Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet is facilitating a free caregiver educational series for persons caring for an older adult on the following dates.

Caregiver Support Group is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM at Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene (1000 N. Entrance Ave., Kankakee) in room 107. A light lunch will be provided.

To register or for more information, call 815-523-9918. 

Aug. 28th - Finding Help and Accessing Services

Amanda Foltz, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet 

Sept. 4th - The Legal How To’s: Guardianship of the Estate and

 POA of Property

Ketura Baptiste, Prairie State Legal Services

Sept. 11th - Hands-On Care: How to Safely Care for Your Family Member

Darla Savoie, Hospice of Kankakee Valley

Sept. 18th - 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Melanie Adams, Alzheimer’s Association

Sept. 25th - New Rules for End of Life Care

Darla Savoie, Hospice of Kankakee Valley

Caregiver funding is provided by Agency on Aging, Northeastern Illinois.