The Holmstad Helping Hearts
Free memory loss support group for caregivers offered monthly at The Holmstad
- The Holmstad
- 1st Thursday
- Starting on: Feb 02, 2017
- Ending on: Jul 06, 2017
- 01:30PM - 02:30PM
- (630) 879-4034
The Holmstad Helping Hearts, a free support group for caregivers of loved ones with dementia, is offered the first Thursday of the month, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the Town Center classroom at The Holmstad, located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia. Registration is not required to attend the support group, but if you have a loved one requiring care, please call Brenda Lowden, RN, at (630) 879-4034 or email her at BJLowden@covenantretirement.org. The care is provided free of charge. The Holmstad is a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community.
Group topic discussions 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, non-profit continuing care retirement community located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, Ill. It is administered by Covenant Retirement Communities, one of the nation’s largest non-profit senior services providers. Covenant Retirement Communities serves 5,000 residents at 15 senior living 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.