wish. Your donation will go towards the refreshments, entertainment, massage, exercise session, door prizes and give-a-ways. Tables will be provided and each organization will be asked to speak about their organization. Please invite caregivers from your program, employees, and other contacts.
Family caregivers sacrifice their needs for the needs of others. Caregivers Outreach Ministry Empowerment wants to continue to increase the awareness about the needs and challenges of family caregivers. We want to take this opportunity to recognize and show appreciation for the extraordinary job that family caregivers are performing. This is an opportunity to say, “Thank you. You are doing a great job. We are here for you. We believe that “Caregivers Need Caring Too!

Sincerely,
Diane Cooper RN, GNP, M.Ed.

Download the Caregivers Fair Confirmation Signup and Confirmation form