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How is Your Aging Loved One Functioning at Home?

Wednesday 09/26/2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Gentle Home Services, Inc.
570 Lake Cook Rd., #116, Deerfield, IL 60015
In the Solarium

Presented by Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW
Leading Advocate for Health Awareness & Caregiver Support
Speaker - Author - Consultant - Counselor

Iris Waichler has been a well known patient advocate and licensed clinical social worker for the last 35 years. She began her career working with geriatric patients who experienced catastrophic illness and counseled them and their families about adapting to these medical problems. She helped them about how to cope with the disease and its impact on their lives.

Her hospital experience helped patients and families who suddenly found themselves feeling helpless and alone. This prompted her to write her first book, Patient Power: How to Have a Say in Your Hospital Stay. She knew what questions to ask and where to go for support to empower them in coping with their medical conditions and the resulting life changes. She also authored a new book, Role Reversal: How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents.

5:00pm Registration/Light Dinner
5:20pm Introductions
5:30pm - 6:30pm Presentation

To register, email events@elderwerks.com or call 847-462-0885.

1.0 CEU will be awarded to nurses, social workers and professional counselors. A $5.00 fee* payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013, will be collected from all attendees. An invoice will be emailed after registration to those paying by credit card. *No fee for community members and retirees.

Sponsored by:
Gentle Home Services
Heartland Hospice Care
Elderwerks
Dutton Casey & Mesoloras, PC
In-Home Counseling
Phoenix Home Care, LLC
Weinberg Community for Senior Living


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