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Navigating the Nitty Gritty: Helping Your Aging Parents
March 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
One event on April 4, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Workshops for the Sandwich Generation*
(*adults 40-70 caring for aging parents while raising children)
Spring Workshops: Thursday evenings | 7:30 – 9 pm
Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 13, Mar 7 and Apr 4
Co-presented by the Newton Senior Center and co-sponsored by Hebrew SeniorLife and Harvard Medical School Affiliate
Field Guide to Cognitive Issues: What to Expect When to Be Concerned and Where to Turn – March 7
Cognitive changes as we age can include everything from minor short-term memory loss to delirium, dementia, inhibition and more. What are the differences? What are the signs? When should you be concerned? And how can you communicate this concern productively? SPEAKER: Dr. Jennifer Brinckerhoff, M.D., is the medical director of Hebrew SeniorLife Medical Group at Orchard Cove in Canton, MA.
Understanding Emotional and Psychological Challenges in Older Adults – April 4
The emotional and psychological challenges of life don’t “retire” when we do. Older adults experience the same depression, anxiety, and mood disturbances as the rest of the population, and often deal with more loss and isolation. Dr. Eran Metzger will lead a discussion of these and other issues older adults face and provide tips for family members. INVITED SPEAKER: Dr. Eran D. Metzger, M.D., is the medical director of psychiatry at Hebrew SeniorLife