Emergency Department Eldercare Navigators (EDEN)

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CJE SeniorLife

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Become a part of an exciting program to assist older adults in the Emergency Department of Glenbrook Hospital. Emergency Department visits can be disruptive and take a damaging toll on older adults, especially those with dementia. EDEN volunteers provide a calming influence and improve communication during an Emergency Department visit.
As an EDEN Volunteer you will provide the compassion and we will provide FREE training in all of the following:

  • Common health issues among older adults, with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders
  • Listening & communicating with patients & medical personnel
  • A walking tour of Glenbrook Hospital’s Emergency Department
  • Stress reduction techniques & applications for persons with Dementia
  • Patient advocacy
  • Confidentiality and Ethics

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Glenbrook HospitalGlenview, IL 60025

(42.0724,-87.82059)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • One 4 hour shift per month

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