The Holmstad Helping Hearts, a free family and caregivers support group offered at The Holmstad, is offered the first Thursday of the month, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the Town Center classroom at The Holmstad, located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia. Registration is not required to attend the support group, but you must reserve a spot for your loved one requiring care by calling Brenda Lowden, RN, at (630) 879-4034 or emailing her at BJLowden@covenantretirement.org. The care is provided free of charge.
Group topic discussions include managing and coping with difficult behaviors; self-care and coping skills; safety issues; connecting with your loved one who has dementia; stress management; telling others about the diagnosis and establishing boundaries; holiday blues/grief and loss; and acceptance and letting go. Educational materials and referral services will be provided. Refreshments will be served.
About The Holmstad
The Holmstad is a faith-based, non-profit continuing care retirement community located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, Ill. It is administered by Covenant Retirement Communities, one of the nation’s largest non-profit senior services providers. Covenant Retirement Communities serves 5,000 residents at 12 senior living communities nationwide and is a ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church. For more information on The Holmstad, call 877–226-7310 or visit www.TheHolmstad.org.