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Educational forums planned on elder issues

The National Alliance for Working Family Caregivers, a not-for-profit speaker's bureau, is offering six weeks of free Greatest Generation Educational Forum presentations at The Presbyterian Homes  in Evanston on Wednesdays starting April 6.

The National Alliance for Working Family Caregivers, a not-for-profit speaker's bureau, is offering six weeks of free Greatest Generation Educational Forum presentations at The Presbyterian Homes  in Evanston on Wednesdays starting April 6.

All sessions meet at Presbyterian Homes, 3200 Grant St., Evanston, and run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

On April 6, Kerry Peck, JD of Peck Bloom LLC will discuss powers of attorney, guardianship and important information to prepare you for retirement.

On April 13, "Elder Care Benefits; How to Pay for Care," covering VA Aid and Attendance and How to Qualify for Funded Programs will feature elder law attorney John Belconis, Brian Gordon and Patricia O'Dea-Evans, MS, RN

On April 20 "Levels of Care; How to Select All Types of Senior Housing or In-Home Care Providers" will feature Gail Niksic, senior care consultant and local expert from A Silver Connection and Diana Molnar

On April 27 "Tough Conversations; Peaceful Resolutions with Family Members and Family Conflict" will be presented by Brigitte Schmidt Bell, a mediator and attorney.

On May 4, "How to Right Size and Organize" will feature Jennifer Prell, president of Paxem, Inc. a senior relocation and moving specialist.

On May 11, the topic will be "How to Talk To Your Doctor and Your Parent’s Doctor."

RSVP to [email protected] or call 847-462-8266 for more information.

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