Wise and Well: Community Education Program Series

Join Family Service of Lake County and the Highland Park Senior Center for the Wise and Well: Community Education Program Series featuring matters affecting local seniors. The series will take place on Wednesday, June 20th and Wednesday, July 18th at 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Highland Park Country Club (1207 Park Avenue West). Programs are presented for no charge.

  • How to Be Your Own Best Advocate When Talking to Your Doctor (June 20th) — How can you advocate for yourself and your loved ones? What community resources, including gerontologists and geriatric care managers, can help you navigate through the medical community? What defines a hospitalist and what defines admittance to the hospital as an inpatient or as observation status? Featuring Julie Fohrman, Gerontologist and Principal, North Shore Geriatric Care Management.
  • Paying for Long-Term Care: What You Need to Know (July 18th) — Since Medicare does not pay for it all, what are your long-term care options to maximize a person’s quality of life?  What about Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance and personal care contracts? Featuring Kathryn C. Casey, Elder Law Attorney, Dutton Casey & Mesoloras – Chicago.

Advance registration is preferred but not necessary. To register and for more information please contact Linda Magad (Family Service of Lake County) or Jennifer Aiello (Highland Park Senior Center) at 847-926-1868.

A special thank you to Sunrise Senior Living in Highland Park for their support of this series.