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Overview

Provided by HouseWorks, a local organization focusing on home care services for the elderly, these eldercare support seminars will cover topics surrounding elder caregiving with a focus on providing support to the care giver. These programs will be facilitated by a panel of industry experts who will provide current information, customized resource materials, and time for Q&A. Registration is required.

For your benefit, all programs have been scheduled from noon to 1:30 pm to allow for questions and interaction after each presentation which typically conclude at 1:00 pm.  Therefore, those who may have to return to their offices by 1:00 pm are welcome to attend.

 

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Understanding Your Options - "Senior Care 101"

Provided by HouseWorks

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Walsh

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  1. Understand the home care => senior living community continuum
  2. Be able to begin a plan based on insight into “round the clock care” – when do you need more help for your aging loved one? what could that help look like?
  3. Get a sense for how much in-home care services and senior housing typically can cost, and how services/housing can be paid for

Registration required, a light lunch will be provided.

Senior Care 101 Flyer


Meet the Experts - "Senior Care 102"

Provided by HouseWorks

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | 2101 Comm. Ave. Room 111

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • See how legal, financial and medical considerations influence priorities for aging parents
  • Identify starting points and considerations for setting up an effective professional “care team”
  • Take away tips for prioritizing, collaborating

Registration is required, a light lunch will be provided.

 

Senior Care 102 Flyer


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Still have questions?

In addition to the Eldercare Support programs, HouseWorks professionals are available to answer your specific eldercare questions. Please direct your inquiry to the BC Faculty/Staff Assistance Program at 617–552–3340 or touzin@bc.edu.