Eldercare

Learn About Eldercare Expenses with Our Free Webinar Series!

Our three-part webinar series is designed to help you understand and financially prepare for eldercare expenses. The series will help you learn ways to protect your money and assets as you care for an aging loved one (or yourself):

  • Learn the FACTS from eldercare industry experts;
  • Understand the financial impact of caring for an aging loved one;
  • Review creative ways to pay for eldercare;
  • Determine which payment strategy is best for you.

Our third and final webinar session took place on Wednesday, February 20.

If you missed our three live sessions, you can view part one, part two and part three.

For additional information, please contact Jordenn Granby at (646) 473-8330 or email Jordenn.Granby@1199Funds.org.

Overview

Our Eldercare Program is a new social service initiative to assist members who care for their elderly family members. We currently offer a workshop series on topics for care-giving members as well as informational resources. In 2018 we will roll out additional eldercare benefits for City Fund members. For more information, please call (212) 564-2220 or email Jordenn.Granby@1199Funds.org.

    Resources

    Access-A-Ride Service

    Access-A-Ride provides transportation in NYC and nearby areas of Nassau and Westchester, for people with disabilities whose disability prevents their use of accessible mass transit, public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. Read More »

    AARP: Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace 

    A practical guide for employers. Read More »

    AARP: Valuing the Invaluable

    Assisted Living 

    Assisted living facilities offer a housing alternative for older adults that provides nursing care, housekeeping, and prepared meals as needed.

    Caregiver Burnout: The Importance of Self Care 

    For caregivers, the responsibility of caring for someone with psychological or physical health challenges can be both a labor of love and a drain on resources. Read More »

    Caregiver Self Assessment

    Working Caregivers: Finding a Balance 

    Information on how to cope with the stress and emotions related to caregiving and suggestions on how you can better balance caregiving and work responsibilities. Read More »

    Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers 

    Caregiver Support Groups

    Below are links to various support groups in the NYC metro area:

    Getting Started 

    How to have “the talk” with your elder loved ones. Read More »

    HIICAP

    Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Programs: The network provides free, accurate and objective information and counseling on private health insurance, Medicare and related health-coverage plans. Read More »

    Medicare & You 

    The official U.S. government Medicare handbook. Read More »

    NY Connects 

    Provides equitable information about long term services and supports in New York State. Read More »

    Nutrition For Healthy Aging

    This brochure gives tips on how to live a healthy lifestyle and reduce your risk for chronic diseases. Read More »

    Older New Yorker’s Guide to Resources

    Programs, services and other resources available to older New Yorkers, their families and caregivers. Read More »

    Paying for Care 

    How to pay for long-term care. Read More »

    SNAP 

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income working people, senior citizens, the disabled and others feed their families. Read More »

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