Virtual SHS Caregiver Support Group

We invite you to join us for a Caregiver Support Group to share (or just listen) to each other in a positive and supportive environment. This is a safe place for caregivers to share their feelings and to support one another around emotional issues that may arise in our work with clients. It is also possible to come and just […]

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SHS Caregiver Movie Night

In-Person Event for SHS Caregivers: Movie Night Thursday, May 13 from 6-8pm We invite you to join us for a caregiver movie night, featuring "Sky Blossom: Diaries of the Next Greatest Generation," a raw and candid look at the millions of teens and millennials caring for injured veterans and service members in homes across America. Please […]

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Alzheimer’s Association Virtual Family Conference

Virtual Event for Everyone: Alzheimer's Association Family Conference Friday-Saturday, May 14-15 Join the Alzheimer's Association for a free, virtual conference for those living with Alzheimer's and dementia and their families. Featuring several notable guest speakers and sessions such as Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia, Effective Communications Strategies, and Coping with Dementia-Related Behaviors. Presented at no cost, but […]

Virtual Walk to End Elder Isolation

Virtual Event for Everyone: Walk to End Elder Isolation Sunday, May 16 at 10am We invite you to join our Seniors Helping Seniors team as we walk together virtually via Zoom. Hosted by FriendshipWorks, this event is dedicated to to bringing companionship, joy, and hope to the seniors who are most isolated. To join our team or donate, click […]

Innovative Solutions for Caregivers – Webinar

Virtual Event for all Caregivers: Innovative Solutions for Caregivers Tuesday, May 18 from 11:30am-12:30pm Led by Justin Oakley of Oakley Home Access and our own Director of Community Partnerships, Doug Peck, this is a free informational webinar covering strategies and experiences geared to provide caregivers with the best tools available for use when providing care. Register here May […]

Virtual Family Caregiver Support Group

Virtual Event for Client Families: Family Caregiver Support Group  Tuesday, May 18 from 7-8:30pm via Zoom We invite you to join us for our new, online monthly support group, designed to offer support and education related to the stressors and challenges one has caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. […]

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Virtual SHS Monthly Caregiver Support Group

Virtual Event for SHS Caregivers: Monthly Caregiver Support Group Tuesday, May 25 from 6-7:30pm Led by Client Care Specialist Sue Ann Wasserman, we invite all SHS caregivers to join us in a positive and supportive environment to share feelings, emotions and shared experiences in our work with clients. Please RSVP to Lisa Graffeo at lisa@shsboston.com May 25, 2021 6:00pm - […]

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Compassion Fatigue and Care Partner Burnout

In-Person Event for SHS Caregivers: Compassion Fatigue and Care Partner Burnout Thursday, May 27 from 3-4:30pm Led by Tammy Pozerycki, we invite you to join us for group presentation on understanding compassion fatigue and learning the signs and symptoms of care partner burnout syndrome. This session will also include successful strategies to prevents, recognize and treat […]

Medical Marijuana and Non-Traditional Uses

In-Person Event for SHS Caregivers: Medical Marijuana and Other Non-Traditional Uses Monday, June 7 from 4-5pm Come and learn about the uses of medical marijuana in older adults from speaker Mikayla Bell, Community Outreach + New England Treatment Access (NETA) Cares Manager. Different case scenarios of when medical marijuana was used effectively will be discussed, and […]

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Family Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, June 8 from 7:00-8:30PM via Zoom     Virtual Event for Family Caregivers: This informal support group will allow you to share openly about your current caregiving challenges in a confidential and safe environment.  This support group meets monthly via Zoom.  All those that RSVP will be sent the Zoom link prior to the support group meeting […]

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Coming out of COVID

Tuesday, June 15 from 6:00-7:15pm via Zoom Virtual Event for SHS Caregivers: Coming out of COVID will offer community support, encourage hope and courage as we shift toward vaccines and stepping out into the community safely, personally and professionally. We will share how our vulnerability and grief affects us, what we learned and want to carry on, what […]

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The Longest Day – Embodied Labs Virtual Reality

In-Person Event for Everyone: The Longest Day – Embodied Labs Virtual Reality Friday, June 18 from 10am-3pm As the Summer Solstice approaches, we’ll commemorate the fight against the darkness of Alzheimer’s Disease by inviting caregivers to the SHS office to experience the Embodied Labs Virtual Reality Simulator. Through this technology, caregivers can experience what it’s like to […]

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