Senior Care Webinars

Experts in the senior care field host quarterly webinars on various caregiving topics for adults and seniors. These webinars are available through the Care@Work benefit for employees and their families. Please find a listing of the recorded webinar topics and descriptions below.

Body, Mind, Soul: Build a Caregiver Wellness Plan

Today, 1 in 6 employees is juggling work and personal responsibilities while also caring for an older loved one. Recent studies show this added caregiver responsibility, especially during life’s challenges such as the coronavirus pandemic, have increased caregiver stress, anxiety, depression and issues that can lead to a downward health... more

Sharing the caregiving: Managing sibling disagreements

Facilitated by Jill McNamara Siblings can be our best friends and partners in crime growing up. But as adults, siblings can make caring for an aging parent challenging and stressful. You think Mom needs in-home care, your brother wants assisted living and Mom doesn’t want help at all! Sound familiar... more

Choosing Quality Senior Care Providers

Facilitated by Sheri LaBree and Erin Winsor    If you’re a family caregiver, you may be making decisions without enough information to get it right. For example, if your mother needs help at home, where do you go to find the best care? How can you hire a caregiver with... more

Managing Caregiving in the Era of COVID-19

Facilitated by Jody Gastfriend & Chandi Deitmer.  The unique circumstances of COVID-19 add an extra layer to the already complex experience of caregiving. Now more than ever, you have a keen awareness of your loved one’s needs and an eye to supporting their continued health. But senior care providers... more

Planning for the financial and legal aspects of long-term care

Facilitated by Jody Gastfriend and Harry Margolis  Our population is aging at an unprecedented pace. While many older adults will remain hale and hearty into their eighties and beyond, 70% will need some type of long-term care in their lifetime. Planning ahead is the key to making good choices about... more

Maximizing Quality of Life as You Age

Enter a caption... Whether retirement seems far away or just around the corner, it’s important to maximize quality of life as we age. In order to do that, it’s helpful to consider how best to enhance well-being, independence and social connection. This seminar will cover topics such as livable communities... more

Caught in the Middle: How to Cope as a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

Are you juggling the care of your parents and kids while trying to focus on your job too? If so, you are probably in the caregiving sandwich and you’re not alone. Nearly half of adults ages 40-59 are caring for both an aging parent and child and most are also... more

Aging Well

We are living in unprecedented times. Life expectancy is on the rise and centenarians will no longer be a rarity. While many seniors will remain active and vibrant into their 80s and 90s, others will suffer from age-related disabilities and chronic illness. With the increase in longevity, there is a... more