Offices for the Aging:
New York State
Healthcare & Patients Rights Helpline (800)
Experienced & certified counselors, healthcare forums, presentations, email newsletter, trainings for providers & seniors
NY Connects: Your
Link to Long Term Services and Supports
Learn how long term services and supports can help, learn more about aging and disability resources available in your community
Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Classes in Tompkins
A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers with tools to care for themselves while caring for their loved one. Contact the Tompkins County Office for the Aging at 274-5482 for information.
Ithaca College Gerontology Institute webinar series,
"Caring for Your Aging Parents" consists of two, previously
recorded hour-long segments:
Part 1: "Initiating Caring Conversations" Family roles change as our parents get older. How do we manage this new relationship, and how do we learn to really communicate with our parents about the difficult issues facing them at this time of life? This first hour looks at the psychosocial aspects of caregiving.
Resources Handout-Part 1 Initiating Conversations Webinar
Part 2: "Assessing Needs and Resources" How do you help your aging parent or relatives meet their changing needs? This webinar will help you navigate health care, legal, financial, and housing issues.
Resources Handout-Part 2 Assessing Needs and Resources