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.

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

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies

There are more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 15 million family caregivers who help them in the U.S. Within the next 10 years, that number is projected to increase by 40 percent.  This seminar will review the different forms of dementia... more

Important Resources for Family Caregivers

As family caregivers, we are often confronted with a confusing array of choices. How can you sort out the various senior living arrangements, in-home services and care options, so you can determine what’s best for your loved one? How do you find the right support for yourself so you can... more

Advocacy in Healthcare Settings

While you hope to never receive the dreaded call that mom has fallen or dad had a stroke, many families are not prepared for what happens next. Knowing the right questions to ask, how to be an effective advocate, and what documents to have in place can make a difference... more

Managing Stress in the Workplace

We all encounter some form of stress every day--commuting to work, difficult bosses, caring for our children and parents and all those emails in our inbox! But when stress is not managed properly, it can cause physical and emotional harm to our bodies and souls. Balancing work and caregiving can... more