FAIR LAWN, NJ – Anyone with a beloved senior in their family has probably worried about an emergency that can occur at any time, whether you’re the caregiver in the next room or the next state.

Getting educated before an emergency can not only make all the difference at the time of an incident, but it can provide peace of mind immediately and every day after.

Enter Stella Nsong, the Elder Care Cliff Expert and the state director of the New Jersey Elder Care Planning Council. Her current series of free seminars provides that kind of comfort and valuable information in a two-hour seminar packed full of engaging and useful information.

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If you are caring for a family member where you are regularly concerned about health, rehabilitation, financial, legal, home safety and caregiving options, this is a seminar not to miss.

Nsong of the New Jersey Elder Care Planning Council invites anyone concerned about an elder loved one to “One Fall Can Change Everything.”

The free seminar series continues 6-8 p.m. March 11 and March 25 at the Fair Lawn Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Avenue. 

Each participant will receive a free seminar portfolio and a guide to the seminar series for note-taking and planning. Additionally, participants will receive a complete home safety guide and a caregiving resource book. Participants will discover the information is useful to them, their family members, as well as friends and loved ones.

Call 201-300-6565, extension 1 for more information. 

By the end of the seminar series, participants will have enough information to help a loved one stay safe, stay independent, experience a better recovery while their caregivers enjoy their career, personal life and work-life balance.

During the seminars learn:

  • How and why people fall
  • Top 10 tips for fall prevention
  • How hospitals, rehabs and Medicare Home Health Care Agencies treated falls 10 years ago and how it is done today
  • What caregivers need to know to get the best care possible
  • Legal documents, financial documents and tools families will need to make sure they get good care on their terms
  • What to do if you do not have the correct legal documents to direct the care
  • How to be an effective advocate for a loved one.