Flushing House Hosts Bereavement Symposium

Sep 05, 2013, 15:00 ET from Flushing House

FLUSHING, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flushing House is proud to sponsor a Bereavement Symposium entitled: Perspectives In Bereavement/Charting One's Path To Recovery.  This forum will feature experts addressing state-of-the-art knowledge, advancements and therapies dealing with grief, bereavement and recovery.  Included is an accredited course for IACET CEUs.  All social workers, case managers, and other health care professionals will benefit, especially care givers with grieving older adults, or any who've lost loved ones.  The symposium is co-sponsored by former NYS Assembly member and noted elder law attorney Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq.  Perspectives In Bereavement/Charting One's Path To Recovery, will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne Street, Flushing, NY 11354.  Attendance is free, but as space is limited, interested parties should respond ASAP.  

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This exciting, information-packed program features the following: Special Greetings from Toby Ann Stavisky, NYS Senator, Assistant Democratic Conference Leader; an address by Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq., the former Assembly Member, Committee on Aging; the Keynote Speaker will be E. Willis Partington, M. Div., LCSW-R, CT, a Bereavement Counselor for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice & Palliative Care, presenting "Grief, Mourning and Bereavement Among Older Adults," an accredited course for IACET CEUs.

Our panel also features: William M. Duke, MD, with 31 years expertise in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics (affiliated with LI Jewish, NY Hospital Queens, North Shore Hospital, and the Long Island Care Center); Rabbi Michael Weisser of the Free Synagogue of Flushing, a Grief Counselor For The Jewish Elderly, discussing End of Life Issues; Sister Kathleen Masterson, a Pastoral Associate at Sacred Heart Church in Bayside, is co-founder of the Sacred Heart Bereavement Support Group, and; Rev. Anne Canadeo, a Gerontologist and former Director of Resident Services at Flushing House, is an Interfaith Minister of the New Seminary in New York City.

There will be Q&A interactions with our panelists, plus a Luncheon, Sponsor Expo, and Networking for participants.  Sponsorships such as exhibitor tables and a printed Resource Guide, are available.  Attendance is free but space is limited, so please RSVP ASAP.  To RSVP and learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Robert Salant at Flushing House, (347) 532-3025 or email: rsalant@uam.org.

Built in 1974, Flushing House is the largest, not-for-profit, Independent Living retirement community in New York State, and is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt charity. Please visit us at: www.flushinghouse.com.  

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