Provide Effective Care to Family Members

Moraine Valley, together with PLOWS Council on Aging brings you a NEW course series aimed to support those caring for loved ones. This series trains for entry-level in-home, non-medical care of the elderly,  and helps the client meet the demands of living independently and maintaining a personal residence. 

Legal and Financial Issues

Informs caregivers about the legal and financial issues that affect them while taking care of a loved one at home. Topics will cover advanced directives, maximizing employee benefits for the caregiver, budgeting and the Medicare/Medicaid programs.

The course meets Wednesday, April 11 from 6 -7:30 p.m.
Register using Course Code: FM4-403-200.

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caregivers will learn how to care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, as well as how to handle common behaviors associated with the disease. Topics include handling hoarding/rummaging behaviors, safe personal care, and dealing with depression among caregivers of loved ones with dementia.

The course meets Wednesday, April 18 from 6 -7:30 p.m.
Register using Course Code: FM4-401-200.

Caring for the Caregiver

Prepares individuals who are family caregivers to care for their own health while caring for a loved one. Learn to recognize the signs of caregiver stress, identify ways to make time for themselves, and discover ways to access community resources for themselves and their loved one.

The course meets Wednesday, April 25 from 6 -7:30 p.m.
Register using Course Code: FM4-402-200.

Contact Us

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Corporate, Community and Continuing Education
Phone: 708-974-5735
Email: ccce@morainevalley.edu