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
The Parkinson’s Support Groups provide information and encouragement in dealing with common concerns and issues for people living with PD and their family caregivers.
Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month
2 - 3:30 p.m.
People with PD and caregivers meet separately for the first hour and come together the last 30 minutes for socialization
Hearing Loss Support Groups
Sound Off: Hearing Loss Support Group
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.”
Meets virtually every Monday (except the second Monday of each month)
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Please email Ana Pinshower or call 847.784.6079 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.
Meets every Monday (except the second Monday of the month)
10 - 11 a.m. and is followed by Sound Off (above).
We are a group of hearing advocates who teach each other and anyone who’s interested 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.
Meets virtually the second Monday of each month
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
For more information on any of the Hearing Loss groups, please email Ana Pinshower or call 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.
Meets the first Tuesday of the month
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Levy Senior Center Library, 300 Dodge Avenue, in Evanston, Illinois
To learn more, please email Erica Murillo or call 847.424.5684.
Caregiver Support Groups
Caregiver Support Groups for family caregivers and spouses—CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
Family Caregiver Support Group
Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month
3 - 4:30 p.m.
Caregiver Support Group for Spouses & Partners
Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month
3 – 4:30 p.m.
To get the Zoom link or to learn more, email Janelle Knippen, MA, or call 847.424.5660.
Dementia Family Support Group—CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month
2:30 - 4 p.m.
For more information on joining this group, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847.242.6250.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group—CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
3rd Monday of the month, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Funds (in whole/part) for these programs were provided through an award from AgeOptions through grants from the Illinois Department on Aging and/or Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under Title III of the Older Americans Act.