May is National Older Americans Month and to celebrate, Suffolk County Office for the Aging (SCOFA) hosts an elegant annual luncheon at Villa Lomardi’s in Holbrook, NY. Family First sponsored the event this year and had the opportunity to have lunch with the committed staff of SCOFA and over 600 Suffolk County residents. Picture 1(L to R), Family First Owner Jennifer Benjamin, Suffolk County Office for the Aging Director Holly Rhodes-Teague, and Family First Director of Community Engagement Alyssa Cottone. Picture 2(L to R), includes the incredible Family First office team members, Elizabeth Eavarone, Kelly Massaro, Alyssa Cottone, Michelle Sullivan, and Jennifer Benjamin.
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.
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