Emergency Department Eldercare Navigators (EDEN)
12 people are interested
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
About CJE SeniorLife
3003 West Touhy, Chicago, IL 60645, US
The mission of CJE SeniorLife is to enhance quality of life and facilitate independence of older adults. At CJE SeniorLife, we fulfill our mission and realize our vision for and on behalf of our Clients, our Clients’ families, our Staff, our Board Members and our Volunteers by striving for excellence through Respect, Advocacy, Compassion, Intention, Innovation and Accountability.
Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has enhanced the lives of older adults and their families through a comprehensive network that includes housing, health care, community services, health and wellness education, life enrichment programs and applied research. CJE SeniorLife serves older adults and their families throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.
CJE is supported by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation. For more information about CJE services, call 773/508-1000 or visit www.cje.net.
We'll work with your schedule.
Glenbrook HospitalGlenview, IL 60025
- Elder care
- Patient Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Social Work
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- One 4 hour shift per month