Two free programs that offer support to those caring for loved ones will be available to seniors living in Elmont, Floral Park, Franklin Square and West Hempstead this April according to Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano.
The programs, being offered by the Nassau County Office for the Aging, will be held at the Elmont Public Library at 700 Hempstead Turnpike.
On Tuesday, June 11, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. the Caregiver Support Group will be held for all caregivers. The group, which is led by Sari Flesch, A.A., B.A., from the county’s Office for the Aging, provides an opportunity for participants to share their experiences and help one another. Coffee and cookies will be served.
On Friday, June 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., The Voice of Grandparents is scheduled. This ongoing support group is also led by Sari Flesch, A.A., B.A., from the county’s Office for the Aging and provides an opportunity for grandparents to share with others who may be experiencing the same issues. Coffee and cookies will be served and all are welcome.
PERSONS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING FOR THE FIRST TIME, OR IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, SHOULD CALL (516) 227-8945.