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Healthy You Programs


Provided by HouseWorks, a local organization focussing 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.



Brass Ring Memoirs: Encouraging Stories Using Practical Methodologies to Help Caregivers with Dementia Care

Featuring Author Kelly McCarthy, who has been in the senior health industry for over 20 years.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Newton Room, Corcoran Commons

Encouraging stories using practical methodologies to help caregivers reach for their goals in Alzheimer's and dementia care. In 2018 Kelly’s 8 hour Brass Ring Dementia Professional, BRDP educational program was approved as a nationally recognized dementia certification through National Institute for Dementia Education, NIDE.

A light lunch will be provided.

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Hoarding and the Elderly

Debbie Gitner, LCSW, C-SWCM, is past president of the New England Chapter of Geriatric Care Managers/now called Aging Life Care Association.  Linda Sullivan, R.N., C.M.C., is a registered nurse and certified Geriatric Care Manager. Together they are able to provide options, advocacy, and resources for families as they navigate this complicated medical maze allowing families to make good choices.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Walsh Hall Conference Room

This presentation will provide education on hoarding and ways to approach someone who is a hoarder. Hoarding is a disease and it not always easy to make changes. Come and learn why it is not easy to make changes in a hoarder's lifestyle however there are some approaches that may work.

A light lunch will be provided.



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