Event! A Celebration of Family Caregiving: Unity in Diversity

Join us for a celebration of family caregiving at the 4th Annual William S. Perper Symposium.

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: New York Academy of Medicine (use the 103rd Street entrance)

Senior leadership from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, EmblemHealth and the New York City Partnership for Family Caregiving Corps will discuss issues of critical importance to family caregivers. This FREE event is geared towards faith communities, health and wellness ministries, students, seminarians, and social service providers and organizations.

Believing that there is unity in diversity, the all-day symposium will feature family caregiving best practices and resources, workshops, table displays and presentations from renowned speakers of all faiths that emphasize that family caregivers are not alone — that we are all in this together.

Hosted by:
Dr. Dan Hale, Office of the President, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Rev. Gregory Johnson, Creator/Director of EmblemHealth’s Care for the Family Caregiver Initiative

Welcoming remarks by:
Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, President and CEO, New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Dr. Richard Bennett, President, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Ms. Karen Ignagni, President and CEO, EmblemHealth

Special musical performances by:
Gamelan, presented by the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia
The Unforgettables, a choir made up of people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers from NYU Langone Medical Center

There is no cost to attend, however an RSVP is required:
www.nyam.org/events/2015/2015-10-07.html

Please visit Care for the Family Caregiver to learn more about the initiative.