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Events at The Birches Assisted Living

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February 18: Recognizing and Coping with Caregiver Stress

    1. Start:
    2. 02/18/2015 at 7:00 pm
    1. End:
    2. 02/18/2015 at 8:30 pm
    1. Location:
    2. The Birches Main Dining Room
    1. Description:
    2. Please join us as Sharon helps us recognize caregiver stress, ways to cope with our stress, and tips to help manage these stressors as a caregiver for someone with dementia.

      Registration is required. RSVP to our front desk 630-581-7350.

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February 28: Navigating Healthcare Decisions: Charting the Course

    1. Start:
    2. 02/28/2015 at 9:30 am
    1. End:
    2. 02/28/2015 at 11:00 am
    1. Location:
    2. The Birches' Main Dining Room
    1. Description:
    2. Please join us for brunch while we learn how to navigate our way through current and future healthcare decisions with Mardy Chizek, R.N. owner of Charism Eldercare Services, and Bill Wilson partner and Elder Law Attorney from Wilson & Wilson Law Offices. Being prepared for clinical and legal decisions as a current or future care pro-vider could help make this journey easier to navigate for a loved one, your family, or for yourself.

      RSVP is required for this free event: please call 630-581-8243
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March 18: How to Recognize Pain in those with Dementia

    1. Start:
    2. 03/18/2015 at 7:00 pm
    1. End:
    2. 03/18/2015 at 8:30 pm
    1. Location:
    2. The Birches Main Dining Room
    1. Description:
    2. Steve Hiemenz, owner of Elm Plaza Pharmacy in Hinsdale, will discuss various ways to recognize pain in those with dementia, and talk about pain management interventions. Additionally, he will discuss which medications are associated with higher fall risks and ways to monitor.

      Registration is Required. RSVP to our front desk 630-581-7350
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April 15: Coming to Terms with Emotional Conflicts

    1. Start:
    2. 04/15/2015 at 7:00 pm
    1. End:
    2. 04/15/2015 at 8:30 pm
    1. Location:
    2. The Birches' Main Dining Room
    1. Description:
    2. Author and community educator, Daniel Kuhn, will present a balance of help and hope for those caring for someone with memory loss, and talk through ways to come to terms and work through the emotional conflicts you may face.

      Registration is required. RSVP to our front desk 630-581-7350
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May 20: How to optimize your day

    1. Start:
    2. 05/20/2015 at 7:00 pm
    1. End:
    2. 05/20/2015 at 8:30 pm
    1. Location:
    2. The Birches' Main Dining Room
    1. Description:
    2. Jackie Raschke, Director of Encore & Memory Care Services at The Birches, will present a variety of ways to enjoy and value your time as a caregiver to someone with dementia. She will give examples, throughout her professional experience, of ways you can support your loved one to continue to connect, grow, and live a purposeful life.

      Registration is required. RSVP to our front desk 630-581-7350
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