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Company News: Family First, Busy in the Community! Long Island, NY

Family First is hard at work in the community! From educating nurses and social workers on dementia and caregiver burnout, to offering resources to local health care systems- We have continued to offer the community what is needed to ensure the safety and quality of life of our aging Long Islanders. As the old saying goes, “knowledge is power” and this is particularly important when helping families cope with a dementia diagnosis or a loved one who is a high fall risk.

Our next educational event is Sunday, November 24th at the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center in East Hills. We will be joined by local and national experts educating families on topics such as:

  1. Caring for Someone with Dementia
  2. Lessen Your Financial Burden
  3. Using Technology to Ease Stress
  4. Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

To learn more about the event, please click the link below to access the flyer.

Care Day Symposium Flyer 2019

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.