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Family First Home Companions Recently Partnered Up with the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

Family First Home Companions Recently Partnered Up with the Alzheimer's Disease Resource CenterFamily First Home Companions Recently Partnered Up with the Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center

 

 

Family First has recently partnered up with the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for the month of May. The timing could not be more perfect for a collaboration of this caliber! May is National Older Americans Month and we are speaking to ADRC’s Caregiver support groups on ways to stay empowered as they care for their loved ones living with dementia. Founded in 1983, ADRC is a non-profit organization dedicated to family service, education and research. ADRC currently advocates for over 60,000 individuals living on Long Island who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. We are thrilled to be working side by side of an agency that is dedicated to the population that we care for and serve 365 days a year. To learn more about ADRC’s services, call 631-580-5100 and ask for Joan Motley.

Jennifer Benjamin

Jennifer Benjamin has a Masters degree in Business Administration, a graduate Certificate in Geriatric Care Management, is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and is co-founder of Family First Home Companions .With a background in human resources and business management she helped to build a company that is founded on professionalism, integrity, compassion and know-how.

Jennifer has specialized training in Alzheimer’s disease through the Long Island Alzheimer’s Association and the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation.She also volunteered her time with the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center of Long Island for 3 years by providing cognitive stimulation to an Alzheimer’s patient group.

Jennifer educates the community about elder care and speaks to caregiver support groups, senior centers, and at professional organizations.Topics include home safety, effective strategies for family caregiving, elder care planning, and awareness about elder abuse.