Free Conference For Caregivers On Nov. 15

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Caregiver_AIn honor of National Caregiver Month this November, Genser Dubow Genser & Cona (GDGC), an elder law firm in Melville, is hosting its 4th Annual Caregiver Conference focusing on Elder Care Conversations: Communication Strategies on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hofstra University Club, in Hempstead.

Attendees will get valuable tips and strategies for learning how to constructively communicate with family members while handling an elder care crisis, how to speak with medical professionals to advocate for your loved one, and how best to communicate with a loved one suffering with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

The speakers and topics include:

Elder Law Mediation: Opening the Lines of Family Communication in the Face of an Elder Care Crisis
Advocating for a Loved One’s Care: How to Speak with Medical Professionals to Improve Patient Outcomes
Cognitive Impairments: How to Communicate with a Loved One with Dementia/Alzheimer’s to Foster Successful Interactions

The evening begins with an exhibitor expo featuring senior services and elder care resources and information on topics such as home care, assisted living, reverse mortgages, long-term care insurance, caregiver support and resources and more. Registration is required by contacting Janet Russell at 631-390-5000 or RSVP at www.genserlaw.com.

Nominations Sought For Caregiver of the Year Award

Each year, GDGC selects a winner for the Caregiver of the Year Award and presents that person with an award and gift card for $100. The winner is selected from caregivers who have gone the extra mile for their loved one and who provide extraordinary care. A nomination form can be found at www.genserlaw.com.

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