Home Care News
Aging and Mental Health: Interventions To Address Loneliness and Social Isolation
Event: March 14, 2023
Mental health problems are not a normal part of the aging process, yet more than 20% of adults ages 55+ have a mental health concern that could lead to further health disparities and diminished quality of life, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Leading Difficult Aging Discussions: Conversation Strategies for the Best Care Plan
Event: February 03, 2023
On Monday, February 20, 2023, Right at Home South Shore Long Island is sponsoring a free webinar, “Leading Difficult Aging Discussions: Conversation Strategies for the Best Care Plan,” presented by Jill Gafner Livingston, BSBM, CDP.
Nutrition Guidance for the Three Leading Chronic Diseases of Older Adults
Event: January 26, 2023
On Thursday, January 26, 2023, Right at Home South Shore Long Island is sponsoring a free webinar, “Nutrition Guidance for the Three Leading Chronic Diseases of Older Adults,” presented by Shannon Muhs.
The Long-Distance Caregiver for Older Adults: Identifying and Coping With the Challenges of Long-Distance Caregiving
Event: December 05, 2022
On Monday, December 5, 2022, Right at Home South Shore Long Island is sponsoring a free webinar, “The Long-Distance Caregiver for Older Adults: Identifying and Coping With the Challenges of Long-Distance Caregiving,” presented by Amy Horowitz, Ph.D.
Elder Abuse: Identifying and Advocating for Seniors
Event: November 15, 2022
On November 15, 2022, Right at Home South Shore Long Island is sponsoring a free webinar, “Elder Abuse: Identifying and Advocating for Seniors,” presented by Stacy Donnelly, RN, BSN.
Promoting Inclusive Communication in Caregiving Families
Event: October 05, 2022
October 20, Right at Home South Shore Long Island is sponsoring a FREE webinar, “Promoting Inclusive Communication in Caregiving Families: How To Get on the Same Page When You’re Not in the Same Story,” presented by Jennifer Heston-Mullins, Ph.D., LISW.
Planning Ahead to Age in Place
Event: September 07, 2022
Right at Home is sponsoring a free webinar, “Building an Army of Advocates, and Home Safety and Accessibility Considerations” presented by Carmen Hendricks.
How Value-Based Purchasing Is Changing Post-Acute Care Business Environments
Event: June 28, 2022
Value-based purchasing redesigned how the acute care providers now care for patients. Medicare-certified and nonskilled care are now being redefined by how care is reimbursed, rewarded and contracted, which drives innovations to optimize quality, patient outcomes and reductions in cost to the payer. Join us to learn how your business can become more relevant to those who need and pay for your services.
6 Key Elements to Understanding Dementia
Event: May 16, 2022
It is estimated that 1 out of 6 women and 1 out of 10 men older than age 55 will develop dementia. Today, there are 5 million older adults who have dementia, and that number is growing. While a diagnosis of dementia is a result of a physician’s assessment, often the care falls to a paid or unpaid caregiver, which can be overwhelming.
Non-Pharmacologic Interventions for Cognition in Older Adults
Event: May 06, 2022
The true and perceived cognitive effects of aging have been well-studied for decades, yet there has been shockingly little emphasis on methods of prolonging or enhancing cognition. In this practical webinar for the multidisciplinary care team, Dr. Benjamin Hampstead will examine three promising non-pharmacologic treatment approaches, specifically, the effects of exercise, cognition-oriented treatments including cognitive rehabilitation and cognitive training, and neuromodulation.