Presentations and Seminars

August 8 -

Webinar: Driving Safety for Older Adults

- Families slowly transition their young teenagers into driving but most likely don't think about transition their older adult loved ones out of driving.  This webinar will help families seek out solutions and resources to help older adults remain active and engaged after giving up the car keys. Webinar begins at 1:00pm.  Please register with Deborah McLeroy

September 5 -

Webinar: Understanding Symptoms of Alzheimer's

  - A how to presentation on caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia.  The emphasis with be on the care and dignity of the individual to help them live a more fulfilling life

October 10 -

Preparing for Loss: Death, Dying, and Grieving

- this web seminar will provide information on how professionals can help to prepare older adults and their families for difficult conversations on death, dying and grieving.

November 7 -

Working After Retirement

- Now that people are living longer, it is common for them to continue working or even start a second career later in life. there are many benefits to working after retirement and older adults still have a lot to give to society and their communities.

December 5 -

Fall Prevention

- One in three older adults older that age 65 fall each year, but fewer that half will bring it to the attention to a healthcare professional. Learn the signs that an older adult may be at risk for falling and simple and practical solutions on how to reduce the risk of falls in the home.

All webinars are made possible through a collaborations between American Society on Aging and Home Instead Senior Care. If you would like to see other webinars, please visit their website.

October 5 -

Health For Life Program

- Are you 55 or older with a chronic health condition or caring for someone with a health issue?  If so, the Health for Life Program (HeLP) workshop can enhance your quality of life and provide fun while learning.  This free workshop is offered by Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services and focuses on the mind/body connection, better breathing, fall prevention, and getting a good nights sleep. Presentation begins at 1:00pm.