Henni Fisher, the executive Director of the Alzheimer’s and Aging Resource Center of Brooklyn, Inc. is a New York Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Masters Degree from Hunter College School of Social Work. She is a graduate of the Geriatric Education Center of Hunter Brookdale Center of Aging. She is a Board Certified Diplomatic in Clinical Social Work and has been a provider of social work services since 1975. Completed Red Cross and other Training in Critical Incident Stress Disaster.
Ms. Fisher counsels individuals and families, and leads caregiver support groups, as well as support groups for those with early stage Alzheimer’s and related disorders. She specializes in Alzheimer’s Disease, and in helping elderly couples, individuals and their adult children when there are health care problems and they need help in obtaining home care, nursing home placement, protection of assets, getting Medicaid along with necessary home care, and coordinating hospital care with outpatient care. Upon discharge from the hospital, she helps in cutting through bureaucratic tape for the elderly and their families, and provides them with essential community resources and linkages. She also troubleshoots and assists the elderly and their families with help in coping and communicating effectively so that family disagreements are minimized and necessary decisions can be better made. She specializes in work with the elderly and what she deals with is often intergenerational, involving a whole family, such as children, grandchildren and often sisters and brothers because aging issues can affect a whole family.
Ms. Fisher is a highly trained psychotherapist with an individual and group practice. She is experienced training professionals and paraprofessionals to provide of social work services and clinical matters.
Ms. Fisher is and advocate for better health care. She was a Congressional Representative to the White House Conference on Aging. She meets with our legislators, locally and in Albany, and Washington, DC to lobby in support of the interests of the community and the population she serves.
She is a member of Community Board 15.
In addition to her Alzheimer's specialty
Ms. Fisher has an extensive private psychotherapy practice and works extensively with adult children and their aging parents, helping them to resolve the problems that occur as roles shift as heath declines change is needed.
* An easily accessible practice location with parking available.
* Evaluation and guidance and recommendations' for long term planning financial and emotional planning
* Individual and support groups
Professionally she is a member of:
American Group Psychotherapy Association
The Gerontological Society of America
The Medicaid Advisory Council of the City of New York
National Association of Social Workers
The New York State Society on Aging
The N.Y.S. Society of Clinical Social Workers
Spouses, adult children, siblings, parents Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons , Stroke Cancer
If you need help, dealing with the needs of an elderly person, or know someone who does, my extensive experience in this area could bring hope to an otherwise hopeless situation.
I can assist with the decision to keep your loved one at home and help you obtain the needed services. Or if you need to place your person in a nursing home I can evaluate the quality and level of care needed and the Placement best suited to the needs of the individual.
Support Groups for:
Spouses of those having alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
Let my expertise ease your pain.
Call for information or appointment.
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718 646 7001
Henni Fisher LCSW, BCD, Director