DATE AND TIME
Tue, November 1, 2016
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
You hope that your parents will never need help, but when a need arises, you start to wonder about choices.
We have a panel of experts to cover all the big questions you face when your loved one starts needing help at home – signs to look for, what to do first, what your options are, having that conversation, and more!
Bring your questions, share your experiences, and join us for wine and cheese while we discuss what you need to know about getting started with in home elder care.
Seating is limited, so register early!
Bal Agrawal, CEO, LifeWorx, Inc.
Bal has a passion to improve Home Healthcare services. LifeWorx, a twelve-year-old in-home services company, is integrating and managing services to provide the highest level of care. LifeWorx has been featured in New York Times, Inside Chappaqua, Greenwich and Westchester Magazines. Voted the best in Westchester, LifeWorx, thrives with new clients every day.
Previously, Bal worked for Praxair for 24 years in Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Strategy and General Management. Bal became Vice President, Services and E-business and a corporate officer in 1999 and built Praxair’s Service platform. Bal graduated from IIT, Mumbai with Distinction in Metallurgical Engineering. He received Sc.D from MIT in Material Science and minored in Finance.
Susan Birenbaum, Founder, Humanittude
Susan is a certified Aging Life Care Manager for over 8 years, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) by the State of New York, and has Guardianship Certification by the State of New York.
Susan has been appointed Court Evaluator and Temporary Guardian in Guardianship Cases by the Supreme Court of the State of New York, and is frequently quoted as an expert, including in Habitat Magazine and New York Magazine. She has taught at the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Longevity, Hunter College, CUNY, designed a Certificate Program in Geriatric Care Management for Medgar Evers College, CUNY, and also has worked on developing a Geriatric Care Management Program for NYU Silver School of Social Work. Susan is Co-Chair, Temple Shaaray Tefila NYC, Caring Committee and Kesher Program for homebound individuals in the community). She has served on the Board of Directors, NYC Chapter, Aging Life Care Association.
Susan holds a Master of Social Work from New York University Silver School of Social Work and a Master in Business Administration from New York University Stern School of Business Administration.
Rose Caiola, CEO, Rewire Me
As well as being a real estate developer/property manager, Rose is a teacher, speaker, and expert practitioner of a number of disciplines that promote wellness. She has a vast knowledge of everything from ancient wellness wisdom to cutting-edge neuroscience. In exploring the roots of well-being, she has become a Reiki master and an experienced practitioner of various yoga disciplines and mantra meditation. Rose has studied neuroscience, Tibetan Buddhism, and Chinese herbal medicine, led workshops based on the teachings of Dr. Joe Dispenza, and received extensive training in neurofeedback, kinesiology, hypnosis, and Holographic Memory Resolution (an innovative therapy that allows us to access past experiences without reliving traumas that may be associated with them). She launched Rewire Me in the spring of 2013, an instantly successful website community of seekers looking to heighten their mental, physical, and spiritual self-awareness.
Dr. Jack M. Rubenstein, MD
Dr. Jack Rubenstein is a doctor of internal medicine with over 20 years of experience caring for patients of all ages. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and is currently affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical center and Northwell Health Physician Partners.
Dr. Miriam R. Raport, DO
Dr. Miriam Raport is a doctor with over 20 years of experience specializing in geriatrics and internal medicine. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and received her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Raport strongly believes in making sure that her patients and their families are educated and empowered to make the best decisions about their care, both now and in planning for the future.
This FREE panel is presented by LifeWorx, Inc., with thanks to sponsor Notorious Pink.