NEW HYDE PARK, NY —
On Friday, April 13, Northwell Health's Center for Wellness and Integrative Medicine will hold a free Caregiver Retreat and Symposium at 1500 Old Northern Boulevard, second floor, suite three, in Roslyn, NY. Held from 12 noon to 4 p.m., the event will help caregivers improve their personal well-being so that they are able to provide the best care possible to those they are caring for.
Maria Torroella Carney, MD, Northwell Health's medical director for post-acute services and the former commissioner of health for Nassau County, will provide opening remarks. The retreat and symposium will be led by Northwell Health staff and focus on:
- Assessing caregiver stress levels
- Identifying caregiver strengths and areas for improvement
- Learning self-care skills, mind/body techniques to reduce stress (meditation, breath awareness and chair yoga)
- Implementing a plan for self-care and accessing support systems.
Seating is limited and registration is required. To register for this free retreat and symposium, please call 516-562-4772 or e-mail us at [email protected]
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State's largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We're making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.