A collage of 5 photos. Top row: picture of black family with older mom and dad reading something with their adult daughter; picture of caregiver combing an elderly woman's hair. Center: picture of caregiver kindly holding elderly caregivee's hands. Bottom row: picture of young woman with disability in a wheelchair hanging out with her young caregiver sitting beside her; picture of young son pointing at something while on a walk with elderly dad in wheelchair

Health and Medical Responsibilities for Caregivers (Hybrid)

Nov 16 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 

 

Join Hackensack Meridian Health's Electra Willis, MSW, LSW, LCADC, CTP, for this seminar.

Key Points:

  • Capacity and right to self-determination

  • Nutrition in the elderly or those with chronic conditions

  • Five principles of caregiving: Safety, Dignity, Independence, Privacy, and Communication

 

Electra Willis is a Master-level clinician who has worked tirelessly in the helping field for over 10 years. She is a Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a Certified Trauma Professional. Her philosophy and passion for others made her transition from a 15-year career as an Ophthalmic Technician to Social Work seamless. Electra believes in focusing on interventions and preventative measures that will aid in assisting individuals struggling in various areas of their lives find workable solutions that will allow them to live to their fullest potential. Electra is currently a Care Coordinator/Social Worker at Hackensack Meridian Healthcare.

 

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Adults
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Drop-In/Walk-In
This event is Library Sponsored.


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