Kingston, N.Y. - County Executive Mike Hein has declared November to be Family Caregiver Month in Ulster County. To offer support to Ulster County’s caregiver community, the County Executive announced that the Ulster County Office for the Aging, in coordination with Jewish Family Services and The Resource Center for Accessible Living, will present a forum entitled Caring for Seniors: Agency Programs and Resources on November 8, 2010 at Deising’s Bakery in Kingston.
"I am pleased to be able to provide the support of the Ulster County Office for the Aging to our county’s caregivers," said County Executive Hein. "The upcoming presentation at Deising’s Bakery is a great way for caregivers to learn more about the many programs and resources available from Ulster County and our partners. It is the least we can do to assist those who are dedicated to caring for our most vulnerable populations."
"It is important that we recognize the crucial services the caregiver community provides to our seniors," said Office for the Aging Director Anne Cardinale. "Caregivers spend countless hours helping those who have spent a lifetime caring for the rest of us. I encourage all caregivers to join us in learning more about the programs and resources available through the Office for the Aging at the November 8th forum."
In addition to providing valuable information about agency programs and resources, the forum will also include the presentationA Family’s Journey through Aging and Alzheimer’s from Caregiver to Advocate by speaker Bette Ann Moskowitz, author of the book Do I Know You.
Caring for Seniors: Agency Programs and Resources will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, November 8, 2010 at Deising’s Bakery and Restaurant, North Front Street, Kingston, New York. Please call (845) 340-3456 for reservations.