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Webinar on senior needs during the holidays


LIBERTY, NY — The needs of seniors during the holiday season will be explored in a free webinar on Wednesday, December 11 at 1 p.m. This event is offered by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County’s Caregiver Resource Center at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center. Refreshments will be provided.

This online presentation will outline the best strategies to make the holidays special for an older adult and less stressful for caregivers. Gift ideas, merry-making without overdoing it, and caregiver stress relief will all be covered. Presenters will be Dr. Amy D’Aprix, PhD/MSW (Gerontology), executive director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers, and Mary Alexander, director of strategic alliances with Home Instead Senior Care.

Pre-registration is appreciated by Monday, December 9 by calling 845/292-6180 or emailing bjl25@cornell.edu.