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Elderwerks Caregiver Symposium

Monday 02/15/2021 09:00 AM - 04:45 PM
Live Webinar Presentations

The symposium is to help you maintain your sense of self, build coping skills, learn techniques to care for yourself and resources to help you and your loved one in the home.
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Maintaining Your Sense of Self
Learn how to move forward and maintain your own identity while taking care of a loved one.

10:15 AM to 11:15 AM - Dementia Live
Dementia Live offers a unique inside-out understanding of dementia and aging. Participants will gain a heightened awareness of the challenges faced by those who live with dementia. Learn valuable tips and tools to improve communication and care.

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Understanding the Different Types of Dementia
For those with dementia, it can be challenging to balance the desire for independence with the need for safety and assistance. This session tailors’ individual programs of care and wellness so that each resident can enjoy maximum independence with precisely the level of support he or she needs.

1:15 PM to 2:15 PM - Compassion Fatigue
Compassion fatigue can include emotional, physical, and spiritual distress in those providing care to another. First learn to recognize when you're wearing down and then get into the habit of doing something every day that will replenish you.

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Don't Wait for a Crisis - Plan Now for Future Needs
Plan for the unexpected events that may happen to you or your loved one.

3:45 PM to 4:45 PM - Eldercare Resources; A Discussion with a Geriatric Social Worker and Certified Case Manager

There is no cost to join, but registration is required. Come and go as you please using the same login. Each seminar will be recorded and available to view at a later date.

Sponsored by: Elderwerks Educational Services | Lifeway Mobility Chicagoland | Mark Drug Medical Supply | Comfort Keepers | Transitions Hospice | Margolis Weldon LLC | The Rantis Group Keller Williams | Silverado Memory Care Communities | Paxem, Inc.


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