This event was held April 10, 17, 24th and May 1, 2021.
 Presentations are 60 – 90 minutes.

Legal and
Financial Issues

About Heidi

Heidi received her B.S. from Southern Illinois University, M.A. from the University of Illinois, J.D. from University of Tulsa, and is licensed to practice law in Illinois. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Illinois State Bar Association and St. Clair County Bar Association. Ms. Dodd received the 2018 Legacy Celebration Award and most recently was awarded best attorney with Small Business Monthly of St. Louis.


One of the finest gifts anyone can leave their family is a well-organized and easily-transferable estate. Concentrating in the areas of multi-generational Estate Planning and Elder Law. Attorney Heidi E. Dodd offers legal counsel in the areas of powers of attorney, wills and trusts, asset preservation, special needs trusts, guardianships, trust administration, probate, and real estate matters.

Like a compass, you can rely on us to always point you and your family in the right direction. Through times of unfamiliar roads, we promise to guide you. We hold our commitment to support you of the utmost importance. We encourage you to contact us to discuss your needs and those of your family. Our firm is dedicated to providing clients with caring support, helpful and easy to understand information, as well as individualized attention.

Take Care to Care: Improving
Safety & Function for Loved-ones
& Caregivers in the Home

About Cindy

Cindy graduated in 1992 with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St Louis, MO. The majority of her career has been spent in Home Healthcare, with short stints in skilled rehabilitation and outpatient therapy clinical settings. Her passion is to assist people in maintaining their independence, especially when it makes the difference in their ability to remain in their home. Physical Therapy’s main focus is mobility

About Christina

Christina graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Master’s degree in Speech/Language/Dysphagia Therapy. She spent most of her career treating patients in the skilled nursing facility environment. Of all the speech therapy areas treated by speech therapists, she really enjoys working with people that have difficulty eating, chewing and swallowing after illness or disease. Speech Therapy’s main focus is cognition, language and swallowing difficulties.

Who is Adaptive Equipment & Caregiving Corner?

Adaptive Equipment Corner produces educational and instructional videos. Our mission is to enhance continuity of care from healthcare facility to home, increase client and caregiver safety during daily care and improve and maintain the client’s optimal level of functional independence. Visit us at

Practical Strategies Family Caregivers Can
Use In and Out of the Home

About Amy

Amy Sobrino is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in working with people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and their care partners. After her experience caring for her grandmother living with Alzheimer’s disease, Amy earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work degree at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Master’s of Social Work degree and Gerontology specialization from Saint Louis University. Amy is currently employed at Memory Care Home Solutions, a non-profit organization that provides education and support to care partners supporting a person living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. In addition to her role at Memory Care Home Solutions, Amy and her family founded Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness, a non-profit organization in central Illinois that provides rural dementia education and support.

About Memory Care Home Solutions

At Memory Care Home Solutions, we value our important role in supporting people living with dementia and family care partners in their homes and communities. We are working hard to fulfill our mission to extend and improve quality time at home for people affected by dementia during these difficult times, while prioritizing the health and safety of our staff and the vulnerable population we serve. Memory Care Home Solutions Home – Memory Care Home Solutions (

Dementia Resources – Helping You
Age Well, Your Way!

Taking care of a person living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia at home is specialized work. To do this work successfully, caregivers need options and resources. It’s a journey no one should take alone. We will share with you ideas and tips to help you and your loved one.