Posted February 28, 2013

Here's an event I saw in the Chicago Tribune that would be a great resource for Caregivers to take advantage of!

Are you a caregiver?  To Expand your Network Attend… 

A Systematic Approach to Building Your Caregiver Network 
The Northern Suburbs’ First Annual Family Caregiver Conference 
Monday, April 22, 2013 
8:30 a.m.–3 p.m

Hosted by Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter

2050 Claire Court, Glenview, il 

 

Come together with other family caregivers for support and the opportunity to gather valuable information and resources to assist you in building your own caregiver network. In addition to six presentations, participants will have access to twenty information tables that will introduce you to local vendors and companies who support family caregivers. 

Education Schedule: 

• 9:10–10am 

Key Legal Issues for Family Caregivers:

Janna Dutton, JD, Attorney and Partner, Dutton & Casey, P.C. 

• 10–10:45am 

Personal Family Caregiving Story:

Elaine Soloway 

• 11–11:45am 

Springs Eternal: A Roadmap Through Anticipatory Grief:

Alison Hutner, A.M., LCSW, Social Worker, Midwest CareCenter 

• 12:45–1:30pm 

Therapy to Relieve Stress & Promote Relaxation:

Sharon Palmatier, CMP, Certified Aromatherapist 

• 1:30–2:30pm 

Resources Available to Family Caregivers:

Heather Resnick, MA and Kimberly Hand, MS, CMC, North Shore Senior Center

Free to attend! Pre-registration required.

RSVP to Lecia Szuberla@elderwerks.com or call (847)462-0885

 

Continental breakfast and lunch provided. Inquire about respite care for your loved one while you attend the conference.

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