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Teach Health Workshops!

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Aging Care Connections

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Aging Care Connections

Aging Care Connections is seeking committed volunteers to teach health workshops! No experience is required and training will be provided.

The Take Charge of Your Health Programs, Matter of Balance, and Walk with Ease are evidence-based workshops given two and a half hours, one-two times a week, for six-eight weeks. Workshops take place in community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals throughout Cook County. People with ongoing health conditions attend together. Workshops are presented by two trained facilitators, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with ongoing health conditions themselves. The workshops give participants the skills to coordinate all the things they need to manage their health, as well as to help them keep active in their lives.


Volunteers must commit to facilitating at least 2 workshops within a year of training.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complete facilitator training for your desired workshop (1-4 days)
  2. Work with co-facilitator to prepare, collect materials for, and lead assigned workshops
  3. Be on time, dependable, and report to assigned workshops as scheduled
  4. Maintain the confidentiality and sensitivity of participant information
  5. Collaborate with host site to recruit workshop participants when necessary
  6. Identify other potential host sites


Days: Monday-Friday


Times: Workshops are typically during daytime hours


Location: Throughout Lyons, Riverside, and South Proviso Townships


Contact: Denise Gerda at dgerda@agingcareconnections.org or 708-603-2245



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About Aging Care Connections

Location:

111 W. Harris Avenue, La Grange, IL 60525, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in our community by providing older adults and their families with guidance and support that enhances the ability to age well.

Description

We are the connection to the most comprehensive, expert information, programs and services that enable older adults to remain independent and their families to make the best, most informed decisions regarding needed care in their lives.

Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

111 W Harris AveLa Grange, IL 60525

(41.81396,-87.87162)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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