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Eldercare


 

Re-imagining Aging: Support for Caregivers

This half-day conference provided essential information for family caregivers in a concise, engaging format. Eldercare experts addressed a variety of topics including housing, finances, in-home care, and family dynamics.

Speakers included Andrea Cohen, CEO of HouseWorks, Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich, Associate Professor and Chair of the Older Adults and Families concentration at the Boston College School of Social Work, and Walter J. Conlan, S.J., Division of University Mission and Ministry.

Watch a two-part video of the conference below:


 

Spring 2017 Eldercare Information Programs Registration Form

REGISTRATION CLOSED


 

Understanding Dementia

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Shea Room, Conte Forum

What are my resources to care for my loved one?  At this eldercare information session, a panel of industry experts will provide current information, customized resource materials, and time for Q&A.


 

The Conversation Project: A Workshop Facilitated by Arza Goldstein

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Shea Room, Conte Forum

Co-founded by Ellen Goodman in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, The Conversation Project offers people the tools, guidance, and resources they need to begin talking with their loved ones about their wishes and preferences for end-of-life care, before a medical crisis. The workshop is lively, thought-provoking and focused on living well vs. dying.


 

Caring for Red: A Book Reading by Mindy Fried

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m. | Commons Room 109, St. Thomas More Apartments

This memoir chronicles the actions of two sisters as they discover concentric circles of support for their father and attempt to provide him with an experi- ence of “engaged aging” in an assisted living facility. Books will be available for purchase and can be personalized by the author.


 

Hiring In-Home Health Care

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 12 - 1:30 p.m. | Shea Room, Conte Forum

What are the options of support so my loved one can remain at home and where do I start?  At this eldercare information session, a panel of industry experts will provide current information, customized resource materials, and time for Q&A.


 

Fall 2016 Eldercare Information Programs Registration Form

REGISTRATION CLOSED


 

Caring for Aging Parents Support Group Fall 2016

This six-session group meets every other week in a small-group setting.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m. | Saint Mary's Hall
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m. | Saint Mary's Hall
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m. | Saint Mary's Hall
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m. | Saint Mary's Hall
Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m. | Saint Mary's Hall
Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12 - 1 p.m. | Saint Mary's Hall

For information and to register, contact ummsc@bc.edu.


 

Eldercare Information Programs

The care needs of elders change over time. Understanding the range of choices for care and planning for the costs are two of the biggest challenges facing elders and their families are. In these two-hour sessions a panel of industry experts will provide current information, customized resource materials, and 45 minutes for Q&A.

OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES

October 26, 2016, 1 - 3 p.m. | Shea Room, Conte Forum

HOUSING OPTIONS

November 9, 2016, 1 - 3 p.m. | Shea Room, Conte Forum


 

Eldercare Information Programs

The care needs of elders change over time. Understanding the range of choices for care and planning for the costs are two of the biggest challenges facing elders and their families are. In these one-hour sessions a panel of industry experts will provide current information, customized resource materials, and 15 minutes for Q&A.

Out-of-Pocket Costs for Long Term Care: Comparing the Options

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Walsh Hall Function Room, Walsh Hall

Making the Decision to Stay at Home or Move to Senior Housing

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Walsh Hall Function Room, Walsh Hall