to host caregiver lunch and learn with Area Agency on Aging October
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[October 12, 2016]
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 grandparents and other relatives raising children.
It will be held at the Oasis Senior Center, 2810 Woodlawn Road,
Lincoln, on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, from noon to 1:00
Catherine Spannagel, Caregiver Specialist, HSHS St. John’s
Hospital Third Age Living, will present “What Can a Caregiver
Specialist Do for You?”
Lunch will be provided and pre-registration is required. While there
is no charge to attend,
voluntary contribitions are accepted. All donations received are
used to provide additional services for caregivers.
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 own live.
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Informal caregivers are those unpaid persons 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
Grandparents or other relatives raising grandchildren are those
who have accepted primary responsibility for raising one or more
children through age 18.
To register or to learn about this program, contact the Area Agency
on Aging for Lincolnland at 217/787-9234 or 800-252-2918.