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Promoting Inclusive Communication in Caregiving Families


Event: September 19, 2022
October 20, Right at Home Westchester 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.
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Planning Ahead to Age in Place


Event: September 01, 2022
On Thursday, September 15, 2022, Right at Home is sponsoring a free webinar, “Building an Army of Advocates, and Home Safety and Accessibility Considerations” presented by Carmen Hendricks

Aging Solo: Unique Considerations for a Growing Segment of the Population


Event: July 25, 2022
Nearly 27% of Americans over the age of 65 live alone. While this population shares the same concerns and challenges of older adults who are aging with a partner or who have adult children nearby, clinicians, home health aides, social workers and senior service providers need to be alert to the issues unique to those patients and clients who are aging solo. For instance, maintaining independence; safeguarding health; fostering physical and mental activity; building a supportive network, socialization and relationships; financial planning; and having access to transportation can require more detailed and advanced planning and execution for adults aging solo.
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How Value-Based Purchasing Is Changing Post-Acute Care Business Environments


Event: June 17, 2022
On Thursday, July 21, 2022, Right at Home Westchester is sponsoring a free webinar, “How Value-Based Purchasing Is Changing Post-Acute Care Business Environments” presented by Michael McGowan.
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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: April 05, 2022
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.

Tips on Assisting Someone With Advanced Parkinson’s


Event: March 02, 2022
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex condition that includes a variety of symptoms. Oftentimes it is thought that PD only impacts a person’s movement; however, there are many non-movement symptoms that people with Parkinson’s experience as well.

Common Respiratory Diseases in Seniors


Event: January 31, 2022
Respiratory diseases can pose complex challenges for older adults. As people age, these diseases along with many other factors impact their ability to maintain healthy respiratory function.

Aging and Addiction: A Disease With Many Faces


Event: November 07, 2021
Right at Home of Westchester, NY presents: Aging and Addiction: A Disease With Many Faces, a CEU webinar on Thursday, Dec. 9th.

Virtual Vital Aging Kick Off Fair


Event: September 28, 2021
Join us at the Virtual Vital Aging Kick Off Fair, at the Scarsdale Public Library.  Right at Home Westchester Owner, Louis Giampa, is one of the featured speakers.

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