Classes by Marsha Raines
Daughters and Aging Parents
• Are you jumping from crisis to crisis trying to help your elderly parents?
• Frustrated with the maze of service options?
• Do your parents insist that everything is "just fine," but you suspect that they are struggling to cope with aging related problems?
This workshop will provide you with information on key elder care issues. Learn how you can effectively assess the needs of your physically frail and or confused elderly parents. Find out about available community resources that may help you establish a safe and comfortable care plan for your aging parent.
Helping Mom & Dad Stay at Home
Tuesday, May 7: 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Mom or Dad may still be living in a beautiful suburban home but due to aging related losses and illness may be at risk of becoming socially isolated, malnourished and self neglectful. Families often struggle with how to best help an aging parent remain at home safely and comfortably. A geriatric social worker will share information on the signs to look for to determine if help is needed and community resources to support your parent.
Considering Long Term Care Insurance?
Tuesday, June 4: 7:00 to 8:30 pm
This is a “crash course” focusing on the basics of long term care insurance. Learn about how this kind of insurance so that you can decide whether it is right for you. This “for beginners” workshop is specially geared for people who need an easy to understand guide to this important topic. The instructor is a licensed geriatric social worker and licensed insurance agent, specializing in long term care.
Classes will take place at the Brighton High School, 1150 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14618.
To Register: Call Brighton Continuing Education at 242-5191. Pre-registration is requested.
If you would like a speaker for your group, please contact
Marsha Raines, LMSW, C-ASWCM at 585-271-0400.