Placing Your Relative in a Nursing Home

This meeting will focus on five areas: Long-term care options The steps involved in moving a person with dementia to a nursing home Paying for nursing home care How to ease the transition for both the person and the caregiver How to be a successful advocate for a nursing home resident These meetings are ONLY for family & friends caring for people with dementia. Registration is REQUIRED. Please call our CaringKind Helpline at (646) 744-2900 to register. All meetings are free of charge and subject to change. Manhattan Tuesdays - English 3rd Tuesday of every other month, 5:30pm – 7:00pm [...]

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Medicaid Home Care Seminars

Caregivers are guided through the application process for Medicaid home care service in NYC for the person with dementia. Prior attendance at a Legal & Financial Seminar is required. These meetings are ONLY for family & friends caring for people with dementia. Registration is REQUIRED. Please call our CaringKind Helpline at (646) 744-2900 to register. All meetings are free of charge and subject to change. Manhattan Thursdays - English1st Thursday of each month, 5:30pm – 7:00pm [...]

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Legal & Financial Planning

These seminars are designed to acquaint families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with legal and financial issues associated with planning for the long-term care of their relative. An attorney specializing in Elder Law will discuss important topics family members should understand before meeting with their personal attorney. TOPICS TO BE COVERED: Power of Attorney Health Care Proxy Long-Term Care Insurance Joint Bank Accounts Guardianship Medicaid Eligibility We recommend that you attend our "Understanding Dementia for Caregivers" meeting before you attend the [...]

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Understanding Dementia

These sessions will provide family members and friends with information about Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Caregivers will also learn about what resources and services are available to help them cope with present challenges and future planning. These meetings are ONLY for family & friends caring for people with dementia. Registration is REQUIRED. Please call our CaringKind Helpline at (646) 744-2900 to register. All meetings are free of charge and subject to change. Manhattan Wednesdays - English 3rd Wednesday of every month, 5:30 - 7:30pm Fridays - English 2nd [...]

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