Looking for more information & support in understanding dementia & how to care for a family member or friend? Join us for a special series presented by Christine Damon, the Executive Director of CareSmart Illinois:
Introduction to Dementia – Tues., Sept. 15 at 7 pm [registration closed].
This initial session will help participants understand the characteristics of dementia & the ways in which it can change a person’s ability to perform daily activities. Participants will also learn support strategies to encourage the retention of abilities & independence.
Creating Dementia-Friendly Environments – Tues., Oct. 13 at 7 pm [registration closed].
Caregiving in a Time of Dementia – Tues., Nov. 3 at 7 pm online [registration closed].
This final session will focus on the role of family caregivers & include discussions of the dementia journey, effective caregiving strategies, quality of life maintenance, & importance of self-care & support.
Registration requested by calling 847-244-5150, ext. 4 or online. Please register for each session individually. Handouts will be provided.