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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Successful Aging:Resources and Programs for Older Adults

09:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Des Plaines Public Library - Friends Room C
1501 Ellinwood Street
Des Plaines, IL , 60016

(847) 827-5551


Come to this workshop to discuss relevant topics addressing challenges related to aging....and more. This program is presented by the Center of Concern and is funded by Rivers Casino.

A distinguished panel of eight experts will present a workshop to discuss relevant topics addressing challenges related to aging and effective resources to care for the elderly. Program cosponsored with Center of Concern, with various speakers about challenges related to aging, including dementia, spirituality, elder law, assisted living and nursing home care, community resources, and grief and loss.
 
Our keynote speaker, Daniel Kuhn of Rainbow Hospice, is an experienced lecturer on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.
 
This free, continuing education workshop is open to the public. CEUs will be provided to professionals in nursing, social work or counseling.
 
Schedule:
9:00 – 9:25 am.................... Continental breakfast and Networking, Welcome from John McNabola, The Center of Concern
9:30 –10:15 am................... Keynote address: Daniel Kuhn: Making Sense of Memory Loss
10:15 – 11:00 am................ Jay Lewkowitz: Assisted Living and Nursing Home Living
11:00 – 11:15 am................ John Schumacher: Spirituality and the Elderly
11:15 – 11:30 am ............... Mary Hegarty: The Law and the Elderly–Protecting your Assets, Wills and Trusts
11:30 –11:45 am.................Break
11:45 am – 12:00 pm.......... Mary Schurder, Supportive Services for Aging,Center of Concern
12:00 – 12:15 pm................ Eva Gertzfeld, Shared Housing, Center of Concern
12:15 – 12:30 pm................Kathy Puetz, Des Plaines Human Services Dept.
12:30 – 12:45 pm................Maureen Joy, Grief and Loss
 
 
Library Contact: John McNabola
Contact Number: 847-823-0453
 
Location: Friends Room C
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood Street Des Plaines, IL 60016
Telephone: (847) 827-5551 Text: (847) 220-8398
 
Please register at the 1st floor Information Desk, 847-376-2788, or register online at dppl.org. Click on Events and follow the directions.
 
The Center of Concern provides housing assistance, support services and counseling for seniors, disabled and others in need, enabling them to live with dignity and independence.
 
For further information please contact the Center of Concern at (847) 823-0453 or info@centerofconcern.org
 
This program is presented by the Center of Concern and is funded by Rivers Casino.
 

 
 

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