The Holmstad Helping Hearts
Free caregivers support group first Thursday of the month in Batavia
The Holmstad Helping Hearts, a free memory loss support group for caregivers and family members is offered the first Thursday of the month, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the Town Center classroom at The Holmstad, a senior living community located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia. Registration is not required to attend the support group, but if your loved one requires care while you attend, you must reserve a spot by calling Brenda Lowden, RN, at (630) 879-4034 or emailing her at BJLowden@covenantretirement.org. The care is provided free of charge. The Holmstad Helping Hearts is a safe, confidential place to talk about your experience as a caregiver, meet new people, and learn and share ideas. Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Jeanne Marie Snarich, will lead group discussions that will include managing and coping with difficult behaviors; self-care and coping skills; safety issues; connecting with your loved one who has dementia; stress management; telling others about the diagnosis and establishing boundaries; holiday blues/grief and loss; and acceptance and letting go. Educational materials and referral services will be provided. Refreshments will be served. About The Holmstad The Holmstad is a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, Ill. It is administered by Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC), one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit senior services providers. CRC serves 5,000 residents at 15 retirement communities nationwide and is a ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church. For more information on The Holmstad, call 877–226-7310 or visit www.TheHolmstad.org.
Date & Time
Weekly on Thursday
Feb 08, 2018 through Feb 07, 2019
1:30PM - 2:30PM