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The Heart of a Veteran - Breakfast at Belmont

Wednesday 06/07/2017 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Belmont Village of Buffalo Grove
500 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Breakfast . 8:00 - 8:30
Presentation . 8:30 - 9:30
Tours . 9:30 - 10:00

Speaker: Andy Balafas, Regional Veterans Liaison for Vitas Chicagoland
Mr. Balafas has extensive experience in assisting Veterans and their families with the unique needs that Veterans often have. He also served as an army infantry officer for six years and is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

This session will explore the unique challenges and opportunities veteran caregivers may encounter along with background information on statistics regarding veterans, cultural differences among veterans of different wars and the impact of military culture and experiences on our veterans. Attendees will learn the relationship of forgiveness and healing and its impact on the heart of the veteran. We'll also discuss the services that are available to veterans and their families.

At the completion of this program, social workers and RNs will receive 1 CEU. CEUs provided by Vitas Hospice.

Seating is limited. To reserve your space, RSVP to Susan Kocanda by June 5 at 847-537-5000 or

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