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HAYVN PRESENTS:Sandwich Generation Support Group
February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
People are living longer than ever before and adult children often have to step in to help. These responsibilities can come on suddenly and be overwhelming.
Join others in the Sandwich Generation who are balancing their own lives while caring for elderly family members. This group will share the joys and challenges of being in this stage of life.
Come join us for support, education and resources so you can handle these responsibilities with grace and strength.
This series of monthly meetings are hosted by Meleisa Holek of MLH Consulting. Advisory Board members include Paul and Susan Doyle of Oasis Senior Advisors and Anne McGuire of Healthcare Pathfinder, LLC.
Meeting topics will include:
February 24 – Class Roundtable. Why are you here and what is keeping you up at night?
March 24 – Caring for the Caregiver. Discussion on setting limits, balancing it all, asking for help and coping strategies for caregivers.
April 28 – Life at Home. Tips for daily living, getting in-home help and other considerations for aging in place.
Future monthly topics will include: Healthcare and the Aging, The Aging Brain and Dementia, Finance and Legal considerations, Moving to a new home (independent living, assisted living, nursing homes), Downsizing and managing a move, Nearing the End – hospice care, funeral preparations, grief counseling , and Other topics based on group input and interest .
Recommended supplemental reading is the book “How to Care for Aging Parents” by Virginia Morris. This is a one-stop resource for all of your medical, financial, housing and emotional issues.