UPCOMING EVENTS

Hoosiers for Seniors event on October 19

We will be gathering on Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Catholic Center for the HOOSIERS FOR SENIORS event. The evening will feature Bobby Plump of Milan High School fame. Dinner will be provided by Bar-B-Q Heaven, Inc. This dinner event will support the senior services programs of Catholic Charities Indianapolis - A Caring Place Adult Day Services, Caregiver Support, RSVP, Senior Companion Program. Doors open at 6pm. Cost is $25 per individual ticket or $300 for a table.

For more information, contact Cheri Bush at 317-236-1411.

Caregiver Support meetings

Catholic Charities Indianapolis sponsors monthly caregiver support groups for family members who are caregivers of older adults. Meetings are open to the community and are a way for family caregivers to share and learn from each other. To confirm attendance or for additional information, please contact Monica Woodsworth at 261-3378 or mwoodsworth@archindy.org.

Northside: (NEW LOCATION—42nd & N Michigan Rd):

Date: Thursday October 26, 5:30 – 7 pm

Location: Indiana Interchurch Center, 1100 W 42nd Street, Indianapolis, 46208

Topic: Open discussion

Southside:

Date: Monday, October 16, 5:30 – 7 pm

Location: St. Mark Catholic School, 541 E. Edgewood Avenue, Indianapolis, 46227

Topic: Review assistance for life threatening situations (CPR, first aid) and how to be prepared and what to expect when calling 911. Presented by EMS/Paramedic training instructors from Franciscan Alliance.

Other Information:

    • October 10. Ask A Lawyer—free. Meet face-to-face with an attorney at 11 sites throughout the city for free legal advice or call in for advice. Information here .
    • October 27, 8:30 AM- 1 PM. CICOA hosts a free half-day conference to address caregiving issues of supporting someone living with a chronic condition. The conference will address questions including: what is a chronic condition, how does my role of a caregiver affect my own health, how can the faith community support both the patient and the caregiver, and what is palliative care. Register here.
    • October 28, 1 PM. Parkinson’s Symposium & Health Fair. Information here.
    • The Indiana POST (Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) is an advance care planning tool that helps ensure treatment preferences are honored. Learn more and get the document here.
    • Anytime--Access CICOA’s free caregiver video series http://cicoa.org/services/careaware/caregiver-videos/

     

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