On-Campus WorkLife Learning Opportunities

There are a variety of upcoming Elder Care and Raising a Family opportunities:

Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association: Resources and Services

Wednesday, October 2

Noon – 12:30 p.m. followed by a 15-minute Q&A
Bird Library, Room 114 (Peter Graham Scholarly Commons)

Whether you are a caregiver or know an individual or family that has been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, this overview will provide valuable information about the resources and services offered by the CNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Some of the topics that will be discussed are:

  • Care consultations. Family consultations
  • Support groups
  • Education and training programs
  • Safety services. Respite services. Online services

Guest speaker: Carianne Wilson, Associate Program Director Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Registration will open in early September.


Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips From the Latest Research

Thursday, November 14

Noon – 1 p.m.
Bird Library, Room 114 (Peter Graham Scholarly Commons)

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. We will also demonstrate how to use hands-on tools to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Guest speaker: Carianne Wilson, Associate Program Director Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Registration will open in early September.


Webinar: The Adolescent and Teen Years

Friday, December 6 at noon

Join this one-hour webinar that will include discussion about the changes your child is experiencing, the role of parents during the middle school and high school years, and methods to effectively minimize conflicts between parents and teenagers. Specific examples of obstacles to communication and ways of addressing sex, alcohol, and drugs will be presented.

Presented by Carebridge

Register for webinar

If you require accommodations, please contact the Wellness Initiative at 315.443.5472 or wellness@syr.edu.