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Veterans Hidden Heroes - Caregiver Education

Hidden Heroes Veterans & Caregivers Aging Well Series

Elderwerks and the Veterans Assistance Commission of McHenry County has put together a series of educational seminars to help veterans and at-home caregivers. The presentations will be available to view live on the Elderwerks Facebook page, YouTube Channel, and LinkedIn page. A live Q&A will take place after each presentation. Attendees can ask questions to the speakers within the comments section. 

Monday, May 23rd at 10:00 am
FHCC Caregiver Support Program (CSP)
Justin Padaoan, Social Worker
Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC), Lovell Federal Healthcare Center 


Tuesday, May 24th at 10:00 am
VA Fiduciary Program
  • Molly Kosbab, Supervisory Field Examiner, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Fiduciary Hub
  • Lisa Mims, Supervisory Field Examiner, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Fiduciary Hub


Tuesday, May 24th at 12:00 pm
Legal Issues to Consider While Aging
Kerry Peck, Founding Partner
Peck Ritchey LLC


Wednesday May 25th at 10:00 am
Veterans Resources & Updates
Jane Dorfner, Veterans Service Officer
Veterans Assistance Commission of McHenry County


Wednesday May 25th at 12:00 pm
Socialization & Activities for the Caregiver and Those with Limited Mobility

Jenifer Anderson
Group Exercise Director/Club Manager
Good Shepherd Hospital Health and Fitness Center



Thursday, May 26th at 10:00 am
Understanding VA Benefits: Questions for the Experts

  • Mike Iwanicki, Superintendent, Veterans Assistance Commission McHenry County
  • Tammy Anderson, Superintendent, Veterans Assistance Commission DeKalb County


Thursday, May 26th at 12:00 pm
Resources for Those Contemplating a Move
Deana Liss, Social Services Specialist
Elderwerks Educational Services

View Presentation Here


Friday, May 27th at 10:00 am
Panel Discussion: Summary of Resources From the Week

  • Deana Liss
    Social Services Specialist,
    lderwerks Educational Services
  • Jennifer Prell
    President & Founder
    Elderwerks Educational Services
  • Mike Iwanicki

    Veterans Assistance Commission McHenry County

 Please register here - we will be drawing names for prizes at the end of the week.
After viewing the presentations, please complete this evaluation to be entered to win a prize at the end of the week. 


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