Useful Tips for Family Caregivers

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

July 23, 2014 at 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM

Location: Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St, Endwell

Phone: (607) 778-2411

Email: jbobinski@co.broome.ny.us

Link: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/files/senior/OFA%20Caregiver%20Corner/Misc_%20Caregiver/7-23-14%20Tips%20for%20Family%20Caregivers.pdf

Event Description

June 24, 2014 Updated Jun 24, 2014 at 8:59 AM EDT

“Useful Tips for Family Caregivers” will be presented by Beth Hickey, RN, BSN from Lourdes at Home and Hospice.

Beth will lead this interactive presentation by fielding questions and discussing common issues caregivers face. Tips will be provided on the following topics: bathroom safety, medication management, hearing loss, incontinence management, dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and fall risk/safety. Additional subjects of discussion include how to access Home Health Care or Hospice services paid for by Medicare.

Pre-registration is suggested; call Caregiver Services at 778-2411 to register.

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