Mishawaka

THE DANGERS OF POLY PHARMACY

Date: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

Presented by: Kim Tordi, R.Ph., BCGP In Touch Pharmaceuticals

Come learn what Poly Pharmacy is and the associated risks and dangers. Also learn how to utilize your pharmacist and other resources to help prevent potential drug interactions.

WHEN IS MEMORY CARE ASSISTED LIVING APPROPRIATE

Date: 
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Presented by: Collen Mull, Patient Care Coordinator, Great Lakes Caring

In making the decision when to move a loved one, there are no right or wrong answers.

Join us as we discuss what signs and symptoms to look for that may help guide your decision making process.

Spirituality and Dementia

Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Awareness of faith and spiritual needs when caring for a family member or friend with dementia can make a significant difference throughout their journey.

Please join us for refreshments while we learn how to further help support our loved ones.

Friending Techniques: A New Approach to Enriching lives

Date: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 9:00am

Utilizing a “Friends” approach to resident care is a critical component of our successful “New Directions”®programming. 

Join us as Angela Stoner-Gast presents techniques used in “befriending” residents. This newapproach to caring for our residents helps to integrate them into our community and supports their sense of selfdignity through mutual support.

Virtual Dementia Tour®

Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm

The Virtual Dementia Tour® is an individual experience, created by Second Wind Dreams®, of simulated dementia especially for families, organizations and companies seeking to better understand the physical and mental challenges of those with Dementia. Join us for this unique and interactive program by “walking in their shoes.” Space is Limited to 15 tours.

Refreshments will be provided.

To reserve your place RSVP early to 574-247-1866 or online.

Painted Pathways; Step-by-Step Expressions of Art

Date: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

By using art as an expression, we are opening pathways for conversations that are sparking memories from the past. Bring your loved one and join in this fun, interactive activity!

Refreshments provided.

Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.)

Hours: 
Full and Part-Time
Reporting To: 
Director of Health & Wellness
Responsibility: 

Provide personalizecare and servicin manneconducive tthe safetycomfortpersonal dignityand well-beinof our residents. Carry out all dutieas assigned by the supervisoanadirected by the Director of Health Wellness to ensurthat thhighesdegree of quality care imaintaineat all times.

  Community:

Understanding and Communicating- The Secrets to Living with a Person with Dementia

Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

Presented by: “Andi” L. Chapman RN, CDP, CADDCT from Heart to Heart Hospice

Join us to better understand common behaviors of Dementia and ways to guide your loved one through a caring approach to live an inspired life.

By understanding the different types of dementia, the symptoms, and disease progress, positive strategies can be implement to minimize the stress for everyone.

Optimizing Quality of Life Utilizing Both Hospice & Physical Therapy

Date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

Presented by: Casey Eycleshymer, Harbor Light Hospice
Utilizing a hospice service doesn’t always mean an end of life event. If fact, utilizing the holistic combination of hospice and physical therapy can improve the joy of life for your loved one. Join us to learn more about this innovative and successful approach which may benefit someone you love.

Seating is limited, RSVP to 574-247-1866 or online.

Valentine’s with a Swing and a Twist

Date: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 2:30pm

Performance by: The Swing Sisters
Enjoy this lively musical event by the popular Swing Sisters, as they bring a joyful celebration of Valentine’s Day to NorthWoods
Village.This is a heartfelt opportunity for families to join together and share the closeness and love that Valentine’s Day represents.

Refreshments will be served.

Seating is limited, RSVP to 574-247-1866 or online.

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