The Center for Life and Learning:
   Lectures

Plan Your Aging Futures
Alzheimer's: Know the 10 Signs


“Que Sera, Sera ?” How To Plan Your Aging Futures

   Thursday, March 30
   11:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
   Register online here

Doris Day’s familiar, well-loved ballad, an anthem of a bygone era, suggests that people cannot foresee or plan for the future: whatever what will be, will be. When that is applied to today’s aging experience, however, most professionals would beg to differ. In one’s 60s, 70s and 80s, various changes can be anticipated, and many elements can be planned.

Join a professional geriatric care manager from CJE Senior Life for some dynamic discussion about the question marks and tipping points of aging.

  • Financial considerations and the costs of care
  • Longevity and the fear of outlasting savings
  • Types and varieties of housing options; the pros and cons of moving
  • Navigating the health care system
  • Managing unknowns: physical health, clarity, and cognition
  • Finding meaning and a sense of purpose to maintain some quality of life

The program will consider solutions and strategies that go into effective planning, as well as some future trends forecast by the experts. 

Joan Ente, a licensed clinical social worker, is the Manager of “Your Eldercare Consultants,” CJE’s private care management service for older adults. CJE SeniorLife is a trusted name in senior care, providing life enrichment, supportive resources, healthcare, research, and education since 1972.

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Alzheimer’s: Know the 10 Signs
Early Detection Matters

   Monday, June 12
   11:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
   Register online here

This free class is presented in conjunction with Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter.

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as normal age-related memory changes. Attend this program to learn the ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. We’ll separate myth from reality and address commonly-held misconceptions about Alzheimer’s. Hear from people who have the disease, find out how to recognize the warning signs in yourself and others, and learn why early detection matters. The program is 1.5 hours, which includes time for questions and answers.

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For information about our free lectures, contact Susan Quaintance at 312.981.3386.