Family members caring for elderly Holocaust victims often face unique challenges without the benefit of being professionally trained to deal with survivors’ physical and emotional issues that directly result from the Shoah. To help, the Claims Conference is posting video of a series of seminars in the New York area to offer assistance, advice and support for caregivers of Holocaust victims.»*

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Holocaust Survivors and Surviving a Hospital Stay

Presented by Leah Gelernter, CPA, Vice President, Agudah Women

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Communicating Survivor Needs to Aides and Other Healthcare Professionals

Presented by Toby Weiss, Director, Cultural Diversity and Jewish Programming, Metropolitan Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care (MJHS)

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Holocaust Survivors and Life Planning: Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and More Presented by Oscar S. Straus III, Esq.

Survivors and Legal Planning-Printable Materials

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Holocaust Survivors and Life Planning: Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies and More Presented by Oscar S. Straus III, Esq.

Survivors and Legal Planning-Printable Materials

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Keeping Holocaust Survivors Safe in the Home: A Practical Approach to Managing Disabilities and Preventing Decline

Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

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Keeping Holocaust Survivors Safe in the Home: A Practical Approach to Managing Disabilities and Preventing Decline

Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

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Holocaust Survivors and Their Caregiving Children: Navigating Challenging Family Dynamics

Dr. Irit Felsen, PhD, Yeshiva University

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Holocaust Survivors and Their Caregiving Children: Navigating Challenging Family Dynamics

Dr. Irit Felsen, PhD, Yeshiva University

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Empowering Family Caregivers of Holocaust Survivors

Harriet Blank, Director of Older Adult Services, Ohel Children’s Home and Family Service

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Holocaust Survivors and Long Term Care

Dr. Joshua Schor, Medical Director, Daughters of Israel, New Jersey

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When Yesterday Becomes Today: Caring for Holocaust Survivors with Dementia

Dr. Paula David, Faculty of Social Work, Institute for Aging and the Life Course, University of Toronto;

Lecturer in Gerontology in Interdisciplinary Studies at Ryerson University, Toronto

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Holocaust Survivors and Medical Issues: Atypical Presentations of Illness and the Dangers of Medication Mismanagement

Dr. Barbara Paris, Director of Geriatrics at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

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Hospice & Palliative Care for Holocaust Survivors

Toby Weiss, Director, Cultural Diversity & Jewish Programming, Metropolitan Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care (MJHS)

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If you are interested in more information, please email caregiver@claimscon.org

* Please note: The information presented in the Caregiver Support Seminar videos is intended for informational purposes only and solely as a general guide