Caring for the Veteran Caregiver

NYC Department of Veterans' Services presents Caring for the Veteran Caregiver | Reimagine End of Life on November 1, 9am-2:30pm. This is a unique day of sessions specifically designed for caregivers of veterans, including:

StoryCorps, a national oral history project, will teach participants best practices for using and recording a story on the StoryCorps app; how to create a great space for supportive conversations and ensure excellent sound quality, and how to help people tell their stores and share them with the community (please download the app prior to the session). StoryCorps has a Military Voices Initiative that you can check out in advance.

Upright Citizen’s Brigade, the comedy entertainment group, will lead an improv workshop called How to Ask for Help: Caring for Caregivers, designed to improve communication around end-of-life care, using the tools of improv to help participants be in the moment, reach a shared understanding, and celebrate the gift of connection. 

The Conversation Project Conversation Starter Workshop - learn how to start the conversation that ensures your wishes and those of your loved ones are honored at end of life. 

Breakfast and lunch are included for caregivers of veterans and their families.

RSVP here.

 

WHEN
November 01, 2018 at 9am - 2:30pm
WHERE
NYC Department of Veterans' Services
1 Centre St
22nd Floor, Suite 2208
New York, NY 10007
United States
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CONTACT
Tanya L. Thomas · · 212-416-4250
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