North Shore Senior Center is proud to be featured in the inaugural issue of Caregiving magazine. Caregiving shares invaluable information and resources to empower family caregivers to make informed decisions as they care for their loved ones.
For additional information about North Shore Senior Center's various support groups, outreach efforts and caregiver services, please call 847.784.6040 between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Parkinson's Disease Support Groups
For now, the Parkinson’s Support Groups are meeting virtually every Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. To join this group or for more information, please contact Diane Behnke at email@example.com or Heather Resnick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This weekly support program provides information and encouragement in dealing with common concerns and issues related to Parkinson's disease. People with Parkinson's disease and their families/caregivers meet in separate groups at the start of each session. Then, all the participants come together for light refreshments and conversation. Groups meet at our Northfield location every Wednesday from 2 - 3:30 p.m. Suggested monthly donation is $20 per family.
Advance registration is preferred but not required. Please contact Diane Behnke at email@example.com for more information on the support group for people living with Parkinson's, or Heather Resnick at firstname.lastname@example.org for family caregivers.
Hearing Loss Support Groups
Sound Off: Hearing Loss Support Group
The Hearing Loss Support Group meets virtually every Monday (except the second Monday of each month) from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join us to learn more about assertiveness, self-advocacy and new assistive technologies that can help you live life to the fullest with hearing loss. Share your solutions and successes, as well as frustrations with hearing loss with those who “get it.”
Please contact Ana Pinshower at 847.784.6079 or email@example.com for a link to the group.
Speech Reading—CURRENTLY ON HOLD
This unique class teaches individuals who experience some hearing loss how to read lips. Learn how to use visual awareness, listening strategies and communication strategies to make communication easier. This group meets every Monday (except the second Monday of the month) from 10 - 11 a.m. and is followed by Sound Off.
Chicago North Shore Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)
The HLAA Chicago North Shore Chapter meets virtually the second Monday of each month at 11 a.m. We are a group of hearing advocates who teach each other and anyone who’s interesting in learning more about strategies for effective communication and assistive technologies for people with or without hearing aids. Our door is always open to answer hearing related questions. Free to attend.
For more information on any of the Hearing Loss groups, please contact Ana Pinshower at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847.784.6079.
Low Vision Support Group for Older Adults
THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY ON HOLD
This group meets monthly and offers individuals the opportunity to discuss their insights and challenges of living with vision loss. Additionally, participants have accessed resources that could help them understand their vision impairments and develop skills to manage daily living tasks successfully. The group meets the first Tuesday of the month from 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. at the Levy Senior Center Library, 300 Dodge Avenue, in Evanston, Illinois.
To learn more, please contact Erica Murillo at 847.424.5684 or email@example.com.
Caregiver Support Groups
Family Caregiver Support Group—CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
4th Wednesday of the month, 10 – 11:30 am
Facilitator: Marci Balonick, LSW, 847.242.6250 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact facilitator for Zoom link.
Dementia Family Support Group—CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
Thursdays, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
For more information on joining this group, email email@example.com or call 847.242.6250.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group—CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
3rd Monday of the month, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Facilitators: Ruth Malutan, MSW, 847.424.5654 and Sharon Stolz, M.Div., 847.424.5669