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Alzheimer’s Support Group— Collinsville Tues., Feb. 12 & March 12 1:30—3:00 p.m. Join others dealing with dementia and memory loss at St. John’s Community Care in Collinsville. Sessions are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Complimentary care for loved ones available with reservation. Call 618-344-5008
Family Caregiver Support Group—Edwardsville Wed., February 20le, 2019 6:30—8:00 p.m. This support group is intended for family caregivers caring for loved ones with any type of disability. Join us at St. John’s Community Care in Edwardsville. Sessions are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Call 618-656-7090
Family Caregiver Support Group Join other caregivers for fellowship and support at this meeting. This support group is intended for family caregivers caring for loved ones with any type of disability. This group is hosted by the Director of the Adult Day Program and meets in the St. John’s Community Care conference room in Collinsville [...]
BY DAVID PIEPLOW - contributing writer - A guy goes into the doctor’s office and says, “Doc, I keep having these alternating, recurring dreams. First I’m a teepee; then I’m a wigwam; then I’m a teepee; then I’m a wigwam again. It’s driving me crazy. I can’t get any sleep and I’m a nervous wreck. [...]
BY DAVID PIEPLOW - contributing writer An elderly farmer in Florida had a large pond next to his fruit orchard. One early evening, he decided to go down to the pond to pick some fruit. As he neared the pond, he heard joyful female voices giggling and laughing and shouting. As he came closer he [...]
By Patti Haddick, Director of Home Services - On a plane ride flight attendants instruct passengers to place the oxygen mask on themselves first and then help others with theirs. The same is true for anyone caring for a loved one. Take care of yourself first in order to have more to give your loved one. [...]
By Patti Haddick, Director of Home Services – The holidays are stressful for any adult but when you add the stress of caring for a loved one, it can be overwhelming. There are decorations to put up, cookies to bake, gifts to buy, and if you add taking care of a frail loved one, it seems unmanageable. [...]