As our parents age, our roles shift and new responsibilities arise. Ensuring their safety—physically, mentally, financially—becomes a top priority. But stepping up can feel strange and uncomfortable. How do we even broach topics like assisted living, home care, driving and finances?
Join AgeWell Baltimore and area synagogues as we discuss how to break the ice and initiate these tough conversations.
Guiding us through is Jewish Community Services expert Deborah Schwartz, LCSW-C. Here’s a chance to unite as adult children seeking guidance, answers and the camaraderie of shared experience.
Let’s navigate this together.
Deborah J. Schwartz graduated with a Masters in Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University. She has practiced as a therapist at JCS for the past 23 years and is clinically accredited.
She works with adults and older adults on life transitions, chronic mental illness and symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Born in Dallas, Texas, she has lived in Baltimore for the past 35 years where she enjoys spending time with her family, children and grandchildren, and the people she cares about.