HIGHLAND PARK – Join Family Service of Lake County and the Highland Park Senior Center for the spring/summer Wise and Well: Community Education Program Series featuring matters affecting local seniors. The series will take place on Wednesdays – June 20 and July 18 – at 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Highland Park Country Club (1207 Park Avenue West). Programs are presented for no charge.
- June 20 – How to Be Your Own Best Advocate When Talking to Your Doctor: How can you advocate for yourself and your loved ones? What community resources, including gerontologists and geriatric care managers, can help you navigate through the medical community? What defines a hospitalist and what defines admittance to the hospital as an inpatient or as observation status? Featuring Julie Fohrman, Gerontologist and Principal, North Shore Geriatric Care Management.
- July 18 – Paying for Long-Term Care: What You Need to Know: Since Medicare does not pay for it all, what are your long-term care options to maximize a person’s quality of life? What about Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance and personal care contracts? Featuring Kathryn C. Casey, Elder Law Attorney, Dutton Casey & Mesoloras – Chicago.
Advance registration is preferred but not necessary. To register and for more information please contact Linda Magad (Family Service of Lake County) at 847-432-4981 x110 or [email protected] or Jennifer Aiello (Highland Park Senior Center) at 847-926-1868 or [email protected]
A special thank you to Sunrise Senior Living in Highland Park for their support of this series. OUR MISSION: We strengthen families through counseling, education, and related support services. We help individuals succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within our community. To learn more about Family Service, visit www.famservice.org.
Submitted by Family Service of Lake County