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Understanding Behaviors and Caregiver Stress with Carol Podgorski, Ph.D., M.P.H, M.S.

Monday, October 23
Streaming live in all ten counties

Call 800.272.3900 to register and learn about locations near you. Audience: All.


Livingston County Caregiver Retreat

Saturday, November 4
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebrate Family Church
74 Mt. Morris Road, Leicester

This event is free for caregivers and complimentary lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by calling 800.272.3900.



Creating Meaningful Connections with Your Loved One

October 25: Steuben County
November 14: Seneca County
December 5: Monroe County
December 8: Livingston County
December 12: Orleans County

As dementia progresses, it can become increasingly difficult to find time for meaningful connections with your loved one. Stepping into their reality allows both individuals to be in the moment and experience periods of joy and closeness. Learn to infuse humor and other creative techniques, spontaneously, to turn difficult and escalating situations into enjoyable connections with your loved one.
Audience: Caregivers

Call 800.272.3900 to register at a location near you. Pre-register one week in advance and receive a free copy of Creating Moments of Joy by Jolene Brackey.


5th Annual Southern Tier Caregiver Retreat

Thursday, November 9
Horseheads Elks Lodge, Horseheads

Caregivers will be treated to complementary breakfast and lunch, as well as to a chair massage from local massage therapists. The day will also feature information about taking steps to build support for this journey. This event is presented in conjunction with the Horseheads Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #2297. Audience: Caregivers

Call 800.272.3900 to learn more or register today.


Caregiver Appreciation Day Retreat and Conference

Tuesday, November 14
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Ann's Community
1500 Portland Avenue, Rochester

This event is free for caregivers and complimentary lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by calling 800.272.3900.



Community Programs and Services

All Support Groups, Social Activities, Caregiver Education and Special Events can be found in the Program Catalog.

View or Download the latest Catalog


Some Good News for Dementia
Rates Might be Going Down

Featuring Elmira Resident
Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel

Read the full article          NBC video

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