Facebook LIVE With Greg | Family Caregiver Month

November 10, 2022
1 p.m.

There are an estimated 4.1 million unpaid caregivers in New York State. Caregivers face incredible stresses. 61% worry about caring for a family member, friend, or neighbor. 50% use food to cope and reduce stress. 33% use substances to cope versus 6% of the general population.

There are resources to help. Learn more about them during NYSOFA's special Caregiver Month livestream hosted by NYSOFA Director Greg Olsen.

Greg will be joined by Alexandra Drane, co-founder of ARCHANGELS, a national movement and a platform that is reframing how caregivers are seen, honored, and supported. Also joining the discussion is Leda Rosenthal, of Trualta, an app that is available free of charge for any caregiver in New York State to receive evidence-based supports.

Streaming Live on Facebook

Ask The Experts | Diabetes, Prediabetes and Nutrition

November 18, 2022
1 p.m.

There are more than 130 million adults living with diabetes or prediabetes in the U.S., according to the CDC.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! For this installment of Ask the Experts: Nutrition Edition, we’ll dive into best practices for managing your diabetes with diet, as well as things you can do now to prevent diabetes. Plus, get your questions answered live from our nutrition and diabetes experts.

Ask The Experts is hosted by Lisbeth Irish, a Registered Dietitian at the New York State Office for the Aging. Her guests this month will include Clare DiSanto, a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist at the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), and Marie Occhiogrosso, a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Endocrinology.

Streaming Live on Facebook