Understanding and Meeting the Challenges of Aging
The Impact of Aging on the Individual, the Family, and, the Community
The Counseling Honor Society of LIU Hudson in Rockland will host a panel presentation on the physical and emotional challenges that accompany aging. A team of professionals from the Jewish Home Family at Rockleigh, NJ will discuss positive ways for seniors, family members and caregivers to address these challenges proactively to help seniors maintain their quality of life. The Jewish Home Family is a non-denominational, non-profit family of organizations dedicated to meeting the needs of seniors throughout the community.
Topics to be addressed include:
- looking at the whole person-physical capability, emotional well-being, social network, recreational opportunities, financial resources, spirituality
- independence and dignity
- family support
- resiliency and coping with life losses
The April 3, 2012 presentation at LIU Hudson at Rockland will run from 7:00 - 8:00 PM.
The center is located at 70 Route 340 in Orangeburg, NY (230 Route 340 Sparkill, NY for GPS).
Charles Berkowitz, LCSW, LNHA, President and CEO of the Jewish Home Family
Mr. Berkowitz has served as the Chair of both the NJ Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, and the Association of Jewish Aging Services. He has been a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Aging.
Susan Lilly, LSW, C-ASWCM, Director of Geriatric Care Management Services
Ms. Lilly is a certified geriatric care manager. She has many years of experience as a licensed social worker with a specialty in geriatrics. She has been affiliated with the Jewish Home Family since 1998.
Charlene Vannucci, M.A., ADC, CDP, Director of Volunteer Services. Ms. Vannucci is a certified Activity Director, and a certified Dementia Practitioner. A Director of Therapeutic Recreation for 20 years she is a "master" at helping seniors "recreate" themselves and their lives as they age.
For further information, contact Dr. Thomas J. Nardi, Director of Counseling Programs, LIU Hudson at Rockland, at (845) 450-5429 or email@example.com.
Admission is free. To reserve your seat, please contact Linda Hayden at firstname.lastname@example.org or (845) 450-5434.