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Research Study: to better understand caregivers’ experiences with respite

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Contact Person: Phone: ​Call 706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York) or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded researchers from the University of Georgia, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Rochester are collaborating on a research study to better understand caregivers' experiences with respite. Caregivers who reside in one of 16 western or central counties will be interviewed via telephone between January and April 2019. Between 80 to 85 caregivers will be selected to participate in focus groups at the 2019 ARCH National Lifespan Respite Conference in Buffalo April 30 to May 2. Participants will be mailed a $100 gift card at the completion of their interviews.

   

The target population is family adult caregivers of older adults who have physical, intellectual, or cognitive disabilities, and are consumers of respite services. Caregivers must be 18 years or older and have been caregiving for at least 3 months.

   

To participate contact:

University of Georgia
School of Social Work|
Dr. Tiffany Washington
706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York)
or email twashing@uga.edu

   

Participants must be a resident of:

  1. Allegany
  2. Cattaraugus
  3. Cayuga
  4. Chautauqua
  5. Erie
  6. Genesee
  7. Herkimer
  8. Madison
  9. Niagara
  10. Orleans
  11. Oneida
  12. Onondaga
  13. Oswego
  14. Tompkins
  15. Wyoming


OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

E. John Gavras Center


Event Address:

182 North Street


Auburn, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Sarah Kelly Phone: Call 315-255-2746 ext. 3021 or Email ​saraht@gavrascenter.com

Event:

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Sarah Kelly, call 315-255-2746 ext. 3021 or email saraht@gavrascenter.com



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Heritage Farm


Event Address:

3599 State Route 46


Bouckville, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Sue Phone: Call 315-893-1889 ext. 224 or Email ​sue@heritagefarminc.org

Event:

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Sue, call 315-893-1889 ext. 224 or email sue@heritagefarminc.org



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 6:00 PM

Location:

Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL)


Event Address:

258 Genesee Street


Utica, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Evelyn Clark Phone: Evelyn Clark

Event:

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Evelyn Clark, call 315-797-1253 or email eclark@rcil.com



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Franziska Racker Center


Event Address:

882 NY 13


Cortland, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Amanda Hudson Phone: Call 607-753-9376 ext. 119 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event:

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Amanda Hudson, call 607-753-9376 ext. 1197 or email amandah@rackercenters.org



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thursday, December 20, 2018
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM

Location:

Liberty Resources


Event Address:

1045 James Street, Suite 100


Syracuse, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Ashantis Anthony Phone: Call 315-218-0833 ext. 447 or Email ​aanthony@accesscny.org

Event:

Frontdoor7.jpg

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Carol Peyer, call 315-425-1004 ext. 1528 or email cpeyer@liberty-resources.org.



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thursday, December 20, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM

Location:

Cayuga Centers


Event Address:

44 East Bridge Street, Suite 312


Oswego, New York
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Kelly Wells Phone: Call 315-283-5383 or Email ​kelly.wells@primecareny.org

Event:

Frontdoor7.jpg

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Kelly Wells, call 315-283-5383 or email kelly.wells@primecareny.org



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thursday, December 20, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM | End Time: 4:00 PM

Location:

Family Advocacy Center


Event Address:

5639 Walker Road


Deerfield, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Stephany Daley Phone: Call 315-797-8630 or Email ​sdaley@familyadvocacy.org

Event:

Frontdoor7.jpg

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Stephany Daley, call 315-797-8630 or email sdaley@familyadvocacy.org



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Arc Onondaga


Event Address:

600 S. Wilbur Avenue


Syracuse, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Ruth Ann Riposa Phone: Call 315-283-5383 or Email ​kelly.wells@primecareny.org

Event:

Frontdoor7.jpg

Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register contact Ruth Ann Riposa, call 315-283-5383 or email kelly.wells@primecareny.org



Research Study: to better understand caregivers’ experiences with respite

Date of Event: See details below
Start Time: | End Time:

Location:
Event Address:

,
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Phone: ​Call 706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York) or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Events:

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded researchers from the University of Georgia, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Rochester are collaborating on a research study to better understand caregivers' experiences with respite. Caregivers who reside in one of 16 western or central counties will be interviewed via telephone between January and April 2019. Between 80 to 85 caregivers will be selected to participate in focus groups at the 2019 ARCH National Lifespan Respite Conference in Buffalo April 30 to May 2. Participants will be mailed a $100 gift card at the completion of their interviews.

   

The target population is family adult caregivers of older adults who have physical, intellectual, or cognitive disabilities, and are consumers of respite services. Caregivers must be 18 years or older and have been caregiving for at least 3 months.

   

To participate contact:

University of Georgia
School of Social Work|
Dr. Tiffany Washington
706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York)
or email twashing@uga.edu

   

Participants must be a resident of:

  1. Allegany
  2. Cattaraugus
  3. Cayuga
  4. Chautauqua
  5. Erie
  6. Genesee
  7. Herkimer
  8. Madison
  9. Niagara
  10. Orleans
  11. Oneida
  12. Onondaga
  13. Oswego
  14. Tompkins
  15. Wyoming






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