'Lunch and Learn' Sept. 25 at Oasis Senior Center
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[September 13, 2012]
The Area Agency on Aging
for Lincolnland, in cooperation with Senior Citizens of Logan County, has
scheduled a "Lunch and Learn" program for informal caregivers of older
adults and for grandparents and other relatives raising children. It will be at
noon Sept. 25 at the Oasis Senior Center, 501 Pulaski St. in Lincoln.
Barbara Greenwood, of VRI -- with the
motto "Be safe. Live well." -- will present "Minimizing the Risk of
Falls in the Home by Implementing Simple Changes."
Lunch will be provided, and
preregistration is required. There is no charge to attend.
This presentation is part of a
series of Lunch and Learn programs. The goal of the series is to
provide practical information that will help caregivers continue to
provide quality care to others while maintaining balance in their
Informal caregivers are those
unpaid individuals such as family members, friends and neighbors who
provide assistance to someone who is to some degree incapacitated
and in need of help with tasks such as grocery shopping, bill
paying, cooking or personal care. Grandparents or other relatives
raising grandchildren are those who have accepted primary
responsibility for raising one or more children through age 18.
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To register or to learn about this program,
contact the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland at 217-787-9234 or