Educational and Support Services
Lessons In Care offers in-person and virtual training and group facilitation that can help you learn more about aging and/or caregiving well.
Training and/or educational opportunities include the following:
Brain Matters: Alzheimer’s? Maybe, Maybe Not. This interactive program will help participants understand normal age-related brain changes, causes of dementia symptoms (some can be reversed), and brain disorders like Alzheimer’s. For anyone concerned about a loved one’s brain health… and their own.
Brain Matters: Keeping the Engine Purring. This interactive program will present thinking and memory strategies that help to maintain independence and function. If you’re concerned about a loved one’s brain health… or your own… this program is for you.
Brain Matters: When Words Aren’t Enough. This interactive program will help participants understand how thinking and memory challenges can affect a person’s ability to communicate with others. Participants will also learn strategies for improving communication and reducing potential behavioral concerns. For anyone with a friend, loved one, or acquaintance with communication challenges.
Brain Matters: Supportive Home Environments. This interactive program will help caregivers create a home environment that is a safer and more supportive for the person with cognitive challenges… and helps to reduce caregiver stress.
Tools Caregivers Need. Personal and community resources for family caregivers
Communicating Effectively with Healthcare Professsionals. Strategies to help family caregivers advocate for their loved ones and for themselves.
User-Friendly Homes 101. Home modifications that can make your home safer and more enjoyable.
User-Friendly Homes 102. Gadgets to accommodate your changing needs.
Stress Busters for Family Caregivers facilitation (https://www.wellmedcharitablefoundation.org/caregiver-support/caregiver-stress-busters/). A nine-week program that helps caring family members/friends/neighbors lower stress, anxiety, and anger and improve quality of life.
Interested in any of the above... or a different age or caregiving-related program? Contact Chris at 847-596-8226 use the Contact Me Form on the Contact page .