Did you spend your holiday with aging relatives? Do you want to help them but don’t know how? Are you now a caregiver and looking for answers?


Contributed by Kat Burton

If so, there's still time to register for “Caring for Your Aging Parents,” a webinar series produced by the Gerontology Institute and offered in partnership with the Office of Human Resources. Part 2: “Assessing Needs and Resources,” will be presented on Wed., Jan. 22, 1-2 p.m. The recording and handouts for Part 1: “Initiating Caring Conversations”, which was presented on Dec. 4, are now available at http://www.ithaca.edu/gerontology/wrkshpsconfspkrstoppage/webinars/

A full description is below. Pre-registration is encouraged. Instructions on how to attend the webinar will be sent to you up to two days prior to the event. The HR PC training room, G054, will also be available if you need a computer.

Part 2: Assessing Needs and Resources, Wed., Jan. 22, 1-2 p.m.
How do you help your aging parents or relatives meet their changing needs? This webinar will help you navigate health care, legal, financial, and housing issues.

Also, join us for a Brown Bag Lunch follow-up caregiving discussion at noon on Friday, Jan. 24. Bring your lunch; we’ll provide beverages in 413 Center for Health Sciences (Gerontology Resource Room).

Questions? Please contact the Gerontology Institute at 274-1965. We request that all supervisors please print and post this article so that all employees may know of this learning opportunity. Thank you for letting them attend if possible.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact HR at benefits@ithaca.edu or 274-8000, as soon as possible.